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Pukkelpop Stage Collapse

Posted by - 11:21 AM on 08/18/11
A stage at Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium has collapsed during a Smith Westerns set. At least one death has been confirmed. The festival is being put on hold during the investigation.

UPDATE: MSNBC is confirming three deaths and seventy injuries.
 
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11:22 AM on 08/18/11
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Two in two weeks? This is awful
11:24 AM on 08/18/11
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What a terrible way to get the most press this band has ever seen.
11:25 AM on 08/18/11
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What a terrible way to get the most press this band has ever seen.
To be honest, the band have actually gotten tons of press. Just not in the AP.net world. They are a pretty big indie band.
11:27 AM on 08/18/11
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awful, awful news.. hopefully its not too many people injured/dead
11:31 AM on 08/18/11
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To be honest, the band have actually gotten tons of press. Just not in the AP.net world. They are a pretty big indie band.


I just meant that they have never been on CNN, BBC News, Fox News, etc. before...
11:40 AM on 08/18/11
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Fuck, that's terrible.
11:45 AM on 08/18/11
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this needs to stop.

Promoters need to stop letting festivals with temporary stages go on IN HUGE RIDICULOUS THUNDERSTORMS. I mean, shit. =/
11:46 AM on 08/18/11
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I just meant that they have never been on CNN, BBC News, Fox News, etc. before...
Uh....a lot of massive bands haven't been on those networks, dumbass....
11:47 AM on 08/18/11
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Two of my buds are at this festival filming. Crazy.
11:47 AM on 08/18/11
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what a horrible thing to have associated with your band for the rest of your career... i can't even imagine how scary being in this situation must be. my thoughts are with all involved.
11:48 AM on 08/18/11
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Uh....a lot of massive bands haven't been on those networks, dumbass....

Read my first post, friend.


If you don't understand it after that, you're destined for a life of hardships.
11:48 AM on 08/18/11
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Uh....a lot of massive bands haven't been on those networks, dumbass....
what a cunt
11:48 AM on 08/18/11
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something tells me that NBC will be more concerned about the stage collapsing and deaths rather than the Smith Westerns
11:50 AM on 08/18/11
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Maybe this'll make festivals reconsider the "rain or shine" description.

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