Pop punk band Neck Deep have issued a statement after one among their reveals was known as off two songs in earlier this week. The band obtained proper right into a fight with security guards at Nottingham’s Rock City venue, ensuing throughout the cancellation.
According to critiques, gig-goers reported security guards being heavy-handed with crowdsurfers. The band apparently then intervened, at which stage a scuffle – captured on video by a Twitter client – broke out. Vocalist Ben Barlow then launched to the viewers that the show was over.
In a statement yesterday, the band said: “The events that transpired last night were regretful and deeply unfortunate. Things rapidly escalated to a point that they should never have gotten to. We believe that violence is never a solution, and that everything that went down could and should have been handled better by all parties”.
They continued: “We are so very sorry to anyone who was in any way hurt, upset or inconvenienced last night. All scheduled tour dates will go ahead as planned, and we will be taking extra measures to ensure that these events are never again repeated”.
Rock City knowledgeable the BBC that the security staff’s actions “did not appear disproportionate”, whereas Nottinghamshire Police said that whereas “no arrests had been made” an “investigation is ongoing”.
Neck Deep have said that they are making an attempt to organise a rescheduled Nottingham show, for which tickets to the distinctive gig will keep respectable. The band are subsequent ensuing from perform in Norwich tonight.