Watch VINCE NEIL Perform MÖTLEY CRÜE Classics In Houston
MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil performed with his solo band on September 21 at the Proof Rooftop Lounge in Houston, Texas. Video footage of the concert can be seen below (courtesy of The Carlos Melendez Live Metal Channel)
Neil is continuing to tour the world with his solo band, which includes Dana Strum and Jeff Blando from SLAUGHTER, along with drummer Zoltan Chaney.
Speaking to ”Trunk Nation”, Eddie Trunk‘s show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106), Vince acknowledged that he is currently the only member of MÖTLEY CRÜE who is waving the flag for the band’s music by performing CRÜE songs as a solo artist.
”It’s a cool thing, because I love MÖTLEY CRÜE, I love MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s music, and I love singing, and I love the fans’ reactions when they hear the songs,” he said. ”Whether we’re playing in front of a thousand people or twenty thousand people, I can only see the front row anyway. So I’m happy for me and for the fans to be able to still hear that music after MÖTLEY CRÜE is finished.”
MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx recently confirmed that the band is recording four new songs for the film adaptation of the group’s biography, ”The Dirt – Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band”. The movie, which is being helmed by ”Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” director Jeff Tremaine, was picked up by Netflix after being previously developed at Focus Features and before that at Paramount.
MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s last studio album was 2008’s ”Saints Of Los Angeles”, which was followed by a 2009 ”Greatest Hits” compilation.
A tour film about MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s final shows, ”The End”, came out in 2016.
In 2015, MÖTLEY CRÜE completed ”The Final Tour”, closing the book on the band’s iconic career after performing a total of 164 shows in 72 markets, grossing over $100 million.
To cement the sense of finality, the four members of MÖTLEY CRÜE in 2014 publicly signed a ”cessation of touring” contract that prevents any of them from performing under the CRÜE name in the future.
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