Papa Roach Play Live With Jacoby Shaddix’s Kid, Crowd Goes Wild
Papa Roach just dropped their 10th studio album, Who Do You Trust?, last week and are in the midst of a five-date run in California. Fans got a special treat during a recent performance of "Traumatic" where Jacoby Shaddix's young son Brixton joined the group onstage.
The little one came up during the Crooked Teeth track to help his dad with some crowd work at the 45 second mark in the Twitter video below. He screams "Get! Down! Low!," in time with the band and his vocal angst even seemed to take Jacoby by surprise. He does it a couple more times, imploring the crowd to inch closer to the floor, readying them for an explosive moment in the set.
Watch the clip below.
In other Papa Roach news, Jacoby Shaddix discussed his previous battles with alcohol and mental health with WRIF (audio below), adding that he's on the verge of celebrating seven years of sobriety. "That's probably one of the best decisions I made in my life, one of the biggest changes — putting down the bottle," said the singer.
He went on to say, "I'm coming up, actually, in February on seven years of not partying and drinking. And it saved my life. Honestly, I don't think I would still be doing this if I stayed partying. You hear these stories, these tragic stories about these rock and rollers dying at such a young age, and I felt like my clock was ticking. I mean, obviously, we're all gonna go, but I just don't wanna go before my time. I've got so much more to do and so much more to say. I wanna be doing this for a long time. I wanna be a grandpa. I've got all these other things I wanna do with my life that take time. I need it."
Papa Roach will finish up their California trek tomorrow (Jan. 24) and have two U.S. tours lined up for 2019, one supporting Shinedown with Asking Alexandria on the bill as additional support, the other being a headlining jaunt with openers Asking Alexandria and Bad Wolves. See those dates below.
Shinedown / Papa Roach / Asking Alexandria 2019 Tour
Feb. 20 - Estero, Fla. @ Hertz Arena
Feb. 23 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Knoxville Civic Auditorium
Feb. 24 - Huntington, W.V. @ Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Feb. 26 - Dayton, Ohio @ Nutter Center
Feb. 28 - Baltimore, Md. @ UMBC Fieldhouse
March 1 - Hershey, Pa. @ Giant Center
March 2 - Uncasville, Ct. @ Mohegan Sun Arena
March 5 - Youngstown, Ohio @ Covelli Centre
March 7 - Ft. Wayne, Ind. @ Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
March 8 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Fiserv Forum
March 9 - Green Bay, Wis. @ Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena
March 11 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Target Center
March 12 - Fargo, N.D. @ Fargodome
March 15 - Lincoln, Neb. @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
March 16 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa @ U.S. Cellular Center
March 17 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Chaifetz Arena
March 19 - Wichita, Kan. @ Intrust Bank Arena
March 20 - Loveland, Colo. @ Budweiser Events Center
Papa Roach "Who Do You Trust?" Summer 2019 Tour Dates
July 27 – Dallas, Texas @ Southside Ballroom*
July 28 – Houston, Texas @ Smart Financial Center*^
July 30 – San Antonio, Texas @ Sunken Gardens Amphitheater*^
Aug. 2 – Atlanta, Ga. @ The Roxy*^
Aug. 4 – Charlotte, N.C. @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheater*^
Aug. 7 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Metropolitan Opera House*
Aug. 9 – Asbury Park, N.J. @ Stone Pony Summer Stage*^
Aug. 16 – Detroit, Mich. @ Freedom Hill Amphitheater*^
Aug. 20 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ 20 Monroe Live*^
Aug. 23 – Chicago, Ill. @ Aragon Ballroom*^
Aug. 28 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Union Event Center*
Sept. 1 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ Downtown Event Center*^
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