Aaron Lewis Scolds Grabby Audience in Onstage Rant: 'Your Mothers Should Be Ashamed' (Video)
In defending a crowd-surfing teen, the Staind frontman admonished the audience at a concert for Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock: "That f---ing girl is, like, 15 ... and you f---ing pieces of shit are molesting her!"
Word to the wise: respect women at Staind shows or face the wrath of frontman Aaron Lewis.
On Saturday, Lewis was midway through performing the band's ballad “Something to Remind You” at a concert hosted by Kansas City radio station 98.9 The Rock when he noticed concertgoers were being grabby with a young girl as she tried to crowd surf. This manhandling did not sit well with Lewis, who stopped the song and went on a minute-long rant against the offenders.
“All right, listen up you f---ing assholes, that f---ing girl right there is like 15 f---ing years old, and you f---ing pieces of shit are molesting her while she is on the f---ing crowd,” said the 42-year old father of three daughters. ”Your f---ing mothers should be ashamed of themselves, you pieces of shit.”
Watch the video at right -- Lewis' rant starts at the 40-second mark >>
He continued to rant directly to the males in the audience, and issued a strong warning.
“You should all be f---ing beaten down by everyone around you for being f---ing pieces of shit,” Lewis continues. “If I f---ing see that shit again, I swear to God I will point you out in the crowd and and have everyone around you beat your f---ing ass.”
Confident he made his point, he then addressed the females in the audience. “Now girls, feel free to crowd-surf safely,” he said as he finished the song without incident.
An estimated crowd of 55,000 rock fans attended the show, which also featured appearances by Korn, Killswitch Engage, Black Label Society and Steel Panther.
Lewis is slated to host the benefit show, “It Takes A Community,” raising money for the educational needs of children in Massachusetts. Staind will perform an acoustic set at the show, which takes place June 27 at The Pines Theater at Look Park in Florence, Massachusetts.