Motley Crue’s Vince Neil stormed off the stage during his first solo show in a long time at Boone River Valley Festival in Boone, Iowa.
Over the weekend, the Motley Crue frontman lost his voice during his first solo performance in nearly two years while singing “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and it prompted him to apologize to fans before storming off the stage. Neil was fourteen songs into his solo set when he was forced to cut it short due to his voice being “gone.”
“Hey, guys… I’m sorry, you guys. It’s been a long time playing. My f-ckin’ voice is gone…” Neil told the crowd. “We love you, and we’ll hopefully see you next time, man. Take care.”
Fan filmed footage of the incident can be watch below.
Following Neil’s departure from the stage, his band, comprised of Dana Strum, Jeff Bland and Zoltan Chaney, kept performing the track while pre-recorded backing vocals played over the speakers.
Prior to the global health crisis, Motley Crüe was set to hit the road on a massive stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett and more. Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx recently gave an update on the tour, “as soon as we get the green light, we’re excited to get out and tour!” Sixx went on to express concern not only for the safety of fans but for the bands and crew members as well.
Additionally, since Sixx’s update, the tour has been postponed until 2022.
“To all our loyal fans, we wanted to let you know that we learned today that the tour is getting moved to 2022,” a statement from the band read. “This is the only way to ensure that we can play ALL of the dates for ALL of you who have purchased tickets. We appreciate you hanging in there and can’t wait to get back on stage and bring The Stadium Tour to all of our fans. It is going to be one for the history books!”