Shock rocker Marilyn Manson hasn’t had a lot of luck lately when it has come to his live performances, most notably when a stage prop fell and crushed his leg at a show in New York in September 2017.
Whilst on his current co-headline tour with Rob Zombie, he was forced to cancel his set a few moments before it was scheduled to start due to illness.
Now more recently, Manson unfortunately collapsed onstage during his performance at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, Texas on Saturday (August 18th 2018), and was forced to cancel the remainder of his set just a few songs in due to sickness which he has cited as “heat poisoning”.
Manson was performing ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’ before his knees gave way, and he eventually slumped over on a stage monitor.
You can watch a fan-shot video of the band performing the song and Manson collapsing (you can skip to the 4:06 mark to view that) below.
According to a report by Houston Press (here), Manson‘s tour manager allegedly escorted photographers from the pit stating that he was “feeling very ill and did not want his picture taken.”
They also report that Manson was showing clear visible signs that he was ill and struggling to maintain his composure throughout the set, stating that he was “mostly stationary” and “visibly shaking at times” to the point where he physically “braced himself with the microphone stand.”
Manson has since taken to Twitter to address his fans with an update on his condition, and to thank the Houston crowd for their support and understanding.
Thanks Houston for being understanding. I ended up in doctor’s care, but I gave it my best and you guys were amazing.
— Marilyn Manson (@marilynmanson) August 20, 2018
We here at DEAD PRESS! wish Marilyn Manson a swift and full recovery.