The dispute between Newcombe and Van Kriedt caused the rest of the show to be suspended.
After releasing his album The Future Is Your Past at the beginning of 2023, The Brian Jonestown Massacre has toured around the world, but unfortunately the tour seems to have come to an end after a confrontation between the band members themselves during a concert in Melbourne, Australia this Tuesday, November 21.
Videos captured by fans began to circulate on social networks such as X and Reddit, showing the frontman Anton Newcombe and Ryan Van Kriedt argue between songs and then hit each other. “Turn off this guy’s microphone and leave my guitar, the party is over, Captain,” said the vocalist to the group’s guitarist.
“We don’t need you. Go away! “Put down my guitar and think about what is happening,” continued the singer of “Anemone”. For its part, Van Kriedt He responded “Think better about what you are saying because this is forever” as he took off the instrument and left the stage. They both made an obscene sign at each other and their anger quickly began to get out of control, because in a matter of seconds they began to physically attack each other.
Dramatic end to the Brian Jonestown Massacre show in Melbourne tonight… pic.twitter.com/gQbdAVT6Tt
—Mike Alexander (@ma261065) November 21, 2023
So much Newcombe as Van Kriedt They ended up on the floor hitting each other and there was no other solution but to suspend the concert. Even the rest of their presentations in Australia were canceled, according to information from ABC Newsbut so far no official statement has been released by The Brian Jonestown Massacre.