Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Scissor Sisters reveal festival essentials

The Scissor Sisters have revealed they always demand lighters and towels in their backstage rider when they play at music festivals.
Great deals on musical instruments

The Scissor Sisters' festival rider always has to include towels and lighters.

The band - who will play at the Glastonbury Festival this summer - insist the two items are essential for outdoor performances because of the unpredictable weather and more casual attitude to smoking.

Singer Ana Matronic said: "We have to have towels and cigarette lighters, because no matter what, someone will always need a lighter.

"And, just in case, a couple of lawn chairs to carry when I'm traipsing around."

Ana, 35, has her own tips on what festival goers should take with them to make sure they have a great time.

She explained: "Take a very large, clear poncho, because it protects you from the rain but you can still feature something cute underneath it.

"And take at least one wig so you can still have a fierce hairdo on the Sunday."

Posted on 9 Jun 2010 07:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22
thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With a stunning finish and one of a kind tone, the Natal Cafe Racer shell packs are an exciting foundation for professional drummers of almost any genre.

23 Feb 2017 15:03
thumbnail

Old Blood Noise Endeavors EQ and Buffer, Headphone Amp and AB/Y Switcher have landed. Rugged and road ready, this trio promise get the most out of your guitar.

23 Feb 2017 12:46
thumbnail

The ROLI Loop BLOCK, Lightpad BLOCK and Live BLOCK are now available for purchase at Gear4music. A revelation in your creativity, make music wherever you are.

22 Feb 2017 12:10
thumbnail

Those who purchase a copy of Superior Drummer 2 are eligible for any SDX completely free. Additionally, Superior Drummer 2 Crossgrade is available heavily reduced.

21 Feb 2017 16:28
thumbnail

Gear4music are now stocking an extremely limited 5 piece Tama Star Bubinga Exotix 5 piece shell pack with an Australian Backwood Finish, Only one in stock!

21 Feb 2017 12:42
thumbnail

A pedal that relives the glory of the last centuries' greatest synth sounds , the SYNTH9 Synth Pedal offers the player 9 timeless tones in one package.

21 Feb 2017 10:05