Perry Farrell

(Perry Bernstein)
Born: 3/29/1959
Birthplace: Queens, New York

Lead vocalist for Jane's Addiction, the group often credited with launching alternative rock long before it was a known commodity. The group enjoyed early independent success with an eponymous live album in 1987, before breaking through to a wider audience with Nothing's Shocking (1988) and Ritual de lo Habitual (1990).

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