Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose to stop throwing microphone in wake of fan injury

The mic drop is alive and must die.

Guns N’ Roses lead singer Axl Rose has vowed to end his 30-year tradition of throwing his microphone into the crowd after punching an Australian woman in the face on Tuesday.

in a The statement was released on FridayRose acknowledged the incident and said he never intended to injure anyone during the band’s show at Adelaide Oval.

“Obviously we don’t want anybody to get hurt or hurt anybody in any way at (our) shows,” Rose said before adding that he always thought it was a Guns N’ Roses concert. It was common knowledge.

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“For 30 years by dropping the mic at the end of (our) shows we always felt that it was a familiar part of the end of (our) performance that the fans wanted and knew that the mic have a chance to catch up,” Rose added.

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Axl Rose took the microphone to the crowd after his latest song “Paradise City”.
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The microphone hit Rebecca Ho’s nose.

Rose said it’s in the interest of public safety to end the gesture, which has become a highly anticipated part of the band’s concerts.

Rebecca Howe, the woman who was hit at the end of Tuesday’s concert, claims she had two black eyes and a broken nose as the band prepared to play the final song of the night, “I Got Down to Paradise City.” Do it.”

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“What if it was a few inches to the right or left? I would have lost an eye … if it had hit my mouth and broken my teeth? Howe said through the Adelaide Advertiser. “If my head fell off. If it had happened and I had landed in the temple, it could have killed me.”

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Rebecca Howe was injured by a microphone that Axl Rose threw into the crowd at a Guns N’ Roses concert.

Rose did not directly apologize to Howe for the injury, but called reporters to cover the incident.

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“Unfortunately, there are those who, for their own reasons, have cast their report on this matter in a very negative and irresponsible light, which could not be further from the truth. We hope that people and of course The fans got it which happens sometimes.

Rose ended the statement with a “big thank you” for everyone’s understanding.

Guns N’ Roses wrap up performances in Australia next week with two shows in New Zealand. The band are on hiatus until June 2023 after the New Zealand tour dates, where they will play London’s Hyde Park.


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