Metallica Fans Riot After Concert Cancellation In India

 
Metallica Fans Riot After Concert Cancellation In India

31 October 2011

Metallica fans in India have rioted after a concert was postponed last Friday in the city of Guragon!

The heavy metal rockers were set to perform their first ever Indian show as part of the Formula One Grand Prix.

But just before the show was due to start, the band announced they would be postponing until Saturday because of "failure of a security barricade in front of the stage that could not be adequately repaired."

And fans, who had been waiting for hours in the venue, responded by rioting and smashing up the stage!

The band wrote on their official website, "We arrived in Delhi on Friday very excited and ready to play our first show ever in India at the F1 Rocks concert. However, immediately at the end of our afternoon press conference at a hotel near the venue, we were notified that there was a serious question as to whether the show could proceed with regard to the safety of the concert audience. And our first and foremost concern is always for the safety of you, the fans."

The organisers of the event have now been arrested on suspicion of cheating people and breach of trust.

"We registered a police complaint against the organizers of the show. They have been arrested on charges of cheating people and breach of trust," senior police officer Alok Mittal told AFP.

Check out some of the rioting below. Crazy!



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