August 17, 2022

Tracii Weapons, the co-founder of the ’80s glam-metal group L.A. Weapons, carried out a complete present from a backstage lavatory in Plano, TX final week. As Blabbermouth factors out, the venue rigged the lavatory in order that he might hear and carry out together with his bandmates that had been out on stage.

“Lots of people know I’ve a panic dysfunction,” Weapons mentioned in a social media publish explaining the choice. “Whereas I’ve it 95 p.c beneath management, Warmth is the remaining set off and I merely can’t play within the warmth. BUT!!! We’ve discovered an answer for todays present I shall be taking part in in a comfortable lavatory instantly behind the stage the place there may be air-con. I’ll do an Instagram dwell stream throughout the set if y’all actually need to observe me play. I apologize for my loopy mind.”

“Tracii wasn’t gonna play the present in any respect,” Weapons bassist Johnny Martin mentioned in his personal social media publish. “Tracii wasn’t gonna play the present in any respect. As a result of his nervousness remains to be fairly prevalent. He mentioned to me that he wasn’t going to do the present, as a result of the warmth was simply too insufferable to his situation. And that we’ll simply have Ace [Von Johnson, L.A. GUNS’ other guitarist] cowl his components. So, mainly, us play as a 4 piece. I proposed that we discover an air conditioned spot close to the stage. And … VOILA! … Right here we’re. A lot better than him opting out, all collectively. I’M A F**KING GENIUS!”

Right here’s the way it turned out:

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