Woman Claims She Was Left 'Bloodied' After Being Hit By AXL ROSE's Microphone During GUNS N' ROSES Concert
December 2, 2022
According to ABC, an Australian woman claims she was hit in the face by Axl Rose's microphone during GUNS N' ROSES' concert in Adelaide on Tuesday (November 29).
The alleged incident happened while Rose and his bandmates were performing the final song of their set, "Paradise City". At the end of the track, the singer launched the microphone into the crowd, allegedly hitting the woman in the face.
The woman, who suffered bruises on her face, told ABC: "I was just putting out a warning for people: if Axl sings 'Paradise City', get ready to duck for cover." She added: "My intentions were not to gain anything."
The woman told the Adelaide Advertiser the mic hit her on the bridge of the nose. She said an off-duty policeman pulled her aside after she was struck and took care of her and attempted to stop the bleeding from her nose.
"I was in shock and hyperventilating," she claimed. "My mind went, ''Oh, my God, my face is caved in.'"
She added she worried about other concertgoers being injured as GUNS N' ROSES continue their tour in Melbourne on December 3.
"What if [the microphone] was a couple of inches to the right or left?," she said.
"I could have lost an eye...if my head was turned and it hit me in the temple, it could have killed me."
Another fan reportedly ended up with the microphone Axl threw into the audience.
This was not the first time a microphone Rose launched into the crowd at an Australian concert has resulted in injuries. In 2013, a Perth man was allegedly hit in the mouth by a microphone Axl threw, causing damage to two of his front teeth. He later used the courts to demand compensation to recover the cost of $5,000 AUD in dental fees.
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