Ex-Jane’s Addiction Bassist Eric Avery Returns As Garbage’s Bassist

Eric Avery, co-founder and ex-bassist of Los Angeles rock band Jane’s Addiction (whose frontman coined the phrase “Alternative Nation”), reported on his Facebook page earlier this week that he “is a bass player again” on the account of he was “heading out for rehearsals with my friends in Garbage.” Eric Avery has acted as touring member of Garbage before for the Bleed Like Me and Not Your Kind of People tours, in 2005 and 2012 through 2013 respectively. He maintains a close relationship with the band and featured lead singer Shirley Manson on his first solo album back in 2008, Help Wanted. The track in mention, “Maybe”, is featured below:

It is unclear whether Eric Avery is joining the band on a permanent basis or not, though Garbage is conducting a small tour throughout North America and Europe through the fall of 2015 for the 20th anniversary of their first album, Garbage. The tour dates can be seen below, tickets available here:

North America

Oct 06 – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay San Diego, CA
Oct 07 – Fox Theater Oakland, CA Oct 08 – The Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Oct 10 – Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Oct 13 – Bayou Music Center Houston, TX
Oct 14 – Stubb’s Austin, TX
Oct 15 – South Side Ballroom Dallas, TX
Oct 17 – Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL
Oct 18 – Orpheum Theatre Madison, WI
Oct 19 – Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
Oct 21 – Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
Oct 23 – The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY
Oct 24 – Kings Theatre Brooklyn, NY
Oct 26 – The Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, Canada
Oct 28 9:30 – Club Washington, DC
Oct 29 9:30 – Club Washington, DC


Oct 31 – Palladium Koln, Germany
Nov 01 – Train Aarhus, Denmark
Nov 02 – Store Vega Copenhagen, Denmark
Nov 04 – 013 Tilburg, Netherlands
Nov 05 – Vorst Nationaal Brussels, Belgium
Nov 07 – Zenith Paris Paris, France
Nov 08 – O2 Academy Brixton London, United Kingdom
Nov 09 – O2 Academy Brixton London, United Kingdom
Nov 11 – Crocus City Hall Moscow, Russian Federation
Nov 13 – Academy Manchester, United Kingdom
Nov 14 – Usher Hall Edinburgh, United Kingdom