Tesla, Vince Neil, Night Ranger, Etc. Set For Inaugural Monsters On The Mountain Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the inaugural Monsters On The Mountain festival. The event will take place at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on October 15-17 and it will feature the following artists: Tesla, Vince Neil, Night Ranger, Winger, Kix, Slaughter, Firehouse, Eclipse, Pat Travers, BulletBoys, Vixen, Kingdom Come, Lynch Mob, Rhino Bucket, Liliac, Native Sons, Gilby Clarke, John Corabi, Anthony Corder, Mark Evans, Randy Hansen, Jeff Scott Soto, and Jason Bieler. Former “That Metal Show” hosts Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine will host the festival. SiriusXM’s Boneyard and Hair Nation will also help keep the party going as well.

Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe) Loses Voice During First Show Since 2019

On May 29, Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil played his first show since the coronavirus pandemic at the Boone Iowa River Valley Festival in Boone, Iowa. However, the frontman ended up cutting the performance short after losing his voice during the set’s 14th song, “Girls, Girls, Girls.”

Neil told the crowd the following:

“Hey, guys… I’m sorry, you guys. It’s been a long time playin’. My fuckin’ voice is gone… Eh… We love you, and we’ll hopefully see you next time, man. Take care.”

After he left the stage, his solo band finished performing “Girls, Girls, Girls” with pre-recorded backing vocals. This news follows a series of other low quality solo performances from Neil in recent years.

This latest show has once again stirred up doubt about the singer’s ability to perform on Mötley Crüe’s stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett, which has since been rescheduled for 2022. The band’s manager Allen Kovac previously addressed those concerns, saying that members of the band were working with trainers and nutritionists to prepare for the trek. However, it seems Neil is still struggling.

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Watch Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil Join Sammy Hagar Onstage For Cover Of Led Zeppelin’s “Rock And Roll”

During Sammy Hagar & The Circle’s May 26 show at Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Florida, the band were joined onstage by Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil for a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Rock And Roll.” You can see fan-filmed footage of that below:

Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Eddie Van Halen

As previously reported, Van Halen’s Eddie Van Halen has sadly passed away following a battle with cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary guitarist and some of the various posts can be found below:

David Lee Roth (Van Halen):

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What a Long Great Trip It’s Been..

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Michael Anthony (ex-Van Halen, etc.):

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No words…Heartbroken, my love to the family💔

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Sammy Hagar (ex-Van Halen, etc.):

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Heartbroken and speechless. My love to the family.

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Metallica:

AC/DC:

Gene Simmons (KISS):

Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler:

Pantera:

Mark Morton (Lamb Of God):

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #EddieVanHalen

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Brian May (Queen):

Scott Ian (Anthrax):

John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper, etc.):

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

Nickelback:

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Vernon Reid (Living Colour):

Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed):

Mötley Crüe’s Mick Mars, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, and Tommy Lee:

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Gary Holt (Exodus, etc.):

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I am CRUSHED. Loss of words. RIP. One of my hero’s. FUCK 2020

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Robb Flynn (Machine Head):

Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head, etc.):

Bret Michaels (Poison):

Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers):

Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil Undergoes Hand Surgery

Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil underwent hand surgery in Nashville, Tennessee earlier today (November 27). The singer confirmed the news on Instagram, while also implying that the procedure was related to Dupuytren’s contracture. This news comes after Mötley Crüe recently announced their reunion.

Sammy Hagar’s 2019 “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show” Has Been Cancelled

Sammy Hagar’s “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show” has been cancelled. That event was supposed to be held in Huntington Beach, CA on September 28-29. State Parks superintendent Kevin Pearsall told ocregister.com that the festival was scrapped due to its production company Freeze Management failing to pay fees, including some related to public safety. Hagar said he was “surprised and very disappointed to learn of the cancelation” and “more than anything” he was “sorry to inconvenience the fans.” Festival organizers also commented:

“Due to being denied the necessry permit submitted on 12-16-18 from California State Parks the High Tide Party & Car Show scheduled for September 28 & 29, has been canceled. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to relocate the events. All ticket holders will automatically receive a refund through official ticketing outlets, Front Gate Tickets and GroupOn.”

Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe) Ordered To Pay Former Lawyers $170,000

According to The Blast, Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe) has been ordered to pay his former lawyers $170,169.56, including $148,962.50 for fees and $21,207.06 for court costs. This news comes after Howard & Howard Attorneys, PLLC, the lawyers that were representing the singer in his 2016 assault lawsuit, filed court documents after he allegedly refused to pay them $187,364.01. Despite the money dispute, the attorneys continued to work on the case, but they did ask the judge to hit Neil with a lien in the amount that they were owed.

Vince Neil & Nikki Sixx Blast Reelz For Mötley Crüe Episode Of “Breaking The Band”

It looks like Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx are not too happy with the new Mötley Crüe episode of Reelz’s “Breaking The Band” series. Both musicians have taken to social media to voice their concerns about the documentary, which Sixx says was unauthorized.

Here’s what Neil had to say:

“Breaking the band, fucking memories from a manager Doug Thaler who can’t remember that he’s the one who actually broke up the band! The band didn’t break up because of me racing. It broke up because he was too much of a pussy who didn’t just say, ‘Hey guys, let’s take a week off and come back with cooler heads.’ He called me an hour later and said I was out of the band! Great management! What he didn’t say was, instead of me going racing I put out a top 10 single with ‘You’re Invited’ — oops he forgot! Then an album called ‘Exposed’ — oops, forgot again! No wonder he was fired shortly after.”

Here’s what Sixx had to say:

“Breaking the band was not authorized by Mötley Crüe. Our lawyers sent them a cease-and-desist and further action will be taken.@ReelzChannel Is the bottom of the barrel.”

“Should @ReelzChannel be liable for putting out shows without so many artist approval? I am very disappointed that they think they can tell our LIFE story just to sell advertising ( mostly incorrect ) and without any bodies persmission.”

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#breakingtheband #myreview #motleycrue

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Vince Neil Joins Sammy Hagar Onstage For Cover Of Montrose’s “Rock Candy” In Maryland Heights, Missouri

During Sammy Hagar & The Circle’s May 19 show at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, Missouri, the band were joined onstage by Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil for a cover of Montrose’s “Rock Candy.” You can see fan-filmed footage of that below:

Vince Neil, Night Ranger, Blue Öyster Cult, Etc. To Perform At Sammy Hagar’s “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show”

The initial lineup has been revealed for Sammy Hagar’s 2019 “High Tide Beach Party & Car Show.” The event will take place in Huntington Beach, CA on September 28-29, and it will feature: Sammy Hagar & The Circle with special guest Richie Sambora, The Beach Boys, Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe), Night Ranger, Blue Öyster Cult, Extreme, Steel Panther, Tony Lewis (The Outfield), Patty Smyth & Scandal, etc. The event will also feature a car show, beach activities, specially curated food and drink offerings, and more. You can find additional information HERE.