It goes without saying that metal/rock gigs have a tendency to get slightly crazy sometimes, be it reckless stage diving, brawls between fans and security or crazy stunts from the band members themselves, there’s always something going on. Some pretty memorable things have happened at shows and festivals in the past few years, from hilarious stunts to straight up dangerous ones, so keep reading to discover five of the craziest things we have seen at gigs.
Remember that time a guy jumped from a balcony at an A Day To Remember show in 2014? It was the first night of their UK tour at Portsmouth Guildhall and the band had to stop the show 30 minutes into their set after a fan plunged from the balcony. Crazy right? Fortunately the fan in question was okay. Check out this video footage of the stunt: