Shocking moment an Aussie Guns N’ Roses fan is hit by Axl Rose’s microphone and left with two black eyes at Adelaide concert is caught on camera: ‘Blood everywhere’
An Australian woman was injured during a Guns N’ Roses concert in Adelaide after being hit in the face with a microphone.
And now footage of the shocking moment Rebecca Howe was struck by lead singer Axl Rose’s microphone has emerged.
In the video, which was obtained by The Advertiser, rock star Axl, 60, throws the microphone into the crowd and then triumphantly throws his arms up in the air.
An Australian woman was injured during a Guns N’ Roses concert in Adelaide after being hit in the face with a microphone and now footage of the shocking moment has emerged. Axl Rose is pictured
The moment of impact isn’t shown, but the video does show a minor kafuffle in the crowd – presumably after she’s been hit.
Rose reportedly hit the woman in the face with his microphone after throwing it into the crowd at the end of the band’s last song.
Ms Howe told the Adelaide Advertiser the mic hit her on the bridge of the nose, leaving her bloodied and hyperventilating.
The moment of impact isn’t shown, but the video does show a minor kafuffle in the crowd – presumably after she’s been hit
Pictured after the event, Ms Howe can been seen with severe bruising on her face, under both eyes and on her nose.
She told the publication she was hit when Axl, real name William Bruce Rose Jr, threw his microphone out into crowd after finishing the song, Take Me Down To Paradise City.
After being struck, Ms Howe said an off-duty policeman pulled her aside, took care of her and attempted to stop the bleeding from her nose.
‘There was this huge kerfuffle as this man tried to get the microphone … he held it up like a victory, ‘I got it, I got it’, while I was trying to keep my composure,’ she said.
Rebecca Howe was left injured after the band’s front man, Axl Rose, accidentally hit her in the face with his microphone by throwing it into the crowd at the end of the band’s last song
‘I was in shock and hyperventilating,’ Ms Howe claimed. ‘My mind went, ”Oh, my God, my face is caved in”.’
‘I had blood dripping down the front of me.’
She said she worried about other concertgoers being injured as Guns N’ Roses continue their tour in Melbourne on December 3.
‘What if [the microphone] was a couple of inches to the right or left?,’ she said.
‘I could have lost an eye…if my head was turned and it hit me in the temple, it could have killed me.’
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Guns N’ Roses’ management for comment.
After being struck in the face, Ms Howe said that an off-duty policeman pulled her aside and took care of her, and attempted to stop the bleeding from her nose Pictured: Axl Rose, Guns N’ Roses frontman live on stage in California in April
This is not the first time a fan in Australia has been injured during a Guns N’ Roses show.
Darren Wright from Perth was hit in the mouth, causing damage to two of his front teeth during the band’s 2013 tour.
He later used the courts to demand compensation to recover the cost of $5,000 in dental fees.
As Ms Howe tried to regain her composure, she said concert goers nearby, scrambled to claim the microphone that was thrown into the crowd, as a souvenir Pictured: Axl Rose and Slash on stage during the Guns N’ Roses ‘Not In This Lifetime’ Tour in 2017 in Perth