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
Aww shit, y’all. The Smoking Gun, has pulled a James Frey on R&B crooner Akon, whose album Konvicted has gone triple-platinum, showing that he’s never been to prison. Akon’s Con Job: While the performer’s rap sheet does include a half-dozen arrests, Akon has only been convicted of one felony, for gun possession. That 1998 New … Continue reading Akon is a Lying-Ass Phony
The Smoking Gun uncovers Jimi Hendrix’s Military Personnel Records.
Smoking Gun: Courtney Love Debt Watch – New condo, law firm, recording studio judgments total $430,000.
The Beatles’ 1965 Concert Rider.
The Case Against Michael Jackson – An authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the prosecution’s case based on a review of confidential law enforcement and government reports, grand jury testimony, and sealed court records provided by sources.
The Smoking Gun brings you Kurt Cobain’s Police Files.
Elliott Smith’s Coroner Report from the Smoking Gun. This is personal, sensitive info. Not for the faint of heart.
Johnny Cash’s mugshot from a 1965 drug bust.
The Smoking Gun has scans of the backstage riders for loads of musicians and entertainers. Funny stuff.