The Ontario, Canada Ministry of Labour has charged three companies and one engineer in the wake of a deadly stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead show in Toronto last year. The stage collapse, which happened just hours before the show was set to start, left Scott Johnson, Radiohead's drum tech dead and three other stage crew injured. Show More Summary
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On June 16th, 2012, 33-year-old Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnston was killed after a stage collapse in Toronto. The crew was setting up for a concert that evening at Downsview Park when a portion of the stage caved in. One year later, charges are now being filed against the concert promoter Live Nation and others. [...]
If convinced, Live Nation could face millions of dollars in fines.
New York Times: The Ontario Ministry of Labor has brought charges against Live Nation Canada for safety violations in connection with the stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead concert last year that killed the band’s drum technician, Scott Johnson, and injured three other workers, The Toronto Star reported on Friday. Read and comment. From artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com.
Charlie Sheen is the TV star who had a meltdown on set of his wildly popular sitcom. Charlie Sheen got infamously fired from said sitcom. Charlie Sheen took that collapse on tour and it wasn't so good. Charlie Sheen hasn't been doing so well since. So, we guess it's not ... More »
Last night in Boston, the Bruins staged one of the greatest single game comebacks we’ve seen in any sport in recent memory, and certainly one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Down by three goals halfway through the third period of Game 7 against the Maple Leafs, the Bruins [...]
The lead singer of US 'deathcore' group Emmure has been electrocuted on stage.Performing at a gig in Moscow, Frankie Palmeri, suddenly collapsed to the floor mid-song.In footage filmed by a fan, another person appears to get a shockShow More Summary
Seems like just yesterday Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir was wearing his classic short shorts, with his brown hair waving in the wind... but over the years he's sadly gone more late-Garcia on us. And last night, during a performance with Furthur at Port Chester's Capitol Theatre, he collapsed on stage. Show More Summary
At :50 in the video he goes down. It was later explained the cause was a bad shoulder. The band, which also features former Dead bassist Phil Lesh, was playing the Dead song “Unbroken Chain” when Weir wobbled for a few moments before going down… Weir was immediately helped up by crew members and given [...]
Bob Weir -- founding member of the Greatful Dead who now plays guitar for spinoff band Furthur -- had to be helped offstage last night in Port Chester, NY, after collapsing during a song after suffering some serious pain in his shoulder.The band,…
From 1-0 up to 3-1 down in a flash.
A big merger of two Greek banks has been called off due to lack of creditor support. From Ekathimerini: National Bank of Greece and Eurobank Ergasias will stage their recapitalization separately, Bank of Greece announced late on Sunday, thereby freezing their merger procedure. Show More Summary
Justin Bieber's mom isn't doing much to squash reports that her 19-year-old son is spinning out of control. Amid reports of battery, drug usage at his mansion and collapsing on stage, Bieber's mom, Pattie Mallette, appeared on HuffPost...Show More Summary
Sammy Adams -- the rapper behind the hit songs "Driving Me Crazy" and "I Hate College" -- collapsed on stage last weekend during a concert in New Jersey... and TMZ has obtained scary footage of the medical emergency.Adams was performing at Six…
The ability to borrow money is one of the hallmarks of a successful financial system. But when too many people take advantage of the leverage available from borrowing, it can set the stage for dramatic financial collapses, wreaking havoc on the same financial system that made leverage possible in the first place. Increased levels of [...]
The ability to borrow money is one of the hallmarks of a successful financial system. But when too many people take advantage of the leverage available from borrowing, it can set the stage for dramatic financial collapses, wreaking havoc...Show More Summary
It’s no secret that Justin Bieber has been having a bit of a hard time lately. The singer has been pretty vocal on his twitter account about his ‘worst birthday ever’ and even wound up in the hospital after collapsing on stage during … Continue reading »
The U.S. economy was on a tear as it surged with the housing bubble. And it quickly collapsed when the bubble burst and the financial system spiraled into a credit crisis. Now we are witnessing the economy has stage a remarkable comeback. Show More Summary
What’s up with all these entertainers having seizures and collapses lately? The latest rapper to face health problems is non other than Tone Loc… Via NYDailyNews reports: Rapper Tone Loc didn’t want to be hospitalized after collapsing on stage