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On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Columbia” label released “Ball-Hog or Tugboat?”, the debut Mike Watt solo album. It was recorded May – September 1994, and was produced by Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Mike Watt- bass, lead and background Vocals, spoken word
  • Dave Grohl- drums, guitar
  • Nels Cline- guitar, slide guitar, lead guitar, nylon guitar
  • Eddie Vedder- guitar, lead and background vocals
  • J Mascis- guitar, drums
  • Cris Kirkwood- banjo
  • Curt Kirkwood, Gary Lee Conner- lead guitar
  • Krist Novoselic- Farfisa organ
  • Carla Bozulich- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Preussner, Bob Lee- drums
  • Joe Baiza, Zander Schloss, John Strohm, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Butler, Todd Rigione- guitar
  • Paul Roessler- piano
  • Danny Frankel- percussion
  • Spot- mandolin, viola
  • Evan Dando- vocals
  • Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore, Mario Caldato Jr.- background vocals
  • Petra Haden- background vocals, violin
  • Frank Black, Henry Rollins, Mark Lanegan, Michael Diamond, Pat Smear, Dave Pirner, Tiffany Anders- vocals
  • Keith McCaw- acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Perkins- percussion, drums
  • Steve Shelley, Wayne Griffin, Brock Avery, John Molo, Richie West – drums
  • Epic Soundtracks- tambourine
  • Tony Atherton- alto saxophone
  • Flea- Lead Bass, Pocket trumpet
  • Vince Meghrouni- percussion, background vocals, vocals, drums, tenor saxophone
  • Kathleen Hanna- spoken word
  • Bernie Worrell- B3 organ
  • Adam Horovitz- drums, guitar, background vocals
  • Ronda Rindone- bass clarinet
  • Tony Maxwell- cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Watt; except where noted.

  1. Big Train – Tony Kinman, Chip Kinman
  2. Against The 70’s
  3. Drove Up From Pedro
  4. Piss-Bottle Man
  5. Chinese Firedril – Mike Watt, Joe Carducci
  6. Intense Song For Madonna To Sing
  7. Tuff Gnarl – Sonic Youth
  8. Sexual Military Dynamics – Mike Watt, Henry Rollins
  9. Max And Wells
  10. E-Ticket Ride
  11. .. One Reporter’s Opinion
  12. Song For Igor
  13. Tell ‘Em Boy!
  14. Sidemouse Advice
  15. Heartbeat
  16. Maggot Brain – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel
  17. Coincidence Is Either Hit Or Miss
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On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness

 

On October 18, 2011.

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On October 18, 2011, “Capitol” label released “The Great Escape Artist”, the fourth Jane’s Addiction studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Rich Costey.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell– lead vocals
  • Dave Navarro– lead guitar, keyboard
  • Stephen Perkins– drums, percussion
  • David Andrew Sitek– bass guitar, keyboards, programming, additional rhythm guitar
  • Chris Chaney– bass guitar
  • Master Musicians of Joujouka- rhaita and additional percussion
  • John Hill – additional keyboards
  • Jamie Muhoberac – additional keyboards
  • Rich Costey– recording, mixing
  • Perry Farrell- co-producer
  • David Andrew Sitek- additional production
  • Chris Kascyh – recording
  • Charlie Stavish – recording
  • Dustin Mosley – recording
  • Chris Steffen – recording assistant
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Mark Santangelo – mastering assistant
  • Matthew Goldman – album art direction
  • Perry Farrell- cover art, character design, fabrication
  • Adam Lawrence – miniature set design, fabrication
  • Jedediah Cowyn Voltz – miniature props, art
  • Jed Hathaway – on-set artist
  • Tom Hester – additional character fabrication
  • Brian Capati – additional character fabrication
  • Bela Temesvary – cover photography
  • Eliot Lee Hazel – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, and David Sitek, except where noted.

  1. Underground
  2. End to the Lies
  3. Curiosity Kills
  4. Irresistible Force (Met the Immovable Object)
  5. I’ll Hit You Back
  6. Twisted tales
  7. Ultimate Reason – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Duff McKagan
  8. Splash a Little Water on It
  9. Broken people – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Duff McKagan
  10. Words Right Out of My Mouth – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Duff McKagan

 

On August 21, 1990.

Jane's_Addiction-Ritual_de_lo_Habitual

On August 21, 1990, “Warner Bros” label released “Ritual de lo habitual”, the second Jane’s Addiction studio album. It was recorded 1989–1990 at “Track Record” in Hollywood, and   was produced by Dave Jerden and Perry Farrell. It was the band’s final studio album before their initial break-up in 1991. “Ritual de lo habitual” was certified 2 x Platinum in the U.S by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell– lead vocals, piano, guitar, artwork
  • Dave Navarro– guitar
  • Eric Avery– bass
  • Stephen Perkins– drums
  • Charlie Bisharat– violin, electric violin
  • Ronnie S. Champagne – bass
  • John Philip Shenale– strings
  • Geoff Stradling– piano
  • Cindy Lair – spoken word
  • Herman Agopain – assistant
  • Victor Bracke – photography
  • Kim Champagne – advisor
  • Ronnie S. Champagne – engineering, guitar technician
  • Chris Edwards – assistant
  • Perry Farrell –
  • Ross Garfield – drum technician
  • Bob Lacivita – engineering
  • Tom Recchion – advisor
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Eric Avery and Stephen Perkins.

  1. Stop!
  2. No One’s Leaving
  3. Ain’t No Right
  4. Obvious
  5. Been Caught Stealing
  6. Three Days
  7. Then She Did…
  8. Of Course
  9. Classic Girl

 

 

On July 22, 2003.

Jane's_Addiction-Strays

On July 22, 2003, “Capitol” label released “Strays”, the third Jane’s Addiction studio album. It was recorded 2002–2003 at “Henson Recording Studios”, and was produced by Bob Ezrin and Brian Virtue. The album cover art is “The Bottom Half” by Umphrey’s McGee,

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell– lead vocals, programming
  • Dave Navarro– guitars, piano
  • Stephen Perkins– drums, percussion
  • Chris Chaney– bass
  • Bob Ezrin– mixing, additional keyboards, percussion, orchestral arrangements
  • Brian Virtue– engineer, mixing, programming
  • James Murray – additional engineering
  • Alex Gibson– additional engineering
  • Brian Humphrey – assistant engineer
  • Alex Uychocde – assistant engineer
  • Aaron Embry– keyboards, kalimba
  • Zack Ray – keyboards
  • Joe Bishara – programming
  • Scott Page –saxophones
  • John Shanks– mandolin
  • Mike Finnegan –organ
  • Brenden Hawkins – additional programming
  • James Murray – additional programming
  • Kim Hill– backing vocals
  • Dionna Brooks-Jackson – backing vocals
  • Leanna Sterios – orchestral arrangements
  • Brian Gardner– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Chris Chaney, except where noted.

  1. True Nature – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Martyn LeNoble
  2. Strays – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Aaron Embry, David J
  3. Just Because
  4. Price I Pay
  5. The Riches” – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Aaron Embry, Martyn LeNoble
  6. Superhero – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Aaron Embry
  7. Wrong Girl
  8. Everybody’s Friend – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin
  9. Suffer Some – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Martyn LeNoble, Bob Ezrin
  10. Hypersonic – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Martyn LeNoble
  11. To Match the Sun – Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Martyn LeNoble

On April 27, 1993.

Porno_for_Pyros

On April 27, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released the debut, self-titled album by Porno for Pyros. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Perry Farrell and Matt Hyde.The album has been certified Gold in the U.S. by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Peter DiStefano– guitars
  • Perry Farrell– vocals
  • Martyn LeNoble– bass guitars
  • Stephen Perkins– drums, percussion
  • Skatemaster Tate– sound additives
  • Matt Hyde– sound additives
  • Matt Hyde – recording engineer, mixing
  • Rob Seifert – recording engineer
  • Damien Wagner – assistant recording engineer
  • Chris Belman – mastering
  • Tom Recchion – art direction, design
  • Bill Hofstadter – artwork, photography
  • Perry Farrell – artwork
  • Barrie Goshko – lettering
  • Cecil Juanarena – computer imaging

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins, Peter DiStefano and Martyn LeNoble.

  1. Sadness
  2. Porno for Pyros
  3. Meija
  4. Cursed Female
  5. Cursed Male
  6. Pets
  7. Bad Shit
  8. Packin’ 25
  9. Black Girlfriend
  10. Blood Rag
  11. Orgasm

 

 

On March 8, 1994.

The_Downward_Spiral

On March 9, 1994, “Interscope” label released “The Downward Spiral”, the second Nine Inch Nails studio album. It  was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “Le Pig” in Beverly Hills;” Record Plant Studios” and “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Trent Reznor and Mark Flood Ellis. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 201 on its list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”. The album was placed 10th on magazine “Spin” list of “125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years” In 2001, “Q” magazine named  “The Downward Spiral” as one of the “50 Heaviest Albums of All Time” and in 2010, the album was ranked number 102 on their “250 Best Albums of Q’s Lifetime”.

Personnel:

  • Trent Reznor– vocals, drums, arranger
  • Mark “Flood” Ellis– hi-hat, ARP 2600 synthesizer
  • Chris Vrenna– drums, programming, sampling
  • Adrian Belew– texture generating guitar, ring mod guitar
  • Danny Lohner– guitar
  • Andy Kubiszewski– drums
  • Stephen Perkins– drum loops
  • Charlie Clouser– programming
  • Russell Mills– paintings
  • David Buckland – photography
  • Gary Talpas– package

Track listing:

All tracks by Trent Reznor.

  1. Self Destruct
  2. Piggy
  3. Heresy
  4. March of the Pigs
  5. Closer
  6. Ruiner
  7. The Becoming
  8. I Do Not Want This
  9. Big Man With a Gun
  10. A Warm Place
  11. Eraser
  12. Reptile
  13. The Downward Spiral
  14. Hurt