Radiohead Issue Statement on Crew Member Killed in Stage Collapse

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Radiohead drummer Philip Selway posted a statement on the band’s website today mourning drum tech Scott Johnson, who was killed in yesterday’s stage collapse:

“We have all been shattered by the loss of Scott Johnson, our friend
and colleague. He was a lovely man, always positive, supportive and
funny; a highly skilled and valued member of our great road crew. We
will miss him very much. Our thoughts and love are with Scott’s family
and all those close to him.”

Johnson, 33, was killed when the top portion of the stage at
Downsview Park in Toronto collapsed on top of him during set-up for the

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