FU MANCHU Frontman Walks Off Stage In Greece After Being Hit By "Lit Cigarette"

FU MANCHU singer/guitarist Scott Hill has issued the following statement regarding the abrupt ending to the second of the group's recent two shows in Greece:

“There was about 800 people there having a good time. About three sh.theads thought it would be cool to throw beer at the band. OK, whatever. We can handle that. I just pointed out the sh.theads and told them to f.ck off. We kept playing. We did our set, about 15 songs. Said thanks and left the stage. We had a good time. It was a really good show. We come back out, and we were going to play 'Evil Eye' and 'Godzilla'. We start to play 'Evil Eye', and a lit cigarette lands on my arm. I look at it on my arm, I stopped playing, said 'F.ck you,' and we left. Simple. We will be going back to Greece to play for sure. We dig it there. The 2 shows there were a lot of fun, and we did have a good time playing. We just travelled a long way and had no sleep for 48 hours just to play the show. So we got a little pissed. We will be back though.”

FU MANCHU will perform the following shows in Australia and New Zealand during May/June:

May 30 - Sydney, AUST @ The Metro
May 31 - Brisbane, AUST @ Waterloo
Jun. 01 - Melbourne, AUST @ Hi Fi
Jun. 04 - Perth, AUST @ Lookout
Jun. 06 - Auckland, NZ @ Power Station


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to block users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.