"I don’t know his life and what’s going on, but I hope it gets better."
An attempted robber broke into We Came As Romans guitarist Josh Moore’s hotel room in Adelaide yesterday (30 August).
Upon Moore walking into the room, he saw a man outside, on the ground from the balcony – five floors above the ground. Miraculously, the man is alive and was transported to the hospital in an ambulance to treat injuries.
“We looked out the balcony and saw a guy on the ground, like, bloody and stuff, and so we ran down here,” Moore told 7 News Adelaide yesterday.
Moments before, the man had broken into Moore’s room, barricaded himself in it, locked the guitarist out, and stole a hat from his luggage.
“I just hope he’s alright,” bass player Andy Glass said to the 7 News crew. Moore added, “The judgement on that guy… I don’t know his life and what’s going on, but I hope it gets better.”
Luckily, Moore’s passport was found in the attempted robber’s pocket – he needed that to travel to Sydney for the band’s all-ages gig at Liberty Hall tonight.
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“Adelaide offered We Came As Romans a wild re-introduction to Australia after its first show here in 8 years,” touring giants bringing the band to Australia, Destroy All Lines, shared on social media earlier today.
“East Coast cities, behave”.
We Came As Romans’ Darkbloom Australian tour began on Tuesday, 29 August, at Adelaide’s Lion Arts Factory, with local metalcore outfit SIGNV/S taking the stage first.
The tour then travelled to Sydney's Liberty Hall on Thursday, 31 August, with support from Harroway. On Friday, 1 September, We Came As Romans play a sold-out show at Melbourne’s Croxton Bandroom, opened by ATLVS, and ends the tour at Brisbane's Princess Theatre on Saturday, 2 September, with Headwreck opening the show. You can find last-minute tickets here.
Invent Animate, touring Australia for the first time, join We Came As Romans on all dates.
In October 2022, We Came As Romans dropped their sixth album, Darkbloom, in memory of singer Kyle Pavone, who sadly passed away in 2019.
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST - LION ARTS FACTORY, ADELAIDE AA (W/ SIGNV/S)
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST - LIBERTY HALL, SYDNEY AA (W/ HARROWAY)
FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER - THE CROXTON, MELBOURNE 18+ (W/ ATLVS) (SOLD OUT)
SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER - PRINCESS THEATRE, BRISBANE AA (W/ HEADWRECK)
US band We Came as Romans confronts Adelaide hotel room thief
EXCLUSIVE: A hardcore thief has plunged five storeys from a CBD balcony and survived after breaking into the hotel room of touring metal band We Came As Romans. The American musos have told 7NEWS they feared the worst when the suspect made his daring getaway. 7NEWS Adelaide at 6pm | www.7NEWS.com.au #7NEWSPosted by 7NEWS Adelaide on Wednesday, August 30, 2023