Carson Daly is remembering a terrifying time in music historical past.
Following the discharge of the Netflix documentary Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99, Carson recalled what it was prefer to host MTV’s Complete Request Stay on the Woodstock ’99 competition.
“All I can say is I believed I used to be going to die,” he wrote in an Aug. 11 Instagram submit.
Carson, 49, mentioned it “began off nice” as he interviewed artists like Jay Kay of the band Jamiroquai from the aspect of the principle stage. However then they “began getting pelted with bottles, rocks, lighters, all of it,” he recalled.
In accordance with Rolling Stone, the occasion, which was an ode to the unique Woodstock competition in 1969, hosted over 200,000 folks in New York and resulted in riots, violence, allegations of sexual assault and hearth set off by festival-goers.
“It acquired insane, quick,” Carson continued. “Dusk, Limp performs ‘Break Stuff’ & the prisoners had been formally operating the jail.”
He defined that whereas turmoil erupted, he can “bear in mind feeling like I used to be out of the country throughout navy battle.”