The year was 1982 with one of the world’s most ostentatious glam rock bands, Van Halen, kicking off a massive tour, but not before sending its demands to the venues it would be playing at.

In what is considered to be one of the most ridiculous riders of all time (a rider is the list of amenities required by a band that the host venue must provide), the band requested some items that define the phrase “over the top.” See below in an infographic courtesy of Sonos.

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The Infamous Van Halen Tour Rider

David Wallace

David Wallace

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