Photo Series of Famous Musicians' Ridiculous Backstage Food and Drink Requests

Axl Rose

Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses will have a constant supply of Dom Pérignon and Wonder Bread backstage. No, substitutes are not acceptable. Famous musicians can demand specific requirements. Food photographer Henry Hargreaves made a series of images of them, including Mariah Carey's Cristal with bendy straws and Lady Gaga's cheese on ice. You can view them all at the link.

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I've heard the original idea behind a lot of these strange riders are basically just to keep the production managers on their toes. I'm pretty sure it was Led Zeppelin that ordered at every concert a bunch of M&Ms with no brown ones, the idea being that if there were brown M&Ms, the production manager didn't read the rider correctly and the band could duck out to avoid a bad gig due to shotty managing.

Although I imagine it could also be a matter of just things that they like and examples of "living the good life" but at least some of those riders are for screening purposes.
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