happiness in heresy

Thursday, July 18, 1991 1991 - Lollapalooza 1991

Compton Terrace (Phoenix)
Lollapalooza

General Comment

Show stops quickly. From MTV Interview : "“We couldn’t play because one of the power boxes had melted, and every time the low end of the PA would rumble, it would jiggle the cord and all power onstage would just shut off and turn back on. If you have a sampler, that means you’re down for a minute. And if you have a tape deck, ahem, that means it stops. … So this started happening, and: ‘Hello, does anybody know what’s going on?’ A voice from backstage: ‘No, but I think it’s working now.’ Turn to the crowd: ‘OK, hey, we suck, so here’s the next song.’ And 10 seconds into it, every time he hit the kick drum, there it went. Turn back around: ‘This is the biggest show we’ve ever played, does anyone know what the f— is wrong?’ Voice from backstage: ‘We think we have it!’ Turn to the crowd: ‘OK, one more time,’ and … ”

Setlist

    Set

  1. Now I’m Nothing 01:23
  2. Terrible Lie 02:00 - LOT of trouble on sequence. Brutal stop after 2min.
  3. Sin 02:40 - Voice trouble after the intro.

Total Time : 00:06:03

Stats by Album

  1. Pretty Hate Machine : 2
  2. NIN Unreleased : 1

Show Poster/Flyer

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Anniversary Festival Poster

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Event Flyer (pink)

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Event Handbill

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Poster

Show Ticket

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Ticket 1

Physical Setlist / Tour Itinerary / Live Papers

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Jane's Addiction Tour Itinerary

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Jane's Addiction Tour Itinerary

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Jane's Addiction Tour Itinerary

Show/Tour Goodies

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Black Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

NIN Crew Festival Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival White Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival White Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Black Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Festival Crew Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Butthole Surfers Tour Tshirt

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Event Tshirt (bootleg?)

Show Pass

Phoenix – July 18 1991

Pass 1

NIN Line Up

James Woolley

Jeff Ward

Richard Patrick

Trent Reznor

Infos on Press

Casa Grande Dispatch Thursday, July 18, 1991PromoPhoenix – July 18 1991
Arizona Republic Friday, July 19, 1991Review with a few lines about NIN troublePhoenix – July 18 1991
Arizona Republic Thursday, March 17, 1994Echo of the troublePhoenix – July 18 1991
Central Florida Future Thursday, November 17, 1994Little echo of the trouble, 3 years later !Phoenix – July 18 1991
Arizona Republic Friday, September 16, 2005Little echo of this "epic" datePhoenix – July 18 1991
Arizona Republic Thursday, November 24, 2005Echo, even 14 years later !Phoenix – July 18 1991

Audio Record

RecorderEquipment usedQuality Comments
Audience Unknown? seems to be an audience record

: less than 5 songs    : few songs missing    : no song missing but a few cuts    complete show

Video Record

RecorderEquipment usedQualityComments
PRO TV broadcast? Interview after the show and a few minutes of live. From MTV

: less than 5 songs    : few songs missing    : no song missing but a few cuts    complete show

On The Same Bill

Only famous bands the same day added for huge festivals !

Butthole Surfers

Henry Rollins Band

Ice-T / Body Count

Jane's Addiction

Living Colour

Siouxsie And the Banshees

Thanks

  • To nin_historian for the ticket scan
  • janesaddiction.org for the itinerary scans

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