Fans of death metal stars Cranial Impalement might be more than a little surprised by some of the strange items that have crept onto the hospitality rider for their 2004 tour of Eastern Europe. Fans may remember their infamous request for an "enraged bear with a demoniac visage" from their 2003 New Jersey tour, but this rider might seem even more bizarre for what it doesn't contain. The band asks for two packs of "kosher hot dogs," but asks for three packages of "wheat hot dog buns." Don't get greedy with the carbs, guys! Plus check out some of their ridiculous requests for amenities in the dressing rooms. Yeah, roomS plural. Lead singer and apparent diva Bleedus Foetus (Ian Cohen) requires his very own dressing room. (4 pages)
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