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STOP SHOUTING After cancelling four South American gigs, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler posted on the band’s website: “I HAD TO HAVE A PROCEDURE THAT ONLY MY DOC IN THE STATES COULD PERFORM.” Get well, soon, Steven, and STOP WRITING IN ALL CAPS.
ANTICHRIST ACCIDENT Marilyn Manson cut a New York show short last Saturday after a stage monument consisting of two giant handguns fell on him during “Sweet Dreams”. While Spinal Tap might disagree, there are upsides to performing in front of props that are in danger of being crushed by a dwarf.
ON THE RIGHT SIDE After Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Moby, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga all issued new pleas for gun control. Proving there might actually be a human being somewhere deep inside, Ted Nugent kept his mouth shut.
LOUD SILENCE Meanwhile, Jason Aldean—who was onstage when the carnage began—released a statement that said plenty about stopping “hate”, but fuck-all about guns. Learn from country legend Roseanne Cash and take an actual stand, bro.