You in all probability already knew that Maynard James Keenan, frontman for Software, A Excellent Circle and Puscifer, is an enormous UFC fan. What you in all probability did not know, nonetheless, is that he generally watches UFC fights onstage whereas he is performing.
Effectively, due to his current look on the Joe Rogan Expertise podcast, now everyone knows!
Keenan was Rogan’s visitor yesterday (Oct. 25), and all through a lot of the almost three-hour dialogue, they talked about jiu-jitsu and wine-making. However whereas chatting about UFC, Rogan referred to as Keenan out for bringing an iPad onstage to observe fights, which the singer confirmed to be true.
“As a result of I wanna know! In fact, it is fighter-specific, there’s people who I undoubtedly take note of greater than different fighters simply because I need to see what occurs… I again these folks’s profession, I simply need to know what’s gonna go on,” he admitted. “I do not watch each UFC in that context, but when I do know Thug Rose is preventing — iPad on the stage. I gotta see. Nate Diaz? I am gonna have the iPad up there for certain.”
The vocalist assured he is nonetheless going to sing the songs even when he is trying out the iPad, and that it offers the followers “an additional present.” However, till now, it is unlikely that any live performance attendees had been ever conscious that he was doing something apart from performing.
“They know now. ‘What’s that bizarre glow?'” he joked. “‘Is that like a teleprompter?'”
Humorous sufficient, Keenan confessed that there have been moments the place he reacted to one thing that occurred throughout a battle… throughout a present. However, he would not get to go see fights reside usually due to his rigorous touring and wine-making schedule, so he is gotta keep within the loop in some way!
Subsequently, if you happen to ever see Keenan one thing throughout a live performance, know that it is seemingly a battle.
Take heed to the podcast episode under.
Maynard James Keenan Typically Watches UFC Fights on an iPad Whereas Performing
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