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Marilyn Manson cancels shows after 2 injuries in 2 days, including 1 in Pittsburgh

| Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
Marilyn Manson in 2015 at Pittsburgh's Stage AE.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune Review
Marilyn Manson in 2015 at Pittsburgh's Stage AE.

Only a day after being hurt on Sept. 29 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, shock rocker Marilyn Manson was injured in an onstage mishap during a show in New York City, the Associated Press reports, and has been forced to cancel his October shows.

While the Pittsburgh mishap only sidelined the show for a very short time, the Sept. 30 accident at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York ended up canceling the show.

Manson got messed up when he tried to climb a set piece — a prop pistol. Variety reports that Manson was performing a cover of the Eurythmics' “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” when Manson fell backward onstage and the prop fell on him. He will be recuperating at his home in Los Angeles.

Manson and his band just started the “Heaven Upside Down” tour two days ago in Maryland.

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