BACKSTAGE RIDER: Hall of Fame

Van Halen

Van Halen

While Van Halen no longer asks to have the brown M&M's removed from the backstage candy bowl (they now seem to prefer peanut butter cups), the group's booze list remains a thing to behold--from tequila ("the best you've got!") to Jack Daniel's (Black Label) to Bacardi Anejo rum. And that backstage celery ("to be trimmed, but not peeled") seems to serve a dual purpose--as an ingredient for organic vegetable juice drinks and as a Bloody Mary component. (4 pages)

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Along with banning brown M&Ms backstage, Van Halen once needed some lubricant. View the Rider »