Staind's Aaron Lewis

Staind’s Aaron Lewis Says Hinder’s Guitarist Played A Show Wearing His Own Feces As War Paint


During an appearance at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, FL earlier this month on his acoustic songs & stories tour, Staind vocalist/guitarist Aaron Lewis recalled a tale of the time Hinder guitarist Joe “Blower” Garvey willingly let him close a door on his testicles while the bands were on tour together. Footage of Lewis telling tale can be found below, but if that’s inconvenient for you, you can read what he had to say as follows:

“So there’s this band that we took out on tour with us a long time ago, their name was Hinder… So there was one time that they were all up on my bus. And we were hanging out, we were hanging out.

And the guitar player for Hinder—he’s got fucking problems. He has drinking problems. He definitely has some sadomasochistic/self-mutilation thing going on. I’ve seen him take his ball bag and stretch it to around 8 inches across. And my question was always where the fuck did the nuts go?

And then he showed me the secret one time and he had a nut in each hand, so that when he stretched, it was just flat. He called it ‘tarpy’. He got ‘tarpy’ tattooed on his ball bag—it didn’t stay. You ever get a tattoo that didn’t stay?

That’s a lot of shit to go through for something that turns into a smudge. So, this dumb motherfucker—as I said, mind you he has a very stretchy ball bag—this important to the story, it is.

So this motherfucker, he stood on my bus—well not just my bus—all the new buses they have Star Trek doors, so you push a button and it goes ‘woosh’ and it goes up and you expect Captain Kirk to go walking through, but it never happens…

So this stupid motherfucker, he stood, he stood in the bunk hallway, which is on one side of that Star Trek door. And a chick, holding his nuts, stood on the other side of the door.

Now mind you, the subject of this conversation is what hurts the most. So, this is the scenario: She’s got his nuts in her hand and they’re pulled as far as they’re gonna stretch.

And he’s standing on one side of the Star Trek door on the carpet and she’s standing on the other side of the Star Trek on the tile, and I pushed the close button. And that fucking door closed and there was just two stretched nuts.

Kind of like a big oversized peanut that only had two peanuts in it. And I pushed the lock button. And I left that stupid motherfucker there with his balls in the door for like a minute. And then a couple days later I lit him on fire with a can hairspray and a lighter.

I told you this motherfuckers fucked up. His name is ‘Blower’—look him up.”

In a second video, he later revealed that the incident involving a hairspray and lighter saw him apparently lighting Garvey‘s pubic hair on fire. Other tales told Lewis has told on his current tour also involve Garvey and his penchant for feces. Lewis told the audience of that:

“He had all these little things that he would do. He did the ‘shit shoe,’ where he literally went into the bathroom before they would play their set—this is how fucked up they were, they drank a lot, I just want to throw that out there. Before the set he went to the bathroom and he shit in his sock. In his sock. And he put his boot on and he went out and he played the set with ‘shit shoe’ and I thought it was the funniest fucking thing ever.

Another time—because boredom is a big thing we suffer from when we’re on tour—he had a couple of his roadies shit a log in these big gang showers and he stepped on each log and he skated around the shower on it, and he called it the ‘shitty yamaguchi.’

He did the ‘braveshart’ one time where he got some on his hand and he put it on like war paint. And the thing is that he goes out and played the show afterwards. He went out and played the show with his own shit on his face like war paint. Don’t forget these stories because they’re true and his name is ‘Blower‘ and he played guitar and he did fucked up things.”

[via Rock Feed]

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