THE WILDHEARTS 'Pulled Offstage' At UK's DOWNLOAD Festival

According to NME.com, THE WILDHEARTS were dramatically pulled offstage at Download Festival today (Sunday, June 15).

The veteran British rockers' set was cut short after an apparently good-natured festival bottling got out of hand.

Towards the end of a rowdy show which saw frontman Ginger bantering with the crowd throughout, the rocker began to complain about the lack of objects being thrown forward, chastizing the crowd by saying, "is that all you've got to throw?"

However, the audience took this as encouragement, and a torrent of objects began to come forward. When a sharp object landed at the barrier, the song "29 x The Pain" was stopped in its tracks and the band were removed from the stage.

Earlier on, Ginger kept banter up with the crowd, judging the "things on sticks," in the crowd. Spotting one with the face of KISS star Gene Simmons, he quipped: "That actually looks thinner than Gene Simmons did the other day!"

Read more at NME.com.

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