Video: Axl Rose Attacking Audience Member at Riverport Amphitheater

by

comment
Sadly I wasn't at Riverport (now Verizon) Amphitheater back in July 1991 when Axl Rose jumped off the stage to attack a fan with a camera.

I've heard the retelling of the story many times over the years, but this is the first footage of the melee I've ever seen. 

In the words of Axl Rose, "Thanks for the lame-ass security. I'm going home."


Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.