Thirsty Merc Cancels Show After Crew Member Killed In Car Crash

Publish Date
Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 3:39PM
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Australian band Thirsty Merc have had to cancel tonight’s Geelong show after a crew member was killed and their drummer was seriously injured in a car crash yesterday.

Sources have said the man that has died, is the band’s stage manager and he was driving the band’s van at the time. The driver of the other vehicle is also being treated in hospital.

Thirsty Merc drummer Mick Skelton, has been taken to hospital and remains in intensive care.

The other band members, lead singer Rai Thistlethwayte, bass player Phil Stack and guitarist Matt Smith were travelling in another vehicle.

Thirsty Merc are currently on tour promoting their new album, Shifting Gears, which was released this month.

 

Source- 9 News