Contact Us

Flaming Lips’ Laser Hands Stolen in Australia

Wayne Coyne
Jo Hale, Getty Images

If you’ve seen the Flaming Lips live, you know all about the crazy multimedia show they put on. The spectacle includes a wild light show, bubbles, balloons, buckets of confetti and singer Wayne Coyne’s giant laser-shooting hands. Unfortunately, the Lips report that those specialized hands went missing after the band’s appearance at the Southbound Festival in Busselton, Western Australia, last weekend.

“F—!!!!!! Someone stole Laser Hands!!!” reads a post on the band’s Facebook page. “Please please please!! At South Bound Festival !!! F—!! Help us!!!”

The band has yet to offer a reward for the laser hands, but were sure Coyne and co. would show their appreciation for their recovery in some suitable way. Perhaps a ride in Coyne’s legendary plastic crowd-surfing ball?

Speaking of that ball, the Lips have said that they have a backup, just in case his main one pops. But no backup laser hands are known to exist, so if they aren’t recovered, future Lips concertgoers might not experience the power of the hands.

Best of KMMS FM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Moose Prize Closet quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Moose Prize Closet contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.