Papa Roach's Shaddix Shares Refreshments At Boston Show

By | August 27, 2002 at 12:00 AM

A rare club appearance by Papa Roach brought out the wild side in frontman Jacoby Shaddix, who urinated in a bottle, sipped from it, and then shared it with a woman in the audience.

The August 14 show was a special performance at Boston club the Middle East, and with the small venue, “Jacoby was quite fast to revert to his old ways,” reads a post on the band’s website ( “He was climbing on the amps, jumping into the crowd, giving the people in the front row a shot of vodka between every song, and he managed to drink his own piss!”

The story continues: “There was a very drunk girl in the front and I’m not sure what she told Jacoby, but I think it was something to the effect of ‘I will drink your piss,’ so he went to the right side of the stage, grabbed a Gatorade bottle, and tossed his junk through the mouth of the bottle. What followed was him adding to the ‘flavor’ then tossing back a good swig and then handing the bottle to the very willing lady; she took a swig, and decided it wasn’t so bad so she took another!”

The woman drank so much of the fluid that “her friends had to yank it out of her hands,” according to a band spokesperson.

Shaddix admits to LAUNCH that he’s not entirely of sound mind when he’s performing. “I’m just lost in the moment, man. It’s like, when I’m on stage, it seems like such a long time, like, when there’s a break in between a song it seems like five minutes and then we’ll watch the video and it just seems like (snaps), like that, you know? And I just feel like lost in the moment when I’m up there.”

Papa Roach appears Saturday (August 31) at the Ice Palace in Tampa, Florida as part of the Anger Management tour.

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