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Marilyn Manson discusses Hammerstein incident, reschedules tour dates

Marilyn Manson was unfortunately injured on stage at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom, causing him to cut the show short and cancel several tour dates. He has now rescheduled those dates and added others for 2018, and he also discussed the Hammerstein Ballroom incident with Yahoo:

“I only recently watched the video of it,” Manson says 11 days after the accident, lying back on a couch in his living room with his leg in a cast. “I can see how it could look terrifying. It was terrifying for me, because the truss was not secured properly.”

What might have looked on video like Manson shaking or trying to ascend the prop was actually the performer’s desperate effort to prevent it from collapsing. “I wasn’t trying to climb it,” he says. “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.”

…”It definitely could have crushed my skull and my ribs,” Manson says. “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.”

You can read more what Marilyn had to say here.

The 2018 dates include Long Island’s Paramount Theatre on February 15 and NJ’s Starland Ballroom on February 16. Tickets for the LI and NJ shows will be on sale soon. All dates are listed below.

Pictures of Marilyn Manson at Hammerstein Ballroom (before the incident occurred) are in the gallery above. His new video for “SAY10″ is below.

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Marilyn Manson — 2017/2018 Tour Dates
11/05 – Devore, CA @ Ozzfest Meets Knotfest
11/12 – Helsinki, Finland @ Ice Hall
11/14 – Stockhold, Sweden @ Annexet
11/15 – Elsinore, Denmark @ Hal 14
11/16 – Hamburg, Germany @ Sporthalle
11/18 – Munich, Germany @ Zenith
11/19 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Tipsport Arena
11/20 – Vienne, Austria @ Gasometer
11/22 – Turin, Italy @ Pala Alpitour
11/23 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Samsung Hall
11/25 – Berlin, Germany @ Velodrom – UFO
11/27 – Paris, France @ AccorHotels Arena
11/28 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Klokgebouw
11/29 – Dusseldorf, Germany @ Mitsubishi Electric Halle
12/01 – Nancy, France @ Zenith
12/02 – Brussels, Belgium @ Forest National
12/04 – Manchester, UK @ 02 Apollo
12/05 – Glasgow, UK @ 02 Academy
12/06 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall
12/08 – Newport, UK @ Newport Centre
12/09 – London, UK @ SSE Wembley Arena
1/10 – Phoneix, AZ @ Van Buren
1/12-13 – Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues
1/16 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
1/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
1/20 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore
1/23 – San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre
1/24 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
1/26 – Springfield, MO @ Shrine Mosque
1/27 – Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
1/28 – Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland
1/30 – Des Moines, IA @ 7 Flags Event Center
1/31 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Myth
2/02 – Madison, WI @ The Orpheum
2/03 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
2/06 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
2/07 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe
2/09 – Buffalo, NY @ Rapids Theatre
2/11 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
2/12 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
2/13 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
2/15 – Huntington, NY @ Paramount Theatre
2/16 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

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