BACKSTAGE RIDER: Alternative

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We love Ed Kowalczyk and his Live bandmates, but the group's rider seems kinda nutty.

You'd think the guys are germophobes with those orders for toilet seat covers and freshly cleaned and deodorized carpet.

But as for those food demands, they are so right: Velveeta's no cheese and salad is far more than lettuce and sliced tomatoes. And while soft bathroom tissue is crucial, you'd expect to see that oxygen system on Neil Sedaka's rider, not that of an alt rock powerhouse. (5 pages)

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