Tag Archives: Mick Mars

Tommy Lee hasn’t talked to Vince Neil or Nikki Sixx since Motley Crue ended

Posted by on May 24, 2016

What did you do on New Year’s Eve? Probably made out with someone at midnight and threw up around 2am, right? If you’re Motley Crue, you played your final show together. More specifically, if you’re drummer Tommy Lee, you got suspended upside down during your final drum solo, then finished the show without the rest […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Mötley Crüe to take a walk on the retired side

Posted by on January 28, 2014

Confirming what might have been the worst-kept secret in rock, Mötley Crüe has announced that they’re going to be retiring, but they’re not going quietly. The band revealed the details in a press conference that broadcast live on the band’s web site. Billed as “the biggest announcement of their career,” it was also one of their […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Retirements that didn’t last

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Tomorrow is a big day for Mötley Crüe. At 3pm EST, they’re widely expected to announce their retirement 33 years after their formation. Then they’ll be playing Jimmy Kimmel Live! later that night. And while the Crüe stepping down makes sense (Mick Mars is 62, […]

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Sebastian Bach Has Proof That He At Least Rehearsed With Motley Crue

Posted by on September 15, 2013

A lot of back and forth comments have been made between Sebastian Bach and Nikki Sixx. The center of it all has been whether or not the former Skid Row singer was asked to replace Vince Neil in the early 90s, with Bach insistent that he was despite Sixx denying it. The Motley Crue bassist […]

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Sebastian Bach Continues To Claim He Almost Replaced Vince Neil In Motley Crue Despite Nikki Sixx’s Denial

Posted by on September 13, 2013

It all started with a tweet. When a fan asked via Twitter whether he was ever considered to replace Vince Neil in Motley Crue in 1992, Sebastian Bach responded saying “Not considered. Asked.” “The short answer is that i actually thought at the time this band Skid Row was better. Gee i sure know how […]

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Mötley Crüe ruins a baseball game

Posted by on August 11, 2013

The Arizona Diamondbacks were already losing, but when their sound guy accidentally played a second of the intro of Mötley Crüe’s “Kickstart My Heart” yesterday, it startled pitcher J.J. Putz enough for him to spike the ball during the ninth inning. There are a couple things that are great about it: first, the pitch itself. Secondly, […]

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Mick Mars Assaulted Onstage During Motley Crue Show

Posted by on May 6, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/LOK39X05RtY[/youtube] Mick Mars turned 62 on Tuesday, and should have enjoyed his birthday by playing a show in Saskatchewan with the rest of Motley Crue. Instead, he was tackled by a “fan,” and had to be helped up and offstage. If the guy that jumped up onstage was anywhere near a Crue fan, he’d have […]

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Vince Neil Takes Walk On Wild Side, Breaks Foot

Posted by on September 14, 2012

The Mötley Crüe/KISS tour just cant catch a break. Actually, it can, but it’s Vince Neil’s foot. Following the postponement of a show last week after one of the pyro trucks overturned, Neil sustained two fractures in his foot while performing on September 12 in Cleveland. There’s no confirmation that tripping over his own ego or […]

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Mötley Crüe Recording New Music

Posted by on February 27, 2012

Now that their Vegas residency has come to an end, Mötley Crüe can do one of two things: take a break or keep going full force. Well, it would appear that they’re planning to do the latter. Not only are they planning to tour more this year, but Mötley Crüe is also recording new music together. Nikki […]

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