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5 Seconds of Summer guitarist burned on stage

Michael Clifford, a guitarist with 5 Seconds of

Michael Clifford, a guitarist with 5 Seconds of Summer, was burned Saturday evening, June 13, 2015, when his hair caught fire during pyrotechnics at a concert in London's Wembley Arena. Photo Credit: @Michael5SOS via Twitter

5 Seconds of Summer guitarist Michael Clifford's hair was set ablaze on a London stage Saturday night when he got too close to the band's pyrotechnics display, according to published reports.

The Australian band was wrapping up its performance at Wembley Arena when Clifford apparently got too close to the fire.

Clifford was taken to the hospital and soon updated his fans via Twitter, posting a photo of himself with a partially bandaged face and flashing the thumbs-up sign: ". . . sorry I couldnt finish the encore, but at least I look like two face. thanks for worrying every1 x"

The band is scheduled to play two concerts at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Sept. 1 and 2, but it doesn't appear Long Island's ticketholding fans have anything to worry about.

Not only does Clifford seem to be fine, his latest tweet indicates he believes the show must go on: "Feeling loads better and my face is fine :) excited for the show tonight \m/."


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