Bring Me The Horizon respond after fan dies at London gig: “Words cannot express how horrified we are”

Bring Me The Horizon have paid tribute to the fan that died at their London gig on Friday, saying they were ‘horrified.’

The Sheffield five piece took to Twitter to share their grief after learning a young man had passed away at their concert at Alexandra Palace.

A statement from the band said: "“Words cannot express how horrified we are feeling this evening after hearing about the death of a young man at our show last night.

“Our hearts and deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones at this terrible time.

“We will comment further in due course.”

Bring Me The Horizon respond after fan dies at London gig: "Words cannot express how horrified we are"

The band said they were horrified to hear about the death of a fan at their London gig
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Bring Me The Horizon respond after fan dies at London gig: "Words cannot express how horrified we are"

The band paid their respects to the ‘young man’ who died

The circumstances surrounding the young man’s death are not yet known.

A spokesperson for Alexandra Palace said on social media: "A medical incident occurred at last night’s Bring Me The Horizon concert.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with the individual’s family and we would like to express our deepest sympathy to them.

"We hope you can appreciate we cannot provide any further comment at this time."

Bring Me The Horizon respond after fan dies at London gig: "Words cannot express how horrified we are"

BMTH lead singer Oliver Skyes performs at Aftershock Festival in 2015
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Bring Me The Horizon respond after fan dies at London gig: "Words cannot express how horrified we are"

Alexandra Palace also released a statement on social media

The North London venue spoke out again to deny speculation the incident was to do with security issues.

An Alexandra Palace spokeperson said: "Following the statement made last night, we would like to clarify that this was a tragic medical incident and unrelated to the extensive security measures in place at all of or our events.

"However, we feel we must address the inaccurate information quoted on social media. There were over 150 security personnel on site for the concert.

"Alexandra Palace has an experienced events team with security and full medical team stationed throughout the site. We work closely with our local authority, licensing and the emergency services to ensure that regulations and requirements relating to the planning of an event are always executed to a high standard."

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