BAND devastated by Indonesia tsunami pays tribute to dead members.

SINGER in local group Seventeen says bassist and manger are dead, while drummer, guitarist and wife missing after a wave hit at a concert.

Dramatic video posted online showed the tsunami that struck Indonesia smashing into an open-air concert, hurling members of a pop band, from the stage and slamming into the audience.

Reifian Fajarsyah, lead vocalist of the band Seventeen, later posted an emotional video to his  260,000  Instagram followers in which he said the group's bassist and road manager were killed.

The band were playing on Saturday night to a large crowd in a marquee at the Tanjung Lesung beach resort on the western tip of Java the wall of water hit.

On the video fans can be clapping and cheering before the ave smashes through the backdrop to the stage, sending the band members and their equipment crashing into the women dancing at the front

Fighting back tears and wiping his eyes, Fajaryah said to more band members, a crew member and wife were still missing.

''We lost our bassist Bani and our road manger Oki,'' he said in the video, in which he is wearing a green shirt with the Band's  Seventeen logo stitches into  the chest.

''Andi [drummer] and Herman [guitar] and Ujang [crew] have not been found. Please pray so that my wife Dylan [Dylan Sarah] will be found soon.

''The rest are thankfully safe although suffering from injuries and broken bones. Please pray so my wife Dylan, Andi and Herman and Ujang can be found soon.''

Seventeen posted earlier this week on their Instagram page that they would be playing at the Tanjung Lesung  beach . [Agencies]


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