A Brief History Of Lads On Tour

You Only Live Once, so history better remember you for being a piss cutting legend.

1. Cavemen

Literally didn’t have a home. On tour for life.

2. Jesus and his disciples

Just got in from Nazareth with a serious case of first night fever.

3. King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Hunting for the Holy Grail of lute anthems

4. Christopher Columbus and the Santa Maria

Just seamen being seamen

John Vanderlyn / Via

5. Lewis and Clark


6. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Not just Paul Newman and Robert Redford being handsome.

7. Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin in Arles on an Artist Retreat

Paint so hard motherfuckers wanna cut ears off

Paul Gaugauin, Vincent Van Gogh Painting Sunflowers, 1888, Van Gogh Museum / Via

8. Wright Brothers

Inventors of the mile high club

9. Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang

The original #ontherun gang

10. James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Ford Maddox Ford, John Quinn and Ezra Pound all in Paris

Everybody’s peaking at midnight in Paris

from left: Ford, Joyce, Pound, Quinn. Tophams/Topham Picturepoint/Press Association Images / Via

11. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Highest men on Earth

12. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins

Space beers

13. G8 Summits

All I do is win

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