Monday, March 11, 2013

Motley Crue: Vince Neil has surgery in Australia

Motley Crue’s Vince Neil had surgery Sunday in Sydney, Australia following a severe attack of kidney stones.

“Hey guys, I just woke here in Sydney,” explains bassist Nikki Sixx. “As many have heard we had to cut our set short by 4 songs last night due to Vince being in severe pain on stage. He was doubled over on his dressing room floor 5 minutes till show time and was told by the promoter to not even play but Vince said he couldn’t do that to the fans. I’ve seen Vinnie go onstage with broken bones, his voice completely blown out and torn ligaments but he never ever cancels…Just like an athlete you sometimes have to play through the pain but last night it became to excruciating.”

“I was texting with Vince most of the night last night as he was just waiting for the doctor to come back with the test results,” Sixx continued. “This morning we found out he had to be admitted into surgery to remove kidney stones. He just got out 5 minutes ago and the doctors said everything went well in the operating room. I am going to the hospital to see him before I head to Brisbane.”

Vince updated fans following the procedure, writing, “Just out of surgery. Spent night in hospital probably have to again tonight. Thank you all for the kind words and prayers. Doc says I should have a full recovery and be back onstage for the Brisbane show tomorrow. Thanks to my bandmates and crew for your support!”

The Crue are currently on an Australian tour with KISS and openers Thin Lizzy.

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