Dave Navarro

Katy Perry Hates How The Music Industry Runs Hot And Cold With New Artists

katy-perry-22“@katyperry tweeted some pretty universal ideas re: artist development last night… or the lack thereof today,” Dave Navarro noted on Twitter this morning, adding that in his not-so-humble opinion, any Pink Floyd of today would have probably been dropped before they had the chance to make their own Dark Side Of The Moon. (Your mileage may vary on the fallout from that particular scenario, of course.) What did Perry—who, despite not yet being 25, has been in the music business for what could be seen as a long time—have to say? A slightly edited-for-clarity version of her Tweets after the jump. More »

Not Safe For Lunch Dept.

A tipster sends in a report from last night’s show by Dave Navarro’s rotating cast of semi-famous musicians Camp Freddy: “They knew Chrissie [Hynde] was in the audience and she was reluctant to come on stage. They goaded her on stage… More »

Dave Navarro’s Knock-Off Guitar Strap (Unsurprisingly) Draws Ire Of Louis Vuitton

IMG_5593.jpgYou may notice that the above photo shows Jane’s Addiction guitarist/alt-rock gadabout Dave Navarro “rocking” a guitar strap emblazoned with the logo of conspicuous-consumer fave Louis Vuitton, a bit of infringey homage that Navarro has engaged in for the past eight years because, as he writes on his Web site, “I have enjoyed the LV brand for years and years. I own many items such as luggage, belts, wallets, boots and clothing that bear the LV name. Hell, my gym bag is even a LV bag. So they make great stuff. No Doubt.” Well, if this note Navarro received from the company’s law firm yesterday is any indication, they think they make great stuff as well, and they get a little hinky when not-as-great stuff uses their logo without permission:

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Can You Guess Who Sent Dave Navarro This Text?

wenn1819830.jpg“Dave… Get down here. Flea is on his way and wants to jam!”

a) Perry Farrell
b) Pete Yorn
c) Stewart Copeland
d) Steve Vai
e) all of the above!

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Dave Navarro Is Not Averse To Getting The Old Band Back Together

78332516.jpgPerhaps realizing that he’ll need a revenue stream more lucrative than reality TV and less messy than porn to keep him in tattoos and Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses, former Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro has hinted on his blog that he wouldn’t be averse to getting back together with Perry Farrell and the gang for one last cash grab reunion tour:

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Dave Navarro Not-So-Subtly Auditioning For Pitchfork

It’s been a while since we checked in with the former Jane’s Addiction guitarist, mostly because we need a break from watching our former heroes morph into preening half-man, half-unicorn wusses. More »

Dave Navarro Takes It To The Next Level

Once again, we check in with prolific blogger (and possible unicorn-in-disguise) Dave Navarro, whose regularly updated site tackles those tough, reader-provided questions: Have you any cute little rituals that you just gotta do before you go on stage? More »

Dave Navarro Is Truly Out Of This World

America’s favorite music blogger made a cameo at Saturday night’s Adult Video News awards. Clearly, he’s hoping to be picked up by the Satellite Party. More »

Dave Navarro Enjoys Exfoliating, Pontificating

From time to time, we enjoy checking with Dave Navarro’s personal blog, in which the ex-Jane’s Addiction/Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist–and goat-worshipping former Greek god–answers every reader question imaginable. Some recent examples: Q: Who is your favorite Battlestar Galactica character? More »

Dave Navarro Champions Black People, Black Coffee

Not sure how we missed this, but a few weeks ago, Dave Navarro–half-man, half-goat, all-blogger–updated his website with more exciting reader back-and-forth Q&As that are not at all fruitless and boring. So whatchoo thinkin’, Lincoln? More »

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