Motley Crue Singer Vince Neil Rushed to the Hospital, Has Surgery

Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil was rushed to the hospital this weekend and underwent surgery after cutting short a concert in Australia due to internal pain.

It was discovered the Neil was suffering from kidney stones and had to have surgery to remove them. Both Neil and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx posted messages online to update fans about what happened.

The first message came from Sixx. Following the concert he told fans via Twitter, "Sorry for a short set but Vince had to be rushed to the hospital for internal pain. Will update you on his progress."

Yesterday, Neil told fans via Facebook, "Just out of surgery. Spent night in hospital probably have to again tonight. Thank you all for the kind words and prayers. Doc says I should have a full recovery and be back onstage for the Brisbane show tomorrow. Thanks to my bandmates and crew for your support!"

Sixx also posted a follow up message on Facebook on Sunday about the ordeal. He wrote, "Hey guys, I just woke here in Sydney. As many have heard we had to cut our set short by 4 songs last night due to Vince be in severe pain on stage .. He was doubled over on his dressing room floor 5 minutes till show time and was told by the promoter to not even play but Vince said he couldn't do that to the fans. I've seen Vinnie go onstage with broken bones, his voice completely blown out and torn ligaments but he never ever cancels Just like an athlete you sometimes have to play through the pain but last night it became to excruciating.

"I was texting with Vince most of the night last night as he was just waiting for the doctor to come back with the test results. This morning we found out he had to be admitted into surgery to remove kidney stones. He Just got out 5 minutes ago and the doctors said everything went well in the operating room. I am going to the hospital to see him before I head to Brisbane. Will update you more later Nikki."

You can see a photo of Neil in his hospital bed here. And visit Nikki's Facebook for any updates here.

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