Last night, Marilyn Manson's set for his headlining show at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York ended early due to an emergency. The singer-songwriter was in the middle of performing "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” when a large stage prop of guns came crashing down on top of him. A team of venue workers immediately rushed out to retrieve him from under the structure.
According to various fans at the scene of the incident, Manson remained motionless on the stage for about 15 minutes before he was covered with a sheet and wheeled off on a stretcher. A representative for Manson confirmed the injury with Pitchfork and stated that he is currently being treated at a local hospital.
Manson is currently on tour with Alice Glass to promote his forthcoming album Heaven Upside Down to be released on October 6 via Loma Vista.
It's unclear how exactly the prop became displaced, but you can watch the incident in a fan recorded video, below. We will update this post with more information as this story develops.
Update 10/1/2017 4:25pm EST: A representative for Marilyn Manson sent The FADER a statement about his injury.
Marilyn Manson is being forced to cancel several of his October dates on his forthcoming US tour. On Saturday night, the legendary performer suffered an injury on stage towards the end of his set at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom causing him to cut the show short. He was treated for the injury at a local hospital and will be recuperating at home in Los Angeles.
The shows from Boston, Oct 2 through Houston, Oct 14 will be rescheduled for a later date. Manson hopes to return to the stage soon, more details on upcoming shows to follow.