Rocket Science star Roman Tucker collapses before a gig...

The vocalist with Australian band ROCKET SCIENCE is in a coma after collapsing before a gig.

A UK spokesperson for the star told NME.COM that Roman Tucker collapsed over the weekend and was taken to the Prince Alfred hospital in Melbourne, where he’s in a medically assisted coma.

A spokesperson for the band said: “Roman was rushed to hospital in a serious condition, and has been in a medically assisted coma in intensive care since the accident. Roman has sustained swelling on the brain and two small blood clots which both resulted from the fall, and while his condition is considered serious, he is currently listed as stable.”

The band have played many shows in the UK, and last year supported The Vines.