Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil was reportedly taken to hospital after falling off stage during a solo show in Pigeon Forge, TN, on Friday night.
Footage shot during the performance - at the Monsters on the Mountain festival at the LeConte Center - shows Neil taking a tumble during a performance of Motley Crue's 1989 single Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away). The singer can be seen encouraging the crowd as he walks forward, before apparently stepping off the front of the stage and disappearing from view.
The fall occurred during the fifth song of the band's set. While Neil sought medical attention the band continued played two covers: Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love and Black Sabbath's Heaven And Hell, with guitarist Jeff Blando taking on the vocals.
Bassist Dana Strum then addressed the crowd, saying, "The truth is Vince fell and broke ribs when he fell. He can't breathe and he’s gonna get dealt with medically."
Strum went on to dedicate the next song in the set, Motley Crue's Live Wire, to the beleaguered singer, asking the crowd to sing along, "so he hears it as he's getting taken out." The band completed their performance with versions of Queen's We Will Rock You and Van Halen's Poundcake.
Vince Neil's next scheduled show is with Ratt singer Stephen Pearcy at the Pipa Event Center in Winterhaven, CA, on November 11.
Breaking News from Metal Sludge!Vince Neil has fallen at tonight’s Monsters on the Mountain festival and is being taken to a local area hospital now. pic.twitter.com/ahERWH34jrOctober 16, 2021
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