Porno For Pyros

Porno For Pyros (1992-1998, 2009, 2018-present): a Funk Metal band from Los Angeles, Califronia, USA.


ollowing the demise of the commercially successful act Jane's Addiction, front-man Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins formed Porno for Pyros after acquiring guitarist Peter DiStefano and bass player Martyn LeNoble. Farrell named the band after seeing an ad for fireworks in a pornographic magazine.

Prior to releasing their eponymous first album, Porno for Pyros embarked on a nationwide tour to support the new act. By the time the band's debut eponymous album was released in 1993, anticipation surrounding the project briefly drove the album to 3 on the Billboard top 200 list.

For the follow-up album, Good God's Urge (1996), LeNoble quit during recording after completing the majority of the bass tracks. Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt was brought in to finish the album and would subsequently join the band on tour. The album also featured the post-Jane's Addiction reunion of Farrell with guitarist Dave Navarro, who made a guest appearance on the track Freeway, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers' bass player Flea.

The act split in 1998 but boasted a brief reunion in 2009 with the original line-up to perform at Farrell's 50th birthday party. It would be their 2018 reunion that would last, however.

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Nation USA
City Los Angeles, Califronia
Promotional Address Unknown
Genre Funk Metal
Formations 3
Web Unknown
Active Years 1992-1998, 2009, 2018-
E-Mail Unknown
Last Modified 2021-09-13
Diskery ID 975

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Jane's Addiction Perry Farrell Red Hot Chili Peppers

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