Motley Crue's Vince Neil Bids Tearful Farewell At Final Show (Top Story)

On Friday Motley Crue's Vince Neil Bids Tearful Farewell At Final Show was a top story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Motley Crue ended their 34-year career with a final show in Los Angeles on Thursday night (Dec. 31) and frontman Vince Neil bade a tearful farewell to their fans and crew.

The concert ground to a temporary halt when drummer Tommy Lee's roller coaster stopped working, leaving him hanging in the air until roadies came to his rescue.

Crue signed a legal document before their final tour began, making it all-but impossible for them to reunite after the Staples Center concert. Neil said: "This is the last time you'll see the four of us. Back in 1981 you got four teenagers roaming the streets of Hollywood, eating, drinking, smoking, f***ing. And here we f***ing are, 34 years later."

He was overcome with emotion and had to pause while thanking the band's backstage team, then continued: "Most of all I want to thank you f***ers for coming out. Let's get to the f***ing music."

Lee's bolted-down drumkit set off on its usual journey into the air above the stage on the Cruecifly roller coaster, before it came to a halt partway through. He said: "I can't believe this is happening on the last night. I knew something wasn't right when I took off." He had to climb off the construction before the kit was returned to its stage position. Read more and check out videos from the show - here.

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