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Marilyn Manson Hospitalized In Stage Accident
Shock rocker Marilyn Manson was forced to cancel nine upcoming tour date stops after being injured by a large set piece at during a show at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom over the weekend.
The set piece collapsed as Manson and his band were finishing a performance of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)," originally by the Eurythmics. In several fan-shot cellphone videos of the performance, the singer can be seen grasping the crossbar off the steel truss supporting the set piece just before it toppled over on top of him.
The GRAMMY nominee was rushed to a New York-area hospital, and will be flying back to his home in Los Angeles to recover from his injuries, Billboard reports.
The nine cancelled show dates were planned to take place between Oct. 2 and Oct. 14, and a spokesperson for the band has a released a statement saying the show will be rescheduled to a later date and that Manson hoped to return to the stage soon. Additional details about the nature of Manson's injuries have not been disclosed.
The singer's 10th studio album, Heaven Upside Down, will be released on Oct. 6.