A GUNS N' ROSES fan was hit in the face by AXL ROSE'S
cordless microphone during a show in Australia over the weekend . . .
and it busted up his mouth. His two front teeth were damaged, he
suffered a cut lip, and his mouth was bleeding.
--The fan . . . a 39-year-old "pest controller" named Darren Wright . .
. says, quote, "With the bright lights and explosions, I couldn't see
anything. The next thing I knew, I was whacked in the mouth. I thought
I had been punched . . .
--"It took a few seconds to realize what was going on. I could feel
bits of teeth in my mouth. Then someone is climbing through my legs to
grab the microphone."
--He doesn't think Axl intended to do it . . . but he still wants
someone to pay to have his teeth fixed, so he's preparing a lawsuit. A
dentist told him it would require months of dental work, which would run
him at least $5,000.
--No one from Guns N' Roses has commented . . . but Wright says a tour
promoter called him to apologize, and offered him a microphone signed by
--That's nice. But Wright says instead of a MEMENTO, he'd rather have
CASH. He says, quote, "In reality, I don't think the microphone is
going to fix my teeth or pay for the dentist. I'm a father of four on a
--Regardless, he's says he doesn't, quote, "harbor any ill-feelings."
(--Here's a photo of this dude showing off his chipped
teeth. He probably deserves SOMETHING for the ordeal . . . but at the
same time, it isn't like his whole mouth is mangled or anything.)
~Dillon in the Morning