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Video of the Muse Drone Crash Concert Drama

I live across a street from the park. Yesterday, the nicest day of the year so far, the skies were filled with drones. They’re the new kites, apparently.

Drones are big, including as concert spectacles. However, there are a still a few bugs to work out when it comes to deploying them over large audiences. Just ask Muse, who

If you’re going to stage a tour called Drones, you’re going to need, well, drones. And you need them to work properly. Unfortunately, at a show at the O2 on April 14, one of their drones–the one fondly referred to as the “dildrone” by fans because, well, look at it–fell out of the sky.

Oh, the humanity. (C’mon! How can you NOT use that line?)

#muse #theglobalist #dronecrash #ohthehumanity

A video posted by James Hatherill (@jamesh134) on

The good news is that no one was hurt. But man, you wouldn’t have wanted to get caught in one of those rotors, would you?

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