Fans react on Twitter to violence at Rock City during Neck Deep gig

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Beware – the language used reflects the depth of feeling

Neck Deep fans have been sharing their reactions after the band promptly cancelled their gig at Nottingham’s Rock City on Tuesday, October 9 after just two songs.

The band announced that they were leaving the stage following a violent altercation with security at the gig, which then prompted some mixed responses from fans.

Many concertgoers defended the band for pulling the plug on their gig and claimed that their decision to end the show in the name of safety shows how much the Welsh band appreciate their fans.

“Neck Deep protecting THE F*** out of their fans is the truest f***ing definition of punk,” one fan tweeted .

“Support a band like neck deep honestly. They didn’t even hesitate to step in when security was doing s*** to their fans,” another added .

Others slammed the security at the show and suggested the band had every right to stand up for their fans.

“These Neck Deep videos make me want to throw up. A security guard’s job is to keep people safe. How vile,” another Twitter user said . “I hope the band and fans are safe!”

Another even praised the rock band for handling the sudden cancellation with grace and claimed that band member Sam Bowden shook hands with fans as they left the venue and apologised for the drama.

But while some fans and concertgoers supported the band following the altercation, others called out the musicians for the drama that ensued during their Nottingham gig and for seemingly using violence to resolve the situation with the venue’s security team.

“Watched the video of the Neck Deep concert… how can something like that happen at a concert? Wrong on both parts,” @kxllface wrote.

“Violence shouldn’t be responded to with more violence,” said @jackisskrwd. “The security were in the wrong but so were Neck Deep.”

In a statement, Neck Deep apologised to fans and claimed that they were “very sorry” about what transpired during the show.

“We believe that violence is never the solution,” they added.

Rock City bosses said they were in talks with the band to arrange a new date.

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