Wayne Coyne Brings Grenade to Airport, Continuing Year of Bad Decisions

Coyne takes a spin over the crowd.Coyne takes a spin over the crowd.

So the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne brought a gold-painted, disarmed grenade to the airport in Oklahoma City earlier this week, pretty much ruining the day for a lot of fellow travelers. Apparently it was a mistake: Coyne tells Pitchfork he got the thing at a druggy party the night before, and threw it in his bag without thinking. But of course the equation of grenade plus airport equals massive security freakout, somewhat understandably, so non-famous travelers got to spend unanticipated dollars and hours rearranging their travel plans.

See also:

* The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Playing Noise Pop, Making The Soft Bulletin, and Feeling Free to Do Anything

* Live Review, 2/21/12: The Flaming Lips Explode The Soft Bulletin Into a Confetti Orgasm at Bimbo's

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