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Pit Stories: Don't Leave Your Air Mattress Unattended

Every week we get the best Pit Stories that musicians and metal lovers have to offer. While normally these stories focus on the frequently violent aspects of fans throwing down during a set, shenanigans definitely aren't limited to the mosh pit during the show itself, as many bands can attest with stories of backstage antics. This week German act Perzonal War shares the following story of sleeping arrangements gone awry:

A really, really funny thing that comes to my mind is a Perzonal War show (at this time still Personal War with “s”) that is more than 10 years ago. I guess it was around 2001 or 2002. We played in a pretty cool location that offered a sleeping room for the bands as well. My bandmates brought in their camping mats – I brought in my mother's air mattress and was called a “pussy” immediately. I am NOT Rock 'n Roll they said. “Shut up” was my comment. “I will not wake up with back problems while you will cry like babies tomorrow."

We had some drinks, it got late and when we returned to the sleeping room I saw a couple having sex on my – or better – my mother's air mattress. I couldn't believe my eyes: “What the hell are you doing here?” “Sorry, just two more minutes” was their comment and they went on riding while I stood there like an idiot!

Speechless I went out of the room; the others laughed their asses off and when I returned my mattress – no joke – was riven and stained!! The other guys could not stop laughing and at the end I was the one who could sleep on the ground with NOTHING under me. When my mother asked me for her air mattress I told her I have unforetunately lost it hahahahahaha.

Perzonal War recently released the new "Captive Breeding" album, and you can check out songs from the release over at Facebook here. Check back in again next Tuesday as we continue to share more tales from live shows from bands and metal fans.

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Ty Arthur is a freelance writer who writes for both entertainment and technical instruction sites. An avid fan of many different forms of metal, he has been involved in reviewing music for several years and is currently a contributing editor for Metalunderground.com

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1. Big_bud26 writes:

Hi,This is funny but..also that is just SO GROSS!!

# Aug 8, 2012 @ 7:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. wtf idiots writes:

And the Douchebag Couple Backstage Award goes to... the inconsiderate wastes of lives in this story!! Yaay!! -_-

# Aug 8, 2012 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. hellrat writes:

2 more minutes eh? How bout NO more minutes? folks encountering such a situation would do well to remember that a swift kick to the male protagonists burdgeoning ballsack will bring an end to that cute little performance real fvckin quick

Poor ol' forsaken bed guy is a fvckin pvssy...least he coulda done is stab the air outta his mama's life-raft when he found them humpers, damn thing was tainted anyway ;)

And I have NO fvcking sympathy for flaccid whiny b!tches that get their whole pretty night ruined by having to sleep on the floor without mommies goddamned teet to suckle...ha! soft fvcking cvnt :)

NP---Country State of Mind---HANK II

# Aug 27, 2012 @ 10:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. cbella writes:

Ha - eww!

hellrat - that's a tough love approach to a prudent man with the foresight to prevent back pain! ;)

Although that behaviour really is more befitting to some Coldplay-esque band! For shame!

# Aug 28, 2012 @ 6:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. hellrat writes:

^ha! sure Bella, pretty funny story....but yes, the 'victim' is a complete hoser :)

I woulda freaked out on them humpers...and sleeping on the hard ground is GOOD for you

It just seems like the Pasty Soft Spinelessness is an epidemic that spreads exponentially with each successive generation....frikken slugs!!

But then, Im a cynical and sardonic motherfvcking BASTARD :)

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