Live From The Grayish Carpet

Life on the Other Side of Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll

Tag Archives: Label gigs

Blood, Sugar, Sex, Dickheads

It just happened again. I read a news story about Flea playing the national anthem as a bass solo at Kobe’s final game with the Lakers and I went nuts. Every time … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · 218 Comments

A Decidedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again

A month ago, after I discovered the photos I’d left in my storage space,  I posted a photo on my Facebook wall of me and Eddie Vedder in Amsterdam.  I … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Atlanta Incident, or Oasis and Me

If you could make your way through Oasis’ Manchester accents and sort out what they were saying, you’d sort out that at least 50% of the time what they were … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Me and Bobby Brown

“Yo, it’s Bobby,” Bobby Brown said. “What up?” “What’s up? You called me.” That’s what I said. I learned to be indignant when I worked for MCA Records. I learned … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Selective Guide: Grammy Parties 2015

You’d think that by now I’d have this Grammy thing down. I went to the Grammys for the first time in 1989, the year that Jethro Tull beat Metallica in … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment
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