antiMusic Logo
Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds
spacer

The Cult Singer Explains Confrontation With Fan (A Top Story)


.
On Friday The Cult Singer Explains Confrontation With Fan was a top story. Here is the recap: (hennemusic) Last week, Ian Astbury of The Cult stopped the band's show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to address a fan who was filming and texting during the concert, and now the singer is explaining his side of the story in a new interview.

"Initially the guy was filming the whole show — he was filming everything," Astbury tells Vanyaland.com. "When you've got someone visualizing the show through a cell phone, that action spreads out through the crowd. And this genius, first of all, I politely asked him to stop filming; I don't mind if you take pictures, that's cool, filming little bits – but don't film the entire set; enough's enough. At first I was kind of amused, but the next thing, he's texting during a song. That's incredibly disruptive, watching people in the front row so disconnected from the process — not even present. You might as well stay at home."

"I commented to this guy, 'Will you please stop texting?' He didn't pay attention," Astbury explained. "I had water in my mouth, I sprayed it right next to him, and he just exploded — exploded; trying to climb over the barriers, trying to get into a fight with me, he's flipping me off, he's screaming at me, 'F**k you…' And I was just like, 'You're rude. This is our house, you're behaving disrespectfully, you're disruptive, you're affecting the functioning of the whole evening, and you're disconnected — so why bother coming?'" - More.

hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission.

Cult CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Cult T-shirts and Posters

Cult CDs, vinyl and rarities

Share this article


...end


advertisement
advertisement

.
News Reports
.

• Day in Rock:
Aerosmith Launching Farewell Tour Next Year- Led Zeppelin Rejected $14 Million Reunion Offer For Mega-Festival?- Guns N' Roses Reunion Tour Kick Off Show Video Goes Online- more

• Beyond Rock: Def Leppard Release 'Man Enough' Video- Rob Halford Talks 'Controversial' Rock Hall- Dave Grohl Saved By Taylor Swift At Paul McCartney's House- Motorhead Lemmy's Legacy- more

• Led Zeppelin Win Stairway To Heaven Trial- Guns N' Roses Reunion Tour Kick Off Show Video Goes Online- Blink-182 Streaming New Song 'No Future'- Bring Me The Horizon- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Rock News Stories
• Led Zeppelin Win Stairway To Heaven Trial

• Guns N' Roses Reunion Tour Kick Off Show Video Goes Online

• Blink-182 Streaming New Song 'No Future'

• Bring Me The Horizon Release 'Avalanche' Video

• Jeff Beck Streams New Song 'Live In The Dark'

• Iggy Pop Hints At Retirement From Music

• Memphis Horns Icon Wayne Jackson Dead At 74

• Tesla Announce Mechanical Resonance Live!

• The Eagles and James Taylor Lead 2016 Kennedy Center Honorees

• HBO Cancel Mick Jagger Executive-Produced Series Vinyl

• Blackfoot Announce First Album In 22 Years 'Southern Native', Stream Song

• Young Guns Announce New Album 'Echoes'

• Delain Reveal 'Moonbathers' Album Details

• Wolverine Streaming New Song 'Pledge'

• Rammstein Release 'Du Riechst So Gut' Live Video

• Tarja Turunen Releases 'Innocence' Video

• Brand X Announce Reunion Tour Plans

• Motionless In White Giving Away New Single '570'

• Barock Project Singer Luca Pancaldi Leaves The Group

• Singled Out: Barry Hyde (The Futureheads)

• Great White Frontman Drank Himself Into A Coma

• Tom DeLonge Talking To Travis Barker About Blink-182 Future

• Led Zeppelin Stairway To Heaven Case Now In Jury's Hands

• Five Finger Death Punch's Jason Hook Cast As FBI Agent In Film

• Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage and Avatar Tour

• Late Megadeth Star Nick Menza's Art Collection To Be Unveiled

• Every Time I Die's New Album Features Brendon Urie

• Staind Frontman Aaron Lewis Releasing New Solo Album

Other Music News Stories
• Dave Grohl Saved By Taylor Swift At Paul McCartney's House

• Tom DeLonge Inserted Into Blink-182's New Video By Fan

• Fall Out Boy Stream Their Version Ghostbusters Theme Song

• Imagine Dragons 'Sucker for Pain' Video Ft. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa

• 50 Cent and Chris Brown Release 'No Romeo No Juliet' Video

• Alice In Chains Ponder Post Guns N' Roses Tour Plans

• Twisted Sister Release You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll Live Video

• Five Finger Death Punch Made Major Changes To Help Moody's Battle

• Randy Bachman Wrote 'American Woman' On Stage

• FOES Release 'The Everest' Music Video

• Marillion's Steve Rothery Limited Edition Postcards From The Road

• Converse All Star Shoe Mashed Up With Wah Wah Pedal

• Volbeat's Michael Poulsen On Challenges Of Lineup Changes

• Calysta Bevier Talks About Her 'America's Got Talent' Tryout

• Rob Thomas Launches Interactive Hologram Karaoke Fan Experience

• Fergie Previews 'Hungry' from Upcoming 'Double Dutchess'

• Def Leppard Release 'Man Enough' Video

• Judas Priest's Rob Halford Talks 'Controversial' Rock Hall

• Motorhead Star Reflects On Lemmy's Legacy

• Judith Hill Thought She Saw Prince Die

• TLC Making First New Album in 14 Years

• Drake Cancels Summer Sixteen Tour Meet & Greets

• Levin Minnemann Rudess Preview New Album

• Kurt Cobain Art Exhibition Tour In The Works

• Purple Streaming New Song 'Love Maker'

• Deftones' Chino Moreno Talks Blended Sensory Approach To Songwriting

• Tarja Turunen Previews 'Innocence' Video

• Brett Eldredge Releases 'Wanna Be That Song' Video

Reviews
• All Recent Reviews and Interviews

• The Blues: Walter Trout - Alive in Amsterdam

• Quick Flicks: Johnny Winter With Dr. John - Live in Sweden 1987

• Get To Know... Madysin Hatter

• RockPile: Bun E. Carlos- Crown Jwlz- The Last Ditches

• Jack Hues and the Quartet - Collaborations Vol. 3: A Thesis on the Ballad

• Beninghove's Hangmen - Pineapples and Ashtrays

• Motorhead - Clean Your Clock

• Turning Virtue - A Temporary Human Experience

• TBT: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Live 2006

• Post Death Soundtrack - The Unlearning Curve

• Rock Reads: Aliens Among Us: Exploring Past and Present

• RockPile: Prog Edition (Asia, Security Project, The Raptor Trail)

• Abominable Putridity - The Anomalies of Artificial Origin

• Jean Michel Jarre - Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise

• Rock Reads: Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements

• MorleyView Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane)

• Red Tide Rising - Voices

• Denner Shermann - Satan's Tomb

• The Blues: Blind Lemon Peel Blues All-Stars - Don't Tear My Clothes

• Steve Porcaro - Someday/Somehow

• Kiefer Sutherland Live

• The Allman Brothers Band - Live From A&R Studios, New York, August 26, 1971

• Howardian - A Smurf at Land's End

• Anvil is Anvil

• Album of the Week: Generation X

• Root 66: Darryl Purpose - Still the Birds

• Quick Flicks: The Dollyrots - Family Vacation: Live in Los Angeles

• 5 Star Friday: Searching for Sugar Man

• Rock Reads: Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters

• Vehemence - Forward Without Motion

• Ben Craven - Last Chance to Hear

• The Rides - Pierced Arrow

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.