What year did the girl die at Big Day Out?

What year did the girl die at Big Day Out?

January 2001
Jessica Anna Michalik (7 January 1985 – 31 January 2001) was an Australian girl from Sydney, born to Polish immigrants, she died as a result of asphyxiation five days after being crushed in a mosh pit during the 2001 Big Day Out music festival during a performance by headlining act Limp Bizkit.

How did Jessica Michalik die?

Jessica Michalik/Cause of death
She ultimately found that Jessica died of Hypoxic Encephalopathy due to crowd crush/mechanical asphyxia.

Who played the first Big Day Out?

A ^ The Welcome Mat
1992. A ^ The Welcome Mat were the first band to perform for the day, and thus became the first band to perform at any Big Day Out festival.

What year did Pearl Jam play Big Day Out?

The 2014 Big Day Out line up is finally here, with Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire, Blur, Snoop Dogg and Major Lazer topping an absolutely massive first announcement.

Is Limp Bizkit still active?

Limp Bizkit came back together after a long hiatus, and has been working on an album for the last decade. Durst has been the lead singer for Limp Bizkit since its formation in 1995. Four years later, Limp Bizkit disbanded in 2005, but came back together in 2011 to release a fifth album, Gold Cobra.

Why did Limp Bizkit break up?

Two distinct things happened that caused the ‘fall’ of Limp Bizkit. The first was that the whole rock/rap novelty wore itself out almost as quickly as it began. The second catalyst was a bigger death blow than the first. In 2001, Borland, considered by some to be the creative genius of the band, left the group.

Why did they stop Big Day Out?

Inside the Big Day Out, a five-part audio series that ended this week, claims the Big Day Out folded because of financial mismanagement, increased competition, poor ticket sales and booking headliners it couldn’t afford. It also claims it tarnished its image by booking rapper Kanye West in 2012.

When was last Big Day Out?

On 17 January 2012, West announced that the Auckland BDO event, held on 20 January 2012, would be the last Big Day Out in New Zealand, explaining that the festival would only be held in Australia in 2013.

How old is Fred Durst now?

51 years (August 20, 1970)
Fred Durst/Age

Why did Limp Bizkit fall off?

What was the cause of death at Big Day Out 2001?

Cause of death was Hypoxic Encephalopathy due to Crush and Mechanic Asphyxi; due to a crowd related crushing incident on the 26th January 2001. We do not impose personal points of view or opinion on this incident, we simply collect together information.

How old was the girl who died at Big Day Out?

A 15-year-old girl who suffered a heart attack during Limp Bizkit’s set at the Big Day Out festival in Sydney, Australia, last week died on Wednesday (January 31).

When did Jessica Michalik die on Big Day Out?

Report Critical Of Bizkit In Big Day Out Death. 11/21/2001. Limp Bizkit, and particularly singer Fred Durst, came under fire this week on the first day of the inquest into the death of 16-year-old Jessica Michalik, who was crushed in a crowd surge at the Sydney stop on the annual Big Day Out tour last Jan. 26.

Where was the Big Day Out held in 2000?

After a year off, the Big Day Out returned to a bigger venue in 2000: the Sydney Olympic complex. The festival had become a rite of passage for young Australian music fans, a staple of the summer, with the Sydney leg traditionally held on Australia Day. The 2000 festival would be Liza and Jess’s first experience of it.