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Artsygrrl
Apr 24, 2007

I'm just here.

Grimey Drawer

This is a rare case where I am actually hoping for some form of rehab, like "sober the gently caress up and take this seriously" kind of rehab.

It really feels like everyone has given up this year, doesn't it?

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Julio Cruz
May 19, 2006




"a state of being lost in performance" is a hell of a euphemism.

Dre2Dee2
Dec 6, 2006

Just a striding through Kamen Rider...


Yeah, this is not good. He was clearly not sober at the MSG show, which really kind of surprised considering his health scare. Didn't interfere with the show, so fine, I didn't think much of it.

He seemed fine at the Iggy show last year.... I feel like he's been much more off on this tour specifically. It's getting scary now

ThePeavstenator
Dec 18, 2012

Name a good movie that isn't Inception or Fight Club.

he was drinking and smoking on stage at the MKE show and gave like a 2 minute high-as-gently caress speech before playing fortress which on its own would be fine/funny

kicking photographers in the face and having a recent health scare kills the party

GonSmithe
Apr 25, 2010

Perhaps it's in the nature of television. Just waves in space.


Josh just posted a 2 part video on the QOTSA Instagram where he apologized to her and says that he did it. The Facebook post must have been a lawyer.

Still doesn't make it right, but it's a much better apology.

Steve2911
Jan 22, 2013

Please be excited.


If he'd just posted that straight up it probably would've gone over quiet well, but after the first post it comes across as far less sincere (regardless of whether it is or not).

Paperback Writer
May 1, 2006



screw him for yelling “gently caress Muse”

Sir Lemming
Jan 27, 2009

It's a piece of JUNK!

Yeah, the initial statement reads like "we have to get in front of this thing quick" and the video apology is more like Josh had a chance to sit down and watch the video of what happened over and over until it made him sick. Which is what needed to happen.

Change whatever you have to change to make this right, man

CRINDY
Sep 23, 2010

forget about ur worries and ur strife


Paperback Writer posted:

screw him for yelling “gently caress Muse”

That's the one part of this whole thing I'm ok with, actually.

This sucks. I really hope someone gets through to Josh before he has another "knee surgery." In the last two years stars are either dying or killing their careers and at his current pace Josh could easily do both before New Year's.

Princeps32
Nov 9, 2012


really tired of people i admire or at least whose work i love ending up being shitheads. you’re not 19 playing a basement show or dive bar with out of control teenagers moshing, you’re in your loving forties playing kroq and assaulting people for no reason. maybe it’s time to hit rehab again

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

1-(900) 720-2666


idk how you can have like 3 kids and still be getting so hosed up you kick a cameraperson in the face and then cut your forehead open at your own show. I've been a fan my whole life but not at least offering to pay the medical bills and also for a new camera is the biggest chump bullshit ever. it would have been so easy to make amends but it dragged out long enough to get picked up everywhere. hope he gets some loving help.

Sir Lemming
Jan 27, 2009

It's a piece of JUNK!

DLC Inc posted:

idk how you can have like 3 kids and still be getting so hosed up you kick a cameraperson in the face and then cut your forehead open at your own show.

TBH everyone who has kids has felt like doing that at least once

Still no excuse though.

Boywhiz88
Sep 11, 2005

floating 26" off da ground. BURR!

DLC Inc posted:

idk how you can have like 3 kids and still be getting so hosed up you kick a cameraperson in the face and then cut your forehead open at your own show. I've been a fan my whole life but not at least offering to pay the medical bills and also for a new camera is the biggest chump bullshit ever. it would have been so easy to make amends but it dragged out long enough to get picked up everywhere. hope he gets some loving help.

*adds “can’t kick people in face and cut your forehead open” under “reasons to not have kids” column*

Handen
Jun 29, 2003

NOT TODAY MOTHERFUCKER


2017 is the year Qotsa and Star Wars died. I guess I can grow the gently caress up now or something. Cool. I'm an adult now.

EDIT: HOLY gently caress I OWE A LOT OF TAXES WHAT IS THIS poo poo COME BACK JOSH COME BACK LUKE PLZ WTF IS THIS I'M NOT READY TO GROW UP

Edit: But seriously gently caress Muse

Handen fucked around with this message at Dec 27, 2017 around 07:24

Drive-Thru Salad Bar
May 15, 2009


2 all beef patties special sauce lettuce rape pickles onions on a sesame seed bun


Since this happened I've been trying to sell off my tickets to an upcoming show that I got like a month prior to the incident and not one single bite.

Already seem em three times back in their strongest years, don't need to depress myself and see him in a self-destructive mentality on stage. I sincerely hope he stops what he's doing to

Laterite
Mar 14, 2007
It's Gutfest '89

Have there been any reports of weirdness or other outbursts since that show? Going to see them on the 25th.

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Artsygrrl
Apr 24, 2007

I'm just here.

Grimey Drawer

I've not heard a peep, and we've had tickets to the SF show since last year. I hope he's getting treatment.

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