Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Prep-Music-Report

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Prep-Music-Report

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MARILYN MANSON - ACCIDENT

NEW YORK (AP) _ Marilyn Manson is postponing the next two weeks' worth of shows after he was injured during his New York concert on Saturday. Manson was performing a version of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" as he climbed a stage prop shaped like two giant guns that started to wobble. He fell backward and the prop fell on him. The house and stage lights went off for several minutes, then an announcer said the show was over "due to injury." At Friday's show in Pittsburgh, Manson jumped into the crowd and crawled back onto the stage, claiming he had broken an ankle. Manson will recuperate at his home in Los Angeles. The extent of his injuries was not revealed.

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LIL WAYNE - REFUSES SECURITY CHECK

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Lil Wayne opted to skip his own show rather than walk through a security check. Managers of the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina, say Lil Wayne refused to submit to the venue's standard safety procedures. The arena's management declined to make an exception just because Lil Wayne was the headliner, calling it a safety issue. The rest of the show went on, featuring 2 Chainz, Tory Lanez and Cardi B. Lil Wayne's representatives did not return requests for comment. Ticketholders are being offered refunds beginning today.

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STEVEN TYLER - HEALTH

UNDATED (AP) _ Steven Tyler denies he cut the Aerosmith tour short because of a seizure or a heart attack. Tyler tweeted a statement that says he had to have a procedure that only his doctor in the U-S could perform. He doesn't give any details on his condition. Last week, Aerosmith cancelled the last four shows of the South American tour because Tyler was rushed back to the U-S for "unexpected medical issues."

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MEGHAN LINSEY - THREATS

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Meghan Linsey says she's gotten death threats since she took a knee after singing the national anthem at the Titans-Seahawks game last week to protest racism. Linsey writes in a guest column in the Washington Post some critics said she should have been executed on the field and she's had cancer wished upon her "by the same people who claim to be great patriots. …

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