… following the death of drum technician who’s now been identified as Scott Johnson, top musicians, mainly English bands turned to the site to pay tribute to the fallen stage mate. Some toke tweeter to pay their respect. Tim Burgress, lead singer for The Charlatans tweeted: “our thoughts are with the family of Scott Johnson – the drum tech for Radiohead who tragically died yesterday.”
Jack Lawrence Brown, drummer for indie band White Lies tweeted: “Scott Worked with White Lies on a show earlier in the year as my drum tech, a very talented man and a lovely guy all around.” And many others …
English rock band Radiohead concert in Toronto left one man (30-year-old stage technician) dead and seriously injured three others after the stage collapsed at Toronto’s Downsview Park just hours before the rock band was to take the stage. CBC reports that, Calls came in to emergency crews at about 4 p.m. ET, and at least one ambulance was already on site. Police say a 30-something man was declared dead at the scene, and a 45-year-old man was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital with a serious but non-life threatening head injury. Two others had minor injuries and were released without treatment.
The concert was later canceled by Live Nation representatives before thousands of fans ready for the show. Rescheduled date is yet to be posted.