I'll admit, I didn't know it was marijuana. I skimmed over and saw something to the effect of "hallucinatory drugs" and assumed worse. Still, I find it very annoying that band's whine and beg for support but here they are blowing their money that people like me have given them on fucking drugs. What's more annoying is how no one can make it through performances or music creation it seems without the aid of alcohol or drugs. I miss the notion of people being musical because they were into it and didn't have to have these crutches.
Who says they are smoking weed as a "crutch"? Or that they need to do it, they probably just do it for fun and the fact that it loosens them up for the show. You realize weed is cheap right? Even if bands spent some of the money they make off say kickstarter, which is thousands and thousands; they could spend a couple hundred on weed and that would last them an album and a tour I would assume. Again just a hypothetical situation. Most likely they spend the money they get paid for shows and their albums on the drugs, but either way it's not enough to really care about. Just because you like to do light drugs and party doesn't mean your not into the music your playing; it means your having a good time. lol