PDA

View Full Version : Crazy concert moments



algunz
09-10-2007, 02:13 PM
I know there is a thread similar to this, but I believe it was specific to Coachella. So, here's a chance for people to share their other crazy concert moments.

Last night at the Underworld show, we were front row to what affectionately became known as the sex train. There were two couples sitting in front of us that were high on tequila and one would guess other fun things. As the evening progressed and they got more wasted, the two young ladies began to become very affectionate with each other grinding, and groping. At one point, one girl (who had a French accent) was holding on to her boyfriend and the other girl (a veluptuous black woman) was holding on to her. The veluptuous girl brought her hand down between the French girl's crotch and Frenchy responded by reaching her hand back in between the black girl's legs too. The guy in front just stood there and bounced to the music while the other guy kinda just sat off to the side and watched. It was pretty hot. At the end of the show, I overheard them say "It was nice to meet you."

Just one more reason why last night's show was awesome.

RotationSlimWang
09-10-2007, 02:15 PM
Veluptuous? What is "veluptuous?"

I hope you use a dictionary when you grade those essays. =)

algunz
09-10-2007, 02:17 PM
Shit, I totally meant to go double check my spelling before I posted.

RotationSlimWang
09-10-2007, 02:19 PM
-3 points per spelling error--you're starting off with a 94. Now pick up the content, get some sex in there, and maybe you can squeak out of this with a C.

algunz
09-10-2007, 02:20 PM
VOLUPTUOUS - giving pleasure to the senses

Boy, that couldn't be more true in describing this woman.

algunz
09-10-2007, 02:37 PM
SEX -

At a G 'n R show in 1990, the couple in front of us totally went for it. The girl picked up her skirt and sat in the guys lap. That was fun to watch too, unfortunately they were not the best looking couple so it wasn't as much of a turn on.

JustSteve
09-10-2007, 03:47 PM
no sex in this one, but it was crazy/scary.

i was working for goldenvoice at the sno core tour back in '98 at the san bernardino arena. i was in charge of the tour merch for the night, selling the stuff and handling the cash. i was just going to hang out at the show and enjoy it. the lame sno-core people were supposed to provide someone to work the merch stand per contract, but decided not to right as i got there. that's where i got the great opportunity! well, it was a torrential downpour that night and i guess security was taking a bit too long for the crowd outside the gates. so the angry mob knocked the chainlink fence down and all of a sudden a couple thousand people are running my way with cops and security mixed in. the whole mob had to pass right by me to get inside the venue and i am standing there with over $10,000 in merch behind me and about $5,000 cash in my back pocket. they told me at the beginning of the night(with total fuckin' attitude) that i was responsible for any cash shortage at the end of the night. luckily everyone passed and the show went off without any other problems.

hint: never work merch at a show. i had to count every single piece before the show and every remaining piece after the show to get a total count. by the time i was done the parking lot gates were locked, it was still pouring rain, and i had to 4X outta the lot, driving over a couple bushes and off the curb.

saw a nasty fight at warped tour one year, too. saw a guy running away from the stages and all of a sudden 15-20 skinheads descend on him and proceed to beat the shit outta him. pathetic!

suprefan
09-10-2007, 04:25 PM
I'll just go with one, the riots post Rage performance at the DNC in 2000. Pepper spray sucks, and rubber bullets hurt. And I saw a guy take a beanbag bazzooka shot to the chest.

rage patton
09-10-2007, 04:28 PM
I'll just go with one, the riots post Rage performance at the DNC in 2000. Pepper spray sucks, and rubber bullets hurt. And I saw a guy take a beanbag bazzooka shot to the chest.

You were at that Supre? Thats pretty damn sweet. And you got pelted with some rubber bullets too? Man... I wish there was a riot after Coachella...

Ardentbiscuit
09-10-2007, 04:31 PM
Top 5 Crazy Concert Moments

5. The rain of seat cushions that came down on us from the upper level at the Metallica concert at Long Beach Arena.

4. Once when I saw the band Unwound a guy went up to stage dive and got tangled in the lead singer's mic cord. The lead singer fell forward and was hanging off the front of the stage. Mind you the guy was crowd surfing at this point, while the guy was still wrapped in the mic cord the singer dragged the guy back in from crowd surfing while still singing. Quite amazing!

3. Seeing a big fight break out between Pennywise, the fans and Whiskey A go go security. Thank god I was in the balcony at the time. I just recall ducking a trash can (don't know how it got to the upper level of the whiskey from below) and seeing a bass hit one of the security guys in the back as he fell off the stage (among other stuff).

2. Being at the Troubadour when Tom Jones came out and sang the encore with the Wolfgang press. Pretty hilarious and fun.

1. Watching a skinhead on the other side of a fence at the free Red Hot Chili Peppers show for the 100th anniversery of Vegas verbally threatening a Vegas Police officer (not a smart idea). Next thing I see the cop is reaching over the fence, grabbing the skinhead by the shirt collar, dragging him over the fence and before you knew it the skin head was face down on the police officer's side of the fence with 6 police officers on him while he was being handcuffed.

There's more but I could go on forever.

RotationSlimWang
09-10-2007, 04:41 PM
Most of the crazier things I saw I guess were at the hands of my old best friend Sprak (now my avatar) in the pit at various metal shows back in Jersey. Besides starting close to a dozen 5-15 man brawls, I specifically remember a period of about a year back when we were Sophomores where he had this large ring that was a cow's skull with big swooping horns jutting out. I watched him use it to rip out three piercings that I can recall. But the far more interesting scene was when he swung his fist back real wide and actually lodged about a quarter inch of both those horns into some poor fatass's back rolls.

It was probably one of the funnier things I've ever seen, 'cause the kid screamed, and Sprak turned around and saw that his ring was sunk into the fucker's flesh, but never one for subtlety he just tried to yank his hand back out. It didn't work, the kid screamed some more, now drawing unwanted attention. So Sprak put his boot against the kid's lower back and just wrenched the horns loose from the fat bastard's big hunch back, in the process kicking the dude to the ground when the ring pulled free.

Had to be there, I suppose.

bballarl
09-10-2007, 04:55 PM
I saw Yablo dance to Konono No. 1.

Boourns
09-10-2007, 04:56 PM
Saw a couple having sex at a horrible concert (Bush/Goo Goo Dolls/No Doubt, and the sex was during the Dolls).

Mr.Nipples
09-10-2007, 05:18 PM
watched a bottle of hypnotiq(however the fuck its spelled) get smashed over some guys head at an andre nickatina show, the highlight of the evening. Standing on the rim of a circle pit at a deicide show,i watched a kid(looked like he was in middle school) stick his foot out and trip this aged greaser looking fellow(looked like harry dean stanton). the guy stood up, made eye contact with the kid and decked him with no hesitation...hilarious. watched a guy pull a knife on a guy at a local show(shit punk). he responded by quoting that famous line from crocodile dundee while pulling out a snubnose.

rage patton
09-10-2007, 05:22 PM
watched a bottle of hypnotiq(however the fuck its spelled) get smashed over some guys head at an andre nickatina show, the highlight of the evening. Standing on the rim of a circle pit at a deicide show,i watched a kid(looked like he was in middle school) stick his foot out and trip this aged greaser looking fellow(looked like harry dean stanton). the guy stood up, made eye contact with the kid and decked him with no hesitation...hilarious. watched a guy pull a knife on a guy at a local show(shit punk). he responded by quoting that famous line from crocodile dundee while pulling out a snubnose.

Did he get stabbed?

suprefan
09-10-2007, 05:32 PM
You were at that Supre? Thats pretty damn sweet. And you got pelted with some rubber bullets too? Man... I wish there was a riot after Coachella...

Indeed I was. I still keep the subway ticket stub in my wallet to this day. I also got on MTV News during a couple of performance clips. Odds are you couldnt find it on youtube, but I wouldnt be suprised if it surfaced.

miscorrections
09-10-2007, 05:34 PM
you know you're a big shot when you make it into a crowd scene on mtv news.

RotationSlimWang
09-10-2007, 05:37 PM
Ya burnt.

bballarl
09-10-2007, 05:38 PM
you know you're a big shot when you make it into a crowd scene on mtv news.

Zing.

Wheres the beef?
09-10-2007, 05:45 PM
At Street Scene 06 when Tool started playing there was a big push from the back of the crowd. I went from the middle to the front. We were getting so squished it was becoming hard to breathe. Then I feel this tugging on my shorts and I look back and there is a giant dogpile behind me of people falling over each other. I get pulled down. I reach out and the guy in front of me tries to pull me up but there are literally 5 hands all pulling me down. I end up pulling him into the pile and he pulls more people on top of me. People were all freaking out and I was drunk as hell so I didnt mind too much. Tool had stop the show for a good 10 minutes to get everything sorted out. Then I watched the show from front row.

algunz
09-11-2007, 09:38 AM
I was at a ska show at The West End in NYC - Mephiskapholes (clever huh?)

My friend, Chris, who is a hard core rugby player and looks like he is one of the Allman brothers, was trying very politely to avoid the pit. This little guy kept elbowing him and body slamming him everytime he would come around. Chris eventually got fed up. As this guy came around again, Chris picked him and threw him back in to the crowd like he was an empty trash can. Immediately all his friends turned and just started throwing chairs and randomly clockin' people in the face. Chris and I snuck out the back.

breakjaw
09-11-2007, 09:49 AM
4. Once when I saw the band Unwound a guy went up to stage dive and got tangled in the lead singer's mic cord. The lead singer fell forward and was hanging off the front of the stage. Mind you the guy was crowd surfing at this point, while the guy was still wrapped in the mic cord the singer dragged the guy back in from crowd surfing while still singing. Quite amazing!

That exact thing happened to me at a Dead Kennedys show back in the '80s.It sucked.

invisiblerobots
09-11-2007, 10:31 AM
http://poisonkitchen.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/whateverhappened.jpg

canexplain
09-11-2007, 10:46 AM
i have no crazy concert moments ... all of my shows were "safe and sane" :) cr****

algunz
09-11-2007, 10:48 AM
According to the "New York Daily News," Portnoy said his true message was about commercialism's intrusion into the world of art, and that somehow, "All art should be soy bombs."

ThomThom
09-11-2007, 11:05 AM
At a Strokes concert about 4 or 5 years ago at the Hollywood Palladium I witnessed the following in order...

1) Some guy got into a fist fight with a security guard because he would not let him bring his zippo lighter in, he of course lost that fight after an entire team of security guards pulvarized him. Very gruesome.

2) I saw the Yeah Yeah Yeah's (they were the opener) get booed off the stage and get drinks thrown at them half way through their first song. Karen-O proceeded to start screaming obscenities at the crowd and left.

3) Some guy pushed his girlfriend down the stairs from the second level after a drunken fight, after which he was jumped by her friends and then thrown out by security. The girl had to be taken out by a medical team into an ambulance.

4) I opened the door to a stall in the men's room only to find two girls completely topless making out and touching eachother.

I must say it was one of the better concert experiences I have had, ended quite well too.

luckyface
09-11-2007, 11:11 AM
4) I opened the door to a stall in the men's room only to find two girls completely topless making out and touching eachother.

I sure hope you asked if they needed an extra hand.

Man, I hate the Strokes but I would have liked to have been at that show.

Mr.Nipples
09-11-2007, 11:17 AM
That exact thing happened to me at a Dead Kennedys show back in the '80s.It sucked.

you fortunate bastard...

ThomThom
09-11-2007, 11:30 AM
I sure hope you asked if they needed an extra hand.

Man, I hate the Strokes but I would have liked to have been at that show.

Of course I offered them a hand, along with more drinks, narcotics, and a hotel room to crash at. Thankfully, they accepted all of the above offers.

tubescape
09-11-2007, 11:39 AM
Back in 1992 I was at a Beastie Boys/Cypress Hill/Rollins Band show at the Universal Amphitheatre (now called the Gibson Amphitheatre) and some guy was spitting on Henry Rollins from the pit. Rollins stopped a song and started twirling the mic in a backwards motion. He then let some slack out and reversed the twirl to a forward motion smacking the guy in the crowd right on the head. Direct hit. And then Rollins made some comment at the guy and went roaring right back into a song without missing a beat.

Later that night, Cypress Hill comes out to give the Beastie Boys customized skateboard decks with the CH logo on the bottom as a show of appreciation for the tour. While the Beasties are playing some guy jumps on the stage, grabs one of the decks and proceeds to stage dive and disappear into the crowd. Pretty sure Mike D. was pissed, but at the same time impressed with the rip-off.

luckyface
09-11-2007, 11:40 AM
Of course I offered them a hand, along with more drinks, narcotics, and a hotel room to crash at. Thankfully, they accepted all of the above offers.

If you are serious, I am your newest fan.

algunz
09-11-2007, 11:44 AM
Me too.

ThomThom
09-11-2007, 11:56 AM
Although I can't say the same for them anymore, Strokes concerts a few years ago were a near certain way to get laid.

Boourns
09-11-2007, 01:02 PM
At Detour last year, some kids behind me during Blonde Redhead were playing with a dead bat. Seriously. What the fuck?

Blonde Redhead, Of Montreal, Beck...sigh.

ThomThom
09-11-2007, 01:03 PM
God that lineup was damn good last year...

suprefan
09-11-2007, 01:15 PM
Why dont we just rename this thread ''stories from the Palladium''. Cause usually the most s**t happens at this show when it goes bad in L.A.. And ThomThom wins apparently.

Boourns
09-11-2007, 01:19 PM
At a Strokes concert about 4 or 5 years ago at the Hollywood Palladium I witnessed the following in order...

1) Some guy got into a fist fight with a security guard because he would not let him bring his zippo lighter in, he of course lost that fight after an entire team of security guards pulvarized him. Very gruesome.

2) I saw the Yeah Yeah Yeah's (they were the opener) get booed off the stage and get drinks thrown at them half way through their first song. Karen-O proceeded to start screaming obscenities at the crowd and left.

3) Some guy pushed his girlfriend down the stairs from the second level after a drunken fight, after which he was jumped by her friends and then thrown out by security. The girl had to be taken out by a medical team into an ambulance.

4) I opened the door to a stall in the men's room only to find two girls completely topless making out and touching eachother.

I must say it was one of the better concert experiences I have had, ended quite well too.

Jesus. I need to start going to the Palladium.

A friend of mine got pulled out of the pit by security for punching somebody in the face (one of those guys who can't keep his hands to himself) and everyone said to take that guy out instead. Security guard got hit in the face with a shoe repeatedly, at least.

captncrzy
09-11-2007, 01:24 PM
I got kicked out of the Dodge theatre because my gay friend that I was with decided it would be funny to lift up my skirt and show everyone my stuff while we were in the lobby getting beers. I started screaming and threw myself down on the ground. Once the security guards realized I wasn't being raped (Kevin started screaming, "I'm GAY, I'm GAY, I'm GAY") they asked us to leave. And then walked us to the door. And then stood there so we couldn't come back in.

canexplain
09-11-2007, 01:46 PM
I got kicked out of the Dodge theatre because my gay friend that I was with decided it would be funny to lift up my skirt and show everyone my stuff while we were in the lobby getting beers. I started screaming and threw myself down on the ground. Once the security guards realized I wasn't being raped (Kevin started screaming, "I'm GAY, I'm GAY, I'm GAY") they asked us to leave. And then walked us to the door. And then stood there so we couldn't come back in.

i suppose i shouldnt "brag" about this, but i have been thrown out of a least a couple of handfulls of shows lol ... the worst though, was on new years eve, and about 1145 ... BHT ... that really sucked ... cr****

TomAz
09-11-2007, 02:06 PM
ron you seem so peaceful and mild, who on earth would throw you out of a show?

algunz
09-11-2007, 02:11 PM
ron you seem so peaceful and mild, who on earth would throw you out of a show?

and why?

whynotsmile99
09-11-2007, 02:12 PM
Going through my concert stubs...

1. Aquabats. First concert I was ever at, 2003. Got kicked in the penis. Luckily the girl crowd surfing missed my testicles by a hair.

2.Bill Clinton giving an opening speech at the staples center before introducing The Rolling Stones.

3. Bloodhound gang at Ventura theater. During a song some fat dude got totally naked and started dancing on a table. He only had socks on, seriously. The security threw him out after a few minutes. I later read on the BLoodhound gang website they paid the guy $100 bucks to do that.

That entire show was nuts. The guitarist asked people in the crowd to spit in his mouth, and of course dozens of people did, hawking shit from the pit on the stages. The same guitarist also took a beer bong filled with nothing but jagermeister.

At the same show, I saw this old hag dressed in this full leather get up. She was either 65, or 50 years old but on a lot of meth. She dressed like she was in a Whitesnake video. I was so drunk i ended up grinding into her just to amuse my friends.

craziest show ive been to hands down. Bloodhound Gang put on a crazy evening.

Presidents of the USA. Weird Al came out during the encore and performed Gump with the band

Rock The Bells San Fran. I was in the middle of the pit near the baracade. Suddenly this huge space opened up in the middle of the pit. Apparently someone pissed in a plastic bag. I don't know what happened after that.

Some Cholos fighting during Morrisey.


Nothing too crazy

canexplain
09-11-2007, 02:34 PM
and why?

I didn’t get kicked out for anything out of the ordinary I guess … being so trashed I couldn’t walk, but boy could I dance … taking pictures when there were no cameras allowed …. Jumping the fence at an outdoor show … b4 meeting my gf, the girls would love to talk to me (don’t know why) and then their bf’s would get pissed off and want to fight … all of the fun concert things … never barfing, never harassing a lady, oh once just sitting in the fillmore, on the floor with a bag, rolling and really just minding my own business :) cr****

PassiveTheory
09-11-2007, 02:47 PM
cr**** is the most modest person on the boards.

Unfortunately, I, myself, don't really have any crazy concert moments, although the lead singer for the Skank Agents wore my friend's bra that she tossed on stage (big girl = big bra) at El Dia Del Ska earlier this year, and when I saw Weird Al at Del Mar earlier this year, he busted out "Albuquerque" which is a decently rare live song...

Otherwise, my mind's drawing a blank (aside from one or two Coachella stories).

EDIT: Oh fuck, that post about Morrissey reminded me about the chick fight that nearly broke out between these portly chicana chicks and these two Paris Hilton-rip off bimbos to the right of me, just because the chicana girls were trying to get through with some beer. It almost went down, and I'm almost positive that after the show, it probably did.

JustSteve
09-11-2007, 05:42 PM
i'm sure we all remember the dude who got tipped over in the porta potty at coach...

Mr.Nipples
09-11-2007, 05:44 PM
Did he get stabbed?

no, the guy cleared the area pretty quick...

breakjaw
09-12-2007, 02:14 AM
I went to a punk revival type show in Brixton about 15 years ago.It had X-Ray Spex,999,The Damned,UK Subs,etc.
When I was standing at the urinal in the absolutely filthy men's room,a punk rock "girl" came in and squatted down in the middle of the men's room and started peeing on the floor.While she was peeing she started haranguing all the guys in there,saying "You lot don't know shit about punk,you weren't around in the beginning..." etc.
The guy at the urinal next to me,who had a huge spider tattooed on his neck,rolled his eyes at me and finished up quick and got out,which is what I did also.

Tylerdurden31
09-12-2007, 08:50 AM
there was Less Than Jake in Ft. Lauderdale in like 99 or 00: There was a pit with only like 10 or 15 people in it at a time and there was one douche in a superman t-shirt and red suspenders who kept pushing his back up against the crowd with his fists up. He wound up punching this girl in the face and got into a fight with the girls boyfriend. Then in like 30 seconds this guy who was probably like 6'4" 350 grabbed the dude and kicked him out. Same show this 14 year old kid was going nuts in the pit and kept running into me and my friend on the side. My friend who's like 5'5" but fucking stocky as all hell knocked his ass down...it was a good laugh and my friend helped him up.

There was also a Buzz Bake Sale in West Palm where Pennywise played. They were totally out of place and it was an ampitheater. Pennywise in an ampitheater...what? They got everyone all riled up and called for everyone to come up toward the front. So everyone did. Me and a friend ran up there and we got to a point where we just jumped down from one level to the next, about 8 feet down, and this security guard freaked out when she saw us jump down then gave us a stern look and walked away when she saw we were okay. Not that crazy, but tons of fun.

luckyface
09-12-2007, 09:03 AM
there was Less Than Jake in Ft. Lauderdale in like 99 or 00: There was a pit with only like 10 or 15 people in it at a time and there was one douche in a superman t-shirt and red suspenders who kept pushing his back up against the crowd with his fists up. He wound up punching this girl in the face and got into a fight with the girls boyfriend. Then in like 30 seconds this guy who was probably like 6'4" 350 grabbed the dude and kicked him out. Same show this 14 year old kid was going nuts in the pit and kept running into me and my friend on the side. My friend who's like 5'5" but fucking stocky as all hell knocked his ass down...it was a good laugh and my friend helped him up.

There was also a Buzz Bake Sale in West Palm where Pennywise played. They were totally out of place and it was an ampitheater. Pennywise in an ampitheater...what? They got everyone all riled up and called for everyone to come up toward the front. So everyone did. Me and a friend ran up there and we got to a point where we just jumped down from one level to the next, about 8 feet down, and this security guard freaked out when she saw us jump down then gave us a stern look and walked away when she saw we were okay. Not that crazy, but tons of fun.

Wow, you really have led a crazy life. You jumped down to another section AND received a stern look?

canexplain
09-12-2007, 09:19 AM
this thread has turned weird ... sort of "what is the most violent act you have seen at a concert" yikes .... we had our ws99 riots ... riots and tear gas at the denver pop fest ... some tear gas at the atlanta pop fest, but not too bad ... and then there was the summer of love concerts in the bay, where if you punched someone out, they probably would have asked you what is wrong and how can i help you brother :) ..... such is life ... cr****

Tylerdurden31
09-12-2007, 09:26 AM
Wow, you really have led a crazy life. You jumped down to another section AND received a stern look?

go miss coachella for a wedding you pansy

luckyface
09-12-2007, 09:28 AM
go miss coachella for a wedding you pansy

At least being a groomsman in a wedding is a better excuse for missing Coachella then "I plan on going to school so I need to save money".

Tylerdurden31
09-12-2007, 09:30 AM
At least being a groomsman in a wedding is a better excuse for missing Coachella then "I plan on going to school so I need to save money".

MCMUFFIN!!!

gazercmh
09-12-2007, 09:42 AM
I've got lots, but here are three that jump to mind:

Beastie Boys at Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio, on their Licensed to Ill tour way back when. The DJ (Hurricane, I believe) stand was two giant Budweiser cans. There was a stripper-type girl in a cage bumping and grinding all night. A trapdoor on the stage opened up and a giant penis rose to the ceiling. All show long, roadies would throw each of the Beasties a can of Budweiser, the Beastie would open the can, take one sip then toss the rest of it into the crowd. It was mayhem in the best way. I think they got hit with an obscenity charge doing the same thing later in the tour.

Metallica at the Polaris Amphitheater in Columbus, Ohio, about 12 years ago. The venue had just opened and the grass sod on the lawn hadn't fully taken hold. A little while into the show, people on the lawn started pulling up slabs of sod and chucking them into the air. Big hunks of the stuff was flying every which way.

Beastie Boys at Lollapalooza, also at the Polaris Amphitheater about 12 years ago. People on the lawn stormed the pavilion, knocking over the big barricades and crawling over the seats and through the crowd. Security went nuts trying to sort it all out. Meanwhile, some of the people who remained on the lawn grabbed one of the barricades and hoisted it over their heads and carried it halfway up the lawn hill. Then they held the barricade up while others climbed on top of it and dove off, stage-dive style. Mayhem again.

fatbastard
09-12-2007, 10:40 AM
I remember being paid $100 by the Boodhound gang to get totally naked and started dancing on a table.

amyzzz
09-12-2007, 10:48 AM
I saw a couple dates on the Catherine Wheel tour circa 1997. At the San Francisco show, there were wooden boxes set up behind and above the band on the stage with 4 male and female dancers wearing skin-tight, skin-tone color body suits (female) or underwear (male). Each dancer kept moving and posing inside his/her box during the show, and I think at some point the male dancers joined the female dancers in their boxes, so there were 2 male/female couples in 2 boxes writhing and dancing with each other.

At the LA show, the 2 girls were topless and wore thongs.

Not crazy really. It was actually very tasteful and beautiful.

Deviate_420
09-12-2007, 11:12 AM
At Coachella, I spilled my beer all over the place and proceeded to step on my Frozen Lemon aid...

sonofhal
09-12-2007, 11:56 AM
1987 - Liverpool Royal Court - Beastie Boys. After some pretty harsh newspaper headlines in the UK (Beasties are corrupting our youth etc), the crowd seems to mainly be full of people who are up for a bit of aggro. As soon as they take the stage, the band are pelted with bottles and cans. The boys start throwing them back into the crowd, which just makes the onslaught much more intense. A bottle hits DJ Hurricanes turntables and smashes the record he is playing. The police turn up, tear gas is released, my eyes sting like fuck and then a whole row of seats comes flying down from the top balcony. The band leave the stage halfway through the 3rd song. Later AD Rock spends the night in jail for assault, after one of his cans hits a female fan in the face.

Mr. Dylanja
09-12-2007, 12:37 PM
I'm embarrassed to not know this but DJ Hurricane? I thought it was Mix Master Mike from day 1. Clarification please..........

Somewhat Damaged
09-12-2007, 12:47 PM
I went to a punk revival type show in Brixton about 15 years ago.It had X-Ray Spex,999,The Damned,UK Subs,etc.
When I was standing at the urinal in the absolutely filthy men's room,a punk rock "girl" came in and squatted down in the middle of the men's room and started peeing on the floor.While she was peeing she started haranguing all the guys in there,saying "You lot don't know shit about punk,you weren't around in the beginning..." etc.
The guy at the urinal next to me,who had a huge spider tattooed on his neck,rolled his eyes at me and finished up quick and got out,which is what I did also.

Someone should've kicked her in the head while she was squatting down.

algunz
09-12-2007, 04:37 PM
I remember being paid $100 by the Boodhound gang to get totally naked and started dancing on a table.

Did you start the riots at Altamont too?

bballarl
09-12-2007, 07:01 PM
I'm embarrassed to not know this but DJ Hurricane? I thought it was Mix Master Mike from day 1. Clarification please..........

Hurricane was their DJ until Hello Nasty. That's when MMM hopped on board. I don't know why Hurricane left.

gazercmh
09-13-2007, 12:01 AM
from shake your rump:


Mike D Yeah? with your bad self running things
What's up with your bad breath onion rings
Well I'm Mike D and I'm back from the dead
Chillin' at the beaches down at Club Med
Make another record 'cause the people they want more of this
Suckers they be saying they can take out Adam Horovitz
Hurricane you got clout
Other DJ's he'll take your head out
A puppet on a string I'm paid to sing or rhyme
Or do my thing I'm
In a lava lamp inside my brain hotel
I might be peakin' or freakin' but I rock well
The Patty Duke the wrench and then I bust the tango
Got more rhymes than Jamaica got Mango Kangols
I got the peg leg at the end of my stump
Shake your rump

Boourns
09-24-2007, 12:47 AM
So I saw Blonde Redhead and during the opening act, School of Seven Bells, this guy kept dancing like crazy. I'm talking about swirling around and flailing his arms and body everywhere. He took up the space of nine people, easily. And he looked like a younger Wayne Coyne. Classic.

bmack86
09-24-2007, 12:56 AM
At the Les Savy Fav show on Sat, the lead singer threw his mic onto the balcony, ran upstairs, hung from the balcony and sung upside down. That was seriously crazy.

algunz
08-20-2008, 12:46 AM
I'm watching the top 40 Freakiest Concert Moments and it made me think of this thread.

It's one of the things I love about live music, the spontaneity and mindless potential for chaos and craziness.

Can you imagine singing and getting bird shit in your mouth? That's gotta be good luck somehow.

Sushov23
08-20-2008, 01:04 AM
So I saw Blonde Redhead and during the opening act, School of Seven Bells, this guy kept dancing like crazy. I'm talking about swirling around and flailing his arms and body everywhere. He took up the space of nine people, easily. And he looked like a younger Wayne Coyne. Classic.

aren't school of seven bells opening for M83? how where they live?

Boourns
08-20-2008, 01:06 AM
aren't school of seven bells opening for M83? how where they live?

They were okay. I hadn't ever heard them before and it was decent but didn't blow me away. I should probably check out their album, assuming there is one.

A few previously-unheard opening acts have actually pwned me in the good way: Final Fantasy, Vermillion Lies, The Red Paintings.

bmack86
08-20-2008, 01:09 AM
I saw the lead guitar player from Icarus Line smash his guitar over a heckler's head. The guy got knocked out and his friends carried him away. They played the rest of the set without the lead guitar.

I also saw Mischa Barton get eaten out by her boyfriend as the Flaming Lips were playing at Coachella 2004.

Mr. Dylanja
08-20-2008, 01:11 AM
I also saw Mischa Barton get eaten out by her boyfriend as the Flaming Lips were playing at Coachella 2004.

You know the rule, if there are no pictures this never happened...

bmack86
08-20-2008, 01:13 AM
I didn't have a camera, and didn't even know who she was at the time. I was backstage, because some guy from road crew had given me his wristband (which I still have). I was sitting on the speaker stacks next to this really drunk looking guy and his girlfriend. They were making out, then he fell onto his knees. I thought, "Woah, way too drunk, you can't even stand," and then, plop, head into the middle of a skirt. A month later, I was reading Spin Magazine, and, in the middle of their Coachella report, there's pictures of Mischa and her boyfriend.

I was sitting next to Beck, but he left when Wayne sang happy birthday to his unborn child. He was really nice.

Boourns
08-20-2008, 01:22 AM
Yeah, her boyfriend is the asshole from Whitestarr, yes? I wonder if she was the one that spammed the board every day about them.

Sushov23
08-20-2008, 01:29 AM
Yeah, her boyfriend is the asshole from Whitestarr, yes? I wonder if she was the one that spammed the board every day about them.

when did that crap band play coachella?

paulb
08-20-2008, 01:32 AM
I'm embarrassed to not know this but DJ Hurricane? I thought it was Mix Master Mike from day 1. Clarification please..........

oh no you didnt just say that...... Have you ever seen the Sabotage music video? Bunny? thats DJ Hurricane. He left the bboys to become a rapper/producer....so much for that eh?

Boourns
08-20-2008, 01:41 AM
when did that crap band play coachella?

Coachella 2004, day 2. Mojave tent 1:00-1:40.

Holy shit, I just saw that the craptastic Christian Maroon 5, aka OneRepublic, played the Mojave in 2006 at noon.

Sushov23
08-20-2008, 01:46 AM
hey boourns do you have the setlists from past coachella online? are you going to be doing the whole tracker for who is rumored for coachella again?I ask because we are about 2 weeks from it starting all over again, and that was great last year. I think it was you? am I right?

Boourns
08-20-2008, 01:49 AM
hey boourns do you have the setlists from past coachella online? are you going to be doing the whole tracker for who is rumored for coachella again?I ask because we are about 2 weeks from it starting all over again, and that was great last year. I think it was you? am I right?

It's the primary reason why I started my blog...to keep an up-to-date list of all the rumors and "confirmations." But consequence of sound now does it for Coachella and every other festival, so why bother.

Erik's coachellarecordings.com has all the known setlists.

Mr. Dylanja
08-20-2008, 01:58 AM
oh no you didnt just say that...... Have you ever seen the Sabotage music video? Bunny? thats DJ Hurricane. He left the bboys to become a rapper/producer....so much for that eh?

I said I was embarassed and yes sabotage IS one of the best vids of all time.

Sushov23
08-20-2008, 02:35 AM
It's the primary reason why I started my blog...to keep an up-to-date list of all the rumors and "confirmations." But consequence of sound now does it for Coachella and every other festival, so why bother.

Erik's coachellarecordings.com has all the known setlists.

what I find funny about consequence of sound is that they use this message board for a lot of their "news".

Boourns
08-20-2008, 02:48 AM
All news has to come from somewhere. So long as the source is referenced, whether it's a billboard article or "someone on the board said so".

sbessiso
08-20-2008, 05:17 AM
off the top of my head

I just *KNOW* I saw this girl give her boyfriend (maybe just friend) head while we were waiting for the white stripes @ Bonnaroo. I have no proof of this but the guy next to me saw it. I think. at that point the shrooms had kicked in and I was just raped (not in a good way) by the fuckiong decemberists and that stupid whale song

Memorial_07
08-20-2008, 10:00 AM
Any show with GG Allin.

I've been to crazy concerts only because of the pits. But nothing like a riot broke out.

But RATM @ Coachella would probably be a crazy concert moment if you would like to count that

BROKENDOLL
08-20-2008, 10:46 AM
2006. Sahara Tent. Close Encounters Intro into straight craziness...

chairmenmeow47
08-20-2008, 10:53 AM
from the phoenix thread...


and i know people were talking about what a shithole the mason jar was above, but man, words cannot describe how disgusting that place was. i'd love to get biological samples of the mason jar and the nile and have them analyzed. i also hated that stupid chain-link fence with every fiber of my being.

here's my favourite mason jar experience:

i went to see my friends band "the flesh eating monkeys/phoenix city ska ambassadors", another band (something like "no redeeming social value", but i don't know if it was them or not), and mephiskapheles once there. such a strange night. my girlfriend and i were hanging out back with the bands, and this homeless guy walks up to the side of the building and starts peeing. when he stops, he turns over to us and says "you girls wanna finish this off?"

then, during the middle band's show, the first thing they said when they got on stage was "WE WANT PUSSY!!!!!!!!!" my girlfriend and i who were all of about 15-17 were the only females in the audience of about 12 people btw. then they proceeded to:

* pee in a toilet
* light it on fire
* sing 3 songs about "olde E".

and the keyboard player from mephiskapheles just wandered around the stage with his beer their ENTIRE SET. he was a skinny, rugged rat looking fellow with black leather pants and a black leather vest with no shirt under it. none of the "no redeeming social value" band even seemed to notice. he was scary lookign though, i probably would have just let him wander around while my band played too, lol.

mephiskapheles was worth every second of strangeness though. they were a great live band. and that story, in a nutshell, describes the mason jar experience, lol.

C DUB YA
08-20-2008, 12:06 PM
a couple went at it standing doggy style at a Strokes show a few years back - they were front row balcony

Memorial_07
08-20-2008, 01:01 PM
It's not doggy style if it's standing

picks up chair
08-20-2008, 01:12 PM
Seems to be a recurring thing for Bloodhound Gang shows. In KC at the Uptown, 2001, they also paid a guy to do the naked trick for 100$, but before that they bet anyone 100$ to eat 50 big macs before the set was over. It was about 15 minutes in and this huge linebacker lookin' dude near me had already been a total asshole...pushing people like we were in a pit when there clearly wasn't a pit, threatening people, etc. It wasn't that big of a deal, just annoying because he was too big to freakin' budge.

Anyway, when the band asked for volunteers the big dude obviously wanted to be picked, and in unintentional unison me and the rest of the immediate crowd screamed "yeah, pick this guy!!!" So he got up on stage and the deal was he'd get the 100$ if he finished all 50 big macs but his only drink choices were buttermilk and jager. I don't remember what he choose, maybe buttermilk. He just sat up there on stage while they continued playing, eating away at the big macs and washing em down with one of those 2 not-so-great-for-washing-down-food drinks.

Every once in a while the band would comment on how shitty he's doing - "oh my god, you've only eaten TWO!" and whatnot. They eventually kicked him off and he came back to our area, pissed and embarrassed because the band was making fun of him. He was a little more tame after that though, except he would gag himself to puke on people whenever they called him a loser.

Also notable at that show: The band Caviar was an opener.

chairmenmeow47
08-20-2008, 01:19 PM
i'm sure we all remember the dude who got tipped over in the porta potty at coach...

ha ha ha, that's why i created the "craziest things you've seen at coachella thread". i was so happy to see everyone dumping their two dollar water on the guy though. ewww, gross.

jigsaw
08-20-2008, 01:33 PM
a couple went at it standing doggy style at a Strokes show a few years back - they were front row balcony


It's not doggy style if it's standing

Well then what is it called because that is definitely one of my favorite positions?

bartelby
08-20-2008, 03:15 PM
ha ha ha, that's why i created the "craziest things you've seen at coachella thread". i was so happy to see everyone dumping their two dollar water on the guy though. ewww, gross.

good god, i still shiver whenever i remember that story....i don't know what could possibly be more awful

Memorial_07
08-21-2008, 09:09 AM
Well then what is it called because that is definitely one of my favorite positions?

You make up the name that isn't doggystlye

chairmenmeow47
08-21-2008, 09:45 AM
i wish we could access the karma sutra at work. that would answer the million dollar "what do you call doing it from behind standing up" question.