|In this video we find out how the first Lollapalooza lineup happened with Perry, Marc Geiger, Dave Navarro and Henry Rollins all weighing in on how it happened. Dave Navarro wanted an eclectic lineup, Marc Geiger wanted Pixies and Nine Inch Nails, Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro wanted Souisxie and the Banshees, Perry Farrell wanted Ice-T. The Lollapalooza video talks about how the combination of heavy metal and rap was controversial at the time, and Nine Inch Nails was a largely unknown name who was breaking big.
Check out the for more
This is the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza, and as the video reminds us, the festival has come a long way. Check out the Spacelab Lollapalooza Video Channel for more videos and media from the festival. Try our Spacelab Festival Guide for more info on Lollapalooza, and the Spacelab Media Player for more videos and other media.