Marilyn Manson Details Onstage Injury: "The Pain Was Excruciating"
The rocker has also rescheduled a bunch of canceled tour dates.
After his injury mid-show at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Marilyn Manson has now shared details of what occurred.
In an interview with Yahoo, Manson said he wasn’t attempting to climb the prop guns, but rather just grabbing onto the metal bars propping them up. This backfired, with the guns falling on him without Manson being able to move out of the way quickly enough.
“I'm not sure what I hit my head on, but it did fall onto my leg and break the fibula in two places," he says. "The pain was excruciating."
In the performance, Manson was taken off of the stage in a stretcher after not being able to stand up. While in a New York City hospital, he had a plate and 10 screws inserted into the leg bone and another one through his ankle bone. Days before this injury, Manson sprained his other ankle while performing at Pittsburgh’s Stage AE.
Following the New York injury, Manson canceled numerous tour dates so he could recover at home in Los Angeles. However, he recently announced a reworked tour itinerary, with most of the canceled shows rescheduled. Find the new lineup below.
He’s out supporting his tenth studio album, Heaven Upside Down, which dropped on Oct. 6.
NOV 05 - DEVORE, CA @ OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST
NOV 12 - HELSINKI, FINLAND @ ICE HALL
NOV 14 - STOCKHOLM, SE @ ANNEXET
NOV 15 - ELSINORE, DK @ HAL 14
NOV 16 - HAMBURG, DE @ SPORTHALLE
NOV 18 - MUNICH, de @ ZENITH
NOV 19 - PRAGUE, CZ @ TIPSPORT ARENA
NOV 20 - VIENNA, AT @ GASOMETER
NOV 22 - TURIN, IT @ PALA ALPITOUR
NOV 23 - ZURICH, CH @ SAMSUNG HALL
NOV 25 - BERLIN, DE @ VELODROM – UFO
NOV 27 - PARIS, FR @ ACCOR HOTELS ARENA
NOV 28 - EINDHOVEN, NL @ KLOKGEBOUW
NOV 29 - DUSSELDORF, DE @ MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC HALLE
DEC 01 - NANCY, FR @ ZENITH
DEC 02 - BRUSSELS, BE @ FOREST NATIONAL
DEC 04 - MANCHESTER, UK @ 02 APOLLO
DEC 05 - GLASGOW, UK @ 02 ACADEMY
DEC 06 - WOLVERHAMPTON, UK @ CIVIC HALL
DEC 08 - NEWPORT, UK @ NEWPORT CENTRE
DEC 09 - LONDON, UK @ SSE WEMBLEY ARENA
JAN 10 – PHOENIX, AZ @ VAN BUREN
JAN 12 – LAS VEGAS, NV @ HOUSE OF BLUES
JAN 13 – LAS VEGAS, NV @ HOUSE OF BLUES
JAN 16 – OAKLAND, CA @ FOX THEATRE
JAN 19 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ THE COMPLEX
JAN 20 – DENVER, CO @ FILLMORE
JAN 23 – SAN ANTONIO, TX @ AZTEC THEATRE
JAN 24 – HOUSTON, TX @ HOUSE OF BLUES
JAN 26 – SPRINGFIELD, MO @ SHRINE MOSQUE
JAN 27 – TULSA, OK @ BRADY THEATRE
JAN 28 – KANSAS CITY, MO @ ARVEST BANK THEATRE AT THE MIDLAND
JAN 30 – DES MOINES, IA @ 7 FLAGS EVENT CENTER
JAN 31 – MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ THE MYTH
FEB 2 – MADISON, WI @ THE ORPHEUM
FEB 3 – MILWAUKEE, WI @ EAGLES BALLROOM
FEB 6 – CHICAGO, IL @ RIVIERA THEATRE
FEB 7 – GRAND RAPIDS, MI @ 20 MONROE
FEB 9 – BUFFALO, NY @ RAPIDS THEATRE
FEB 11 – TORONTO, ON @ REBEL
FEB 12 – BOSTON, MA @ HOUSE OF BLUES
FEB 13 – BALTIMORE, MD @ RAMS HEAD LIVE
FEB 15 – HUNTINGTON, NY @ PARAMOUNT THEATRE
FEB 16 – SAYREVILLE, NJ @ STARLAND BALLROOM
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.