Our man Steve Aoki has had a run of bad luck lately. First, he injured himself in a stage dive stunt in Puerto Rico over the weekend, and now, a far worse tragedy, as three people were killed at a Madrid performance, Billboard reports.
Three members of the audience were killed and two critically injured at Madrid’s Thriller Music Park event on Wednesday night, crushed as unruly crowds rushed the stage. Aoki cancelled his performance scheduled for today in Bilbao, Spain, and released the following statement in response to the incident:
“After my performance last night at Thriller Music Park at the Madrid Arena in Spain, I was devastated to hear that three people had died during a crowd rush at one of the exits. The safety of my fans has always been my top priority and had I known that there was any distress putting people in jeopardy within the venue I would have ended my show immediately. My show in Bilbao, Spain tonight will be cancelled out of respect for those who lost their lives and those who are injured. I would like to express my deepest condolences and heart felt prayers to the families and loved ones during this difficult time.”
Our thoughts our with Steve Aoki and the families effected during this tragedy. Keep your head up and stay positive, everyone.
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