Eminem criticised after 'gunshot' effects used at gig

Eminem performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS TNT and truTV at The Forum

Fans spooked by gunshot sound effects during Eminem's Bonnaroo performance

"Contrary to inaccurate reports, Eminem does not use gunshot sound effects during his live show".

But whether "gunshot sound" or "loud boom", the bang frightened some attendees, including those who said they wish they'd been warned in advance about the noise.

'@AndreaRussett @sandwahhh @macykatemusic found this on Instagram, the way everyone screams and the camera drops is terrifying, ' one user wrote and shared a video from the performance. Eminem has yet to comment publicly on the issue.

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'Being at a festival/concert in these current times brings new concerns and fears.

'To hear a gun shot sound effect and see the entire crowd drop to the floor out of instinct is not funny, cute, or amusing. this is the sad reality that we are living, ' Andrea continued.

Supporters of Eminem back this claim and those in attendance during the performance Saturday night say they did not feel threatened at all by the concussion sounds.

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One Twitter user referred to the deadly shooting that happened at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, writing, "Less than a year after Vegas and @Eminem thinks it's a good idea to blast gun shot sfx onstage at a music festival?" "His music is about abuse, he grew up w [ith] gunshots. this is real life".

Eminem uses loud gunshots in the show and people are not chill about it. Want him to go. "Why all of a sudden is Tennessee getting all cut up about it?"

Many fans took to Twitter to criticize the Lose Yourself hitmaker for his insensitivity.

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"Artists need to ask what kind of responsibility they have when the norms of the culture change to the point that people are actually afraid of being shot". If you knew the songs you'd expect them.

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