Article Oct 01, 2017

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Marilyn Manson injured after set collapses during concert

Marilyn Manson was stretchered off stage following an accident during his concert in New York on Saturday night (30Sep17).

The Deep Six singer was performing a rendition of song Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) during his gig at the Hammerstein Ballroom, when a large prop featuring a pair of gun motifs attached, fell directly on top of him.

From grainy footage captured by one fan, it appears that Manson was trying to climb the steel structure but it wasn't stable enough, and toppled over and crushed him.

Several people rushed to his aid, including opening act Alice Glass, who was watching from the side of the stage.

It appeared to take some time to remove the metal structure from Manson, real name Brian Hugh Warner, and he was immediately carried off the set on a stretcher - unable to continue his performance.

A representative for Manson confirmed that he was being treated in hospital but gave no further details of how seriously he had been injured or his condition.

It's not been a good few months for the 48-year-old, as his father Hugh Warner died in July, just days before he was due to hit the road for a series of festival gigs and summer shows.

Manson had shared a close bond with his dad, who often joined him on the road, and he recently confessed it was "tough" returning to work to perform for fans when he would have preferred to take his time to grieve.