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June 21, 2004

From Stephen Perkins

Perkins here
First of all, I am having a great time starting something fresh and ripe with some long time friends and some new ones too. The music and the vibe is just what I have been looking for,and the future is ours. Now all we have to do is write and perfect a sound, record and mix a clearly beautiful c.d. , tour the world and elsewhere, and repeat that five times over. I can see into the future, and I see...
News from the front :
BANYAN is releasing our third c.d. On October 12 thru Sanctuary Records
S.P on drums, Mike Watt on bass, Nels Cline on guitar, Willie Waldman on trumpet, Norton Wisdom art dept., Brian Virtue on the mixing board
The other two c.d.’s are available thru Cyber Octave E.M.I Recordings
BANYAN will be performing in England and Holland September 23 thru October 1 [details to come]
I am doing different and unusual sessions as well:
Peter Murphy
Eric Delany
S.P. Drum D.V.D.
S.P. Sample library
I am also continuing to work on my company Perkanna Perkussion. I have a percussion instrument that has been well received in the music therapy circles and is being used as a therapy tool for the handicapped.
Go-Jo bags can be found in the West Music Catalog for schools and hospitals.
It has been exciting posting for the first but not the last time on 6767.


June 21, 2004 05:53 PM



Glad to see you posting also. Hey I had Matt get a drum head signed by you and he showed me a pic but never told me what the shipping would be so I still don't have it. Not that I'm complaining I was just wondering how much it would cost to ship is all.

Also looking foreward to the new Banyan album, if its anything like the last two I know I'll enjoy it.


Posted by: Jesse at June 21, 2004 07:43 PM

Thanks for the post - gotta love the drummers.:-)

Posted by: Caitlin at June 21, 2004 07:56 PM

Banyan moves my world


Posted by: Larry B. at June 21, 2004 10:36 PM

hey i cant wait until you play dipiazzas again. i havnt seen you there yet, i saw you at lolla though and you were amazing. i also need to find some place to buy your first cd.
thanks for the music.

Posted by: ken at June 21, 2004 10:43 PM

Very cool that you are also posting!!!! 6767.com has been with Dave for a long time, a place where he opened his heart....I hope your new band do the same. But do me a favor, come play in Brazil!!!!!!

Posted by: Jorge at June 21, 2004 10:55 PM


Nice to finally have a set date for the new Banyan disc.

Can't wait until your next gigs in the SF Bay Area

Posted by: Uzumaki at June 21, 2004 11:22 PM

see you in the uk later in the year...really looking forward to it!!

Posted by: nik at June 22, 2004 06:45 AM

great news that banyan are coming to the UK.
cant wait for the new CD too!

Dave should come over too, maybe do a solo set!?

caught jane's 10 times last year
twice in LA and
all over England, you'd think it would lose something but each time was as fun as the last!

Posted by: dannyboy at June 22, 2004 06:53 AM

Excuse my habit of asking really obscure and pointless questions...

Are you more of a Stephen or a Steve? (:

Posted by: Soph at June 22, 2004 07:21 AM

Stephen... Stop what you are doing!! Perry just played with Peter D, get out of this waste of time band, and re-form Porno for Pyros!! Martyn's still gotta be kickin around somewhere (face down in a puddle of his own vomit in a ditch?) Or nab Watt. PORNO FOR PYROS. Forget this other crap.

Posted by: Shawn at June 22, 2004 07:44 AM

just to clear up any potential misunderstandings, the above is for Stephen PERKINS.

Not captain nabisco.

Posted by: Shawn at June 22, 2004 07:53 AM

Thanks for the post ! God i love this site, so much good news all at once, its really nice to know what is going on with u guys. V much looking forward to the new album and i guess i'll be seeing u later in the year in England!

Posted by: Georgina at June 22, 2004 08:26 AM

God knows yhou're not reading these comments, but..

You need to stop listening to the people around you Steve. Playing without Perry is not a good idea for any of you. I know everyone has told you to tellPerry to go fuck and get a new singer, but you guys are killing your fans. Killing your fans because you ant to play big sell-out arenas instead of small theatres. It's a sad day. Jane's Addiction is burning in flames. Call Perry.

Posted by: hokahey at June 22, 2004 11:02 AM

Hello All! Dave I don't know if this is the place to post a question, but I have been dying to know what the name of the SADE song that you and Carmen love so much. You played it for her on MTV's Til Death Do Us Part?!?!?!?

Posted by: Jessica at June 22, 2004 11:59 AM


You're the baddest man on the skins. I said it for years.
But this move without Perry, is crazy.

Posted by: perry4prez at June 22, 2004 02:56 PM