Marilyn Manson Reveals He Broke His Leg In Two Places During Onstage Incident, Reschedules U.S. Tour

Marilyn Manson was recently interviewed by Yahoo Music, and revealed the injuries he sustained when a stage prop fell on him during his September 30 show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY. The singer broke his fibula in two places, and had to undergo surgery, which included putting in a plate and 10 screws, plus an additional screw in his ankle.

Manson said the following:

“I only recently watched the video of it. I can see how it could look terrifying. It was terrifying for me, because the truss was not secured properly. I wasn’t trying to climb it. It started to fall and I tried to push back and I didn’t get out the way in time. I’m not sure what I hit my head on, but it did fall onto my leg and break the fibula in two places. The pain was excruciating.”

He also added:

“It definitely could have crushed my skull and my ribs. I have some minor bruising in that area, but it took six guys to pull it off of me. It was like wrestling a giant iron monster.”

“The thing that pisses me off most is that I’m not onstage, because that’s where I should be. And with a cast on my leg, it’s hard to talk about the excitement of the tour. It got cut off right as I was about to put it into second gear. But I’ll be back there really shortly and it’s going to be as exciting as it was starting out.”

He later said:

“I think it was possibly the whole nature, God, whatever it might be — someone was trying to put a stop to things. If you believe in one thing, you gotta believe in the other power. I don’t know if it was my excitement and disregard for being safe in the conventional sense — like I ever have been. You get me onstage and I just get so excited.”

Due to injuries, Manson’s October dates have been rescheduled. His November European/UK dates and Ozzfest Meets Knotfest appearance are expected to go on as planned.

Rescheduled Dates:

01/10 Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
01/12 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
01/13 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
01/16 Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
01/19 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
01/20 Denver, CO – Fillmore
01/23 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theatre
01/24 Houston, TX – House of Blues
01/26 Springfield, MO – Shrine Mosque
01/27 Tulsa, OK – Brady Theatre
01/28 Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
01/30 Des Moines, IA – 7 Flags Event Center
01/31 Minneapolis, MN – The Myth
02/02 Madison, WI – The Orpheum
02/03 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
02/06 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
02/07 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe
02/09 Buffalo, NY – Rapids Theatre
02/11 Toronto, ON – Rebel
02/12 Boston, MA – House of Blues
02/13 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
02/15 Huntington, NY – Paramount Theatre
02/16 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom


Marilyn Manson Premieres “SAY10” Music Video Feat. Johnny Depp

Marilyn Manson has premiered a new video for his song “SAY10.” Johnny Depp stars in the clip and the track appears on Manson’s new album, “Heaven Upside Down“, which is available now.

Manson commented:

“After the the balloons have all shriveled up and are swallowed in the puddles of puke and idealism, don’t look to Me for sympathy. I am here to be all that I am accused of not being. And to be blamed for what you made Me.

The shots you will hear are from a mouth disguised as a gun. Don’t call this art. This is a hard cock in a room full of vampires and the music, man. The music is My foul blood on your faces.”

Marilyn Manson Cancels Nine Shows Following Last Night’s Accident

With Marilyn Manson having been injured after a large stage prop fell on him at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, NY last night (September 30), the singer has been forced to cancel nine shows. A represenative issued the following statement:

“Marilyn Manson is being forced to cancel several of his October dates on his forthcoming U.S. 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, October 2 through Houston, October 14 will be rescheduled for a later date. Manson hopes to return to the stage soon, more details on upcoming shows to follow.”

Manson’s bandmate Tyler Bates also posted the following:

Marilyn Manson Crushed By Stage Prop At New York City, NY Show

During Marilyn Manson‘s show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, NY tonight (September 30) the singer was crushed by a large stage prop that fell on him while he was performing “Sweet Dreams.” The show was cut short, and he was carried away on a stretcher. Variety said a “source close to the situation” confirmed that he is being treated at a local hospital and that he “should be fine.” This news comes after he injured his ankle in Pittsburgh, PA.

Marilyn Manson Falls At Pittsburgh, PA Show, Claims To Have Broken His Ankle

During Marilyn Manson’s September 29 show at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA, he fell while trying to get into the crowd, during “The Beautiful People.” The singer claims to have broken his ankle in the fall, telling the audience the following:

“I just broke my ankle, but it’s okay because [opener] Alice Glass is going to fill in for me. Come on, you can do it. I told you I’d break my ankle because the tour manager is a fascist.”

It is unknown whether or not the injury will affect further dates.