Fan reportedly dies after stage diving at Miss May I show in New York
A fan has reportedly died after stage diving during Rise Records-signed metalcore band Miss May I’s show in the Studio at New York City’s Webster Hall on Saturday, May 3—the same night that Against Me! played a sold out show in the venue’s main ballroom. The show was said to be cut short because of the tragic accident.
The band posted the following statement to their Facebook page:
“Hey everyone, we are aware of the incident that occurred at Webster Hall last night and will be posting a statement shortly. However, we are awaiting further information regarding the situation before we are able to make a full statement.”
Reports are coming in from NYC’s BrooklynVegan to Billboard, stating that the fan in question is 21-year-old Alberto Scott (pictured below) A crowdfunding campaign has now been set up to fund his funeral expenses.
The crowdfunding site says the following:
“On 5/3/14 this vibrant 21 year old young man with a passion for Screamo music and big dreams went to his favorite band’s concert and collapsed and died after dancing.”