Motley Crue Member Attacked By Fan On Stage

(Classic Rock) Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars was assaulted on stage after an audience member invaded the band's performance area in Canada on Saturday.

The chronically ill musician, who suffers from a disease that makes it difficult for him to move, was knocked down by a person who also grabbed singer VInce Neil and struggled with security men.

Mars, who was celebrating his 62nd birthday, later reported his personal guard Rhyno had suffered two broken ribs. Crue were performing their track Primal Scream when an audience member managed to evade stewards and climbed onto the stage. He ran straight into Mars, sending him to the ground, before making contact with Neil.

The show was stopped as techs restrained the attacker, with bassist Nikki Sixx looking on in concern and apparently kicking the downed attacker as two roadies picked Mars off the floor and helped him walk off. Neil told the crowd: "We might be back," before disappearing. After a delay they returned and finished the show. More including video of the attack.

Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Classic Rock Magazine- Excerpted here with permission.

Motley Crue CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Motley Crue T-shirts and Posters

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article



Day In Rock Reports

Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.