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1982 Van Halen World Tour Rider

The Smoking Gun has finally unearthed a copy of the 1982 Van Halen World Tour rider containing the legendary “brown M&M” prohibition: The document, which we’ve excerpted below, also stipulated that promoters provide the group with “herring in sour cream,” four cases of “Schlitz Malt Liquor beer (16 ounce cans),” and a total of eight … Continue reading 1982 Van Halen World Tour Rider

Backstage Riders: Rage, Bjork, more

The Smoking Gun has added a bunch of new backstage riders to its already impressive collection. You can tell a lot about a person by what they like to drink. Or, in this case, what kind of champagne they demand: • Rage Against the Machine: 2 x bottle Dom Perignon Moet et Chandon champagne • … Continue reading Backstage Riders: Rage, Bjork, more

Foo Fighters Concert Rider

Not sure who writes the Foo Fighters‘ concert rider, but the author is a funny motherfucker: **ALSO-let’s try to think outside the box as we consider the CHICKEN BREAST. A bunch of lightly cooked chicken breasts with goo on them are not fun, not exciting and definitely not going to GET YOU A HUG FROM … Continue reading Foo Fighters Concert Rider

Iggy and the Stooges Concert Rider

Iggy Pop’s hilarious concert rider – 18 pages of rock and roll zaniness. “The Stooges do try to give their audience a great show, but I think there is nothing more soul-destroying than to see a band on stage surrounded by cameramen and their assistants scurrying about like sabre weilding hobbits.”