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W.A.S.P. gig turns bloody as guard loses ear

TT/The Local · 16 Oct 2010, 09:58

Published: 16 Oct 2010 09:58 GMT+02:00

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The 40-year-old was detained by police at 11pm on Friday night during the concert at the Conventum arena in Örebro in central Sweden on suspicion of aggravated assault.

The man is reported to have been heavily inebriated when he bit the guard so tenaciously that part of their ear came away. The man also verbally threatened the guard, according to the local Nerikes Allehanda daily.

The man was escorted from the concert and house in a cell under he sobered up. The prosecutor later formally arrested the man after a police interrogation during the night.

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US rockers W.A.S.P. are in the middle of a Sweden tour, with further dates in Malmö and Gothenburg scheduled for Sunday and Monday respectively.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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10:32 October 16, 2010 by Nemesis
A drunken Swede goes to a concert.
14:16 October 16, 2010 by Swedesmith
I see he studied self defense under Mike Tyson.
16:31 October 16, 2010 by mojofat
W.A.S.P. is still around? And people still pay real money to see them? That's the bigger headline.
18:49 October 16, 2010 by Nemesis
@ mojofat

They are still OK.

I liked that song the Idol they had out a while back.

Metal forever:)
20:10 October 16, 2010 by Sam1
Drugs+alcohol+Hard satanic rock always = rape violence, OH i was not in my sense why the heck not !!

I was drunk so its not me who did all this shi*t its alcohol
22:07 October 16, 2010 by Nemesis
@ Sam1

There is no mention of drugs only alcohol.

Also there is no mention of a religeous service, so where do you get the idea of satanism?

You need to stop imposing your judeo-christian-islamic-satanist ideologies onto everything you see.
07:33 October 18, 2010 by Tdye

haha nice!

@ sam

W.A.S.P isnt a satanic group i grew up listening to them.. they were just a band that used make up and such...and no one got raped just some drunk guy took it a bit to far


lol i cant believe they are still around either! they had some good songs back in the day..

does anyone know how many people showed up at the show
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