Whilst performing his set in New York last night (September 30th 2017), Marilyn Manson sustained injuries after being crushed by a stage prop of two pistols, which occurred midway through the band’s performance of their popular Eurythmics cover of ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’, and has subsequently been hospitalised for treatment.
The show was being held at New York’s Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom, in which the band were reportedly just over an hour or so into their set when they began performing ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’. As they were mid-way through the song, Manson walked beside the stage prop in the centre of the stage, which represented two pistols back-to-back to one another, which then toppled atop of him.
First picture of Marilyn Manson on his way to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/wBHMmKUJsC
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Immediately, stage and tour crew ran to lift the prop from on top of Manson, and, as expected, the show came to an end and the room went dark. He was then reportedly removed from the stage on a stretcher, and taken to a local hospital.
You can watch a fan-shot video of the incident below.
Though at the time there is no official comment as to the extent or seriousness of his injuries, a source close to Variety magazine stated that he “should be fine”.
The band are currently amidst a tour to promote their forthcoming record, ‘Heaven Upside Down’, with the next show expected to be held tomorrow (October 2nd 2017) at the House Of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts. It’s uncertain at this stage whether this will be cancelled or still going ahead as planned.
Manson is expected to his release his tenth full-length studio album, ‘Heaven Upside Down’, on October 6th 2017 via Loma Vista Recordings/Caroline International.