Eine ganz üble Story erreichte mich heute aus Amerika. Während eines Konzertes der Band Theory of a Deadman in Minneapolis knallte eine ca. 10 auf 10 Meter grosse Decke runter, und riss auch gleich noch ein paar Wasserleitungen mit. Unglaublich, dass es “nur” drei Verletzte gab, die auch sofort ins Spital gebracht wurden. Die Band gab dazu auch unverzüglich ein Statement ab, welches hier nachgelesen werden kann:

“As some of you may be aware or may have witnessed, there was a partial ceiling collapse during our show last night at the First Avenue music venue in Minneapolis. At this time, we have been provided no details as to the cause of the collapse. As with all of our shows, our primary concern is for the safety of all involved; our fans, our crew, the venue staff and anyone and everyone else who may be in attendance. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who may have been injured or otherwise adversely affected by this unfortunate incident. Our sincerest thanks go out to the First Avenue staff, the Minneapolis Fire Department, the paramedics and all the other wonderful people who lent their swift assistance in helping others during the aftermath. We wish the injured a full and speedy recovery. We wish First Avenue a quick turnaround in re-opening the doors of their legendary venue. We look to returning to Minneapolis as soon as possible to play for our amazing friends and fans.”

Alles in Allem ein schrecklicher Zwischenfall, der aber doch mehrheitlich glimpflich verlaufen ist. Da hätte echt schlimmeres passieren können.