May 22, 2012

Square watermelon for Axl Rose's rider

Rock stars are often known for their outlandish demands and unusual requests, but Axl Rose may have outdone his peers with his current tour rider.

According to British tabloid newspaper The Sun, the Guns N' Roses frontman requests "wines, beers, vodka, red and white roses and a square melon" - an item that Axl says "absolutely can’t be missed."

Square melons are a particular breed of the typically round fruit, believed to be grown in box-shaped jars. The square shape helps retailers stack and store the fruit, so it's certainly an unusual request for Axl.

Apparently the only return request concert organizer have is that Axl Rose actually shows up and eats or smashes the watermelon.

Read the entire article on Ultimate-Guitar.


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