Architects’ latest show in Adelaide, Australia, came to a pause when a man in attendance rushed onto the stage and began hurling vulgar insults at the band. , requested the band to pay tribute to late guitarist Tom Searle.
It’s unclear how many songs the band played before the man took the stage, or what he said verbally, but one fan said that just as he began his 2012 song “These Colors Don’t Run.” I tweeted that it happened to Another fan who was on the show uploaded video footage of Sam Carter dealing with the incident minutes after it happened.
“Some kind of shit interrupted the show and said the most pathetic and despicable thing to Sam. I don’t know how he can continue the show after this cunt said to him,” a fan wrote in a tweet.
“All these years in this fucking band, giving us energy, living our fucking life, working hard. I turned around and saw someone running up the stage towards Josh. , he grabbed the mic and started yelling, whatever he was yelling, it’s insane,” Carter said. “I don’t know who you think you can go on stage and try to insult Josh and do whatever you want.”
Carter went on to say that the man paid tribute to Searle and started shouting in his face to play the band’s old tunes.
“We look up to Tom every day of our lives,” the singer said.
In the second video, Carter expressed that he wasn’t going to let the incident ruin the night for the band or anyone in the audience who was there to see them perform, so they went on with the show. They resumed “These Colors Don’t Run” and Carter dedicated the song Searle.
Check out the video below and how other fans reacted to the news.
Searle was a founding member of Architects and played guitar in the band from its formation in 2004 until his death in 2016. The musician died of cancer at the age of 28.
The architects have two more shows scheduled in Australia before heading to Holland for a European tour over the next few months. You can see all upcoming events here.
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