Vince Neil Speaks For The First Time After Mick Mars’ Lawsuit
Mötley Crüe fans have been on edge as the tension between Mick Mars and the band has escalated in recent months. The situation reached a boiling point when Mars rejected a severance package offer from his former bandmates, leading to a countersuit. Amidst the drama, Vince Neil has finally broken his silence on Twitter with a statement that may leave fans with mixed emotions.
The Mick Mars feud began last October when the guitarist announced he would retire from touring due to ongoing health struggles. Mötley Crüe confirmed that Mars would remain a part of the band and introduced John 5 as his replacement. This decision, however, ignited rumors and ultimately led to Mars rejecting the band’s severance package offer, which would have given him a percentage of earnings from the upcoming 2023 tour without his participation. Feeling insulted, Mars filed a countersuit against his former bandmates.
Despite the ongoing legal battle, Mötley Crüe is moving forward with plans to create new music. Sixx took to social media to confirm that the band is in the studio with John 5, and Tommy Lee’s Instagram post featuring himself, Sixx, and John 5 reaffirms the band’s commitment to continue working together. However, fans have expressed mixed feelings about the ‘New Crüe,’ as some believe the essence of Mötley Crüe lies in the original members, and creating music without Mars would not indeed be the same.
Neil’s statement on Twitter marks a new chapter in the band’s history as they move forward without one of their original members. It is unclear how the lawsuit and Mars’ involvement will impact Mötley Crüe in the long run, but for now, the band seems determined to forge ahead.
Vince Neil’s first tweet after the Mick Mars feud read:
“Great to be back in the studio with Bob Rock and the boys!”
While the future of Mötley Crüe may be uncertain, fans can take solace in the fact that the band is determined to continue to make music. As the legal battle between Mars and his former bandmates unfolds, fans can only hope for an amicable resolution and a continued legacy for the iconic rock band.
Great to be back in the studio with Bob Rock and the boys! pic.twitter.com/AVn0vaJiZi
— Vince Neil (@thevinceneil) April 18, 2023