June 8, 2015


Ryan Adams Slams Deadmau5's "F---ing Terminator Nightmare" Music Onstage

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Ryan Adams is angling for the position of Chief Rockist, turns out. At New York City's Governors Ball over the weekend, the former Mr. Mandy Moore pulled a classic festival grouch stunt by bitching about the bass coming from another stage. Then it got personal, with Billboard reporting that Adams vomited the following bile about Deadmau5's concurrent set: 

"Try to make this song on your fucking iPhone. This song is not going to match the robot music over there… It's like we're living in a fucking Terminator nightmare!"

Stereogum adds that Adams said, "Thanks for choosing rock ‘n’ roll tonight, thanks for choosing humans."

Deadmau5 was confused by the outburst, saying he and Adams have jammed before: