Marilyn Manson cancels tour dates after being hit by stage prop

The musician calls off nine shows after stage prop guns fell on him in New York

 Singer Marilyn Manson: injured by a stage prop gun. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Singer Marilyn Manson: injured by a stage prop gun. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

 

Marilyn Manson has scrapped multiple dates of his US tour after being hospitalised following an on-stage incident on Saturday night. A representative for the musician has said that the next nine shows on Manson’s US tour will be cancelled while he recovers. The extent of the singer’s injuries is still unconfirmed.

Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, was taken to hospital after a pair of huge prop guns fell on him during a concert. There were reports that the singer lay on the stage for up to 15 minutes before being taken to hospital on a stretcher. Others reported that he had been attempting to scale the prop at the time.

Manson’s representative revealed that the musician was planning to recuperate at home in Los Angeles but was not able to confirm that he had left hospital in New York, according to Rolling Stone.

The singer was touring his 10th album, Heaven Upside Down, which is due to be released on Friday. The tour is scheduled to resume in Texas on 15 October. – (Guardian Service)