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90s rockstar, 58, falls off stage during guitar solo  -Kitty Chrisp-Entertainment – Metro

He recovered well.

90s rockstar, 58, falls off stage during guitar solo  -Kitty Chrisp-Entertainment – Metro

Mike McCready fell off the stage during Pearl Jam’s opening night of their 2024 world tour (Picture: Jim Bennett/Getty Images)

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready fell over on stage at a recent gig – but in true rockstar style, carried on with his guitar solo from the floor.

The 58-year-old and his bandmates kicked off their 2024 world tour in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday with their characteristic gusto.

They played a 25-song set, including nine from their most recent album, Dark Matter.

However, two thirds of the way though the energetic set – while playing his impressive solo to a roaring audience – lead guitarist Mike ended up on the floor.

A fan filmed the moment – around 3 minutes, 20 seconds into the video – which saw the musician disappear off the stage leaving only the Gibson Les Paul guitar held up by the rocker over the bobbing heads of the crowd.

Of course, he hardly missed a note and carried on playing with his guitar in the air, as a security guard rushed over to help him up.

The rocker recovered well and hardly missed a note (Picture: Jim Bennett/Getty Images)

Luckily, it looked as though Mike – and his guitar – emerged unscathed by the incident, as he appeared to smile to himself and carried on with his solo while the security guard kept an eye on him from the wings.

The Alive rockers are continuing their world tour in the US, and touch down on UK soil on 22 June when they perform at Dublin’s Marlay Park.

Then then head to the Co-op Live arena (if there are no more postponements) on 25 June, before playing at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 29 June.

After the UK, the band travel to Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, and Lisbon before heading back to the US in August, finishing at New Zealand and Australia in November.

The first night of their tour comes after frontman Eddie Vedder praised Taylor Swift as being ‘incredibly prolific’ in a recent Bill Simmons podcast interview.

He played his guitar from the floor like a true rockstar (Picture: Jim Bennett/Getty Images)

The 90s band are arriving in the UK this summer (Picture: Gie Knaeps/Getty Images)

Vedder said: ‘She’s an artist who’s respectful of her audience and I know from my daughter that she’s really kind of incredible at planting these little hidden codes that they can pick up.

‘And then all of a sudden, it activates all those people that are listening, and has them involved in it.”

He continued: “I think it’s done in a very creative way. She changes it up and there’s talk about what she played that night.

‘The other thing she has working so well for is she’s incredibly prolific, so she’s able to just keep putting out music and putting out music.’

Having attended Swiftie concerts with his daughter, Eddie previously said in an interview with Mojo that the experience reminded him of punk crowds.

‘They had found their tribe, they were all agreeing on something. The craziest thing was it reminded me of punk rock crowds, of being aligned with all of the misfits in our town, back in the day,’ he said.

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