Napalm Death V&A Show Cancelled Over 'Safety
Napalm Death have been forced to cancel their
Victoria and Albert Museum show
over concerns of the buildings structural resilience.
The death-metal set were due to perform at the V&A Museum in
South Kensington tomorrow (22nd March) for a one off experimental
performance in collaboration with artist Keith Harrison, who is a
resident ceramic artist at the V&A in South Kensington.
Before the concert was cancelled, Napalm
Death's frontman, Mark "Barney"
Greenway, said he was looking forward to it.
"Sound as a weapon - or a weapon of change - is a very
interesting concept and I think that the whole process of our sound
gradually degrading clay sculptures is captivating,"
A spokesperson from the V&A said the concert was cancelled
"This was due to take place in the Europe Galleries which
are currently being refurbished and a further safety inspection has
revealed concerns that the high level of decibels generated by the
performance would damage the historic fabric of the
"The safety of our visitors and building remains our
priority at all times," they added.