Motley Crue followers are responding now that longtime guitarist Mick Mars has introduced his retirement from touring with the veteran rock band. (Mars will nonetheless be thought of a Motley Crue member.)
The guitarist made the announcement on Wednesday (Oct. 26) in an official assertion. His longtime battle with ankylosing spondylitis, a kind of superior arthritis, spurred the choice.
“Mick Mars is probably the most genuine factor about Motley Crue,” one fan mentioned on Twitter. “I’ll miss him a ton.”
See many extra fan reactions under.
Wednesday’s assertion revealed that Mars now not plans to tour with Motley Crue. But it surely didn’t reveal who the band intends to interchange him. There have been rumors circulating in current weeks that Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 can be becoming a member of Motley Crue. Nevertheless, as of now, no official phrase on who may take over the stay guitarist spot has emerged.
Mars is a co-founding member of Motley Crue together with the band’s present lineup of Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee. The group fashioned in Los Angeles in 1981. They initially performed what was meant to be their last tour in 2015, however after the success of the movie model of their memoir, they determined to come back out of retirement once more. After varied pandemic delays, their extremely anticipated “Stadium Tour” with Def Leppard and particular friends Poison, Joan Jett and Classless Act lined the U.S. this summer season.
Earlier this month, the band introduced one other leg of their co-headlining tour with Def Leppard that might take them to Latin America and Europe within the first half of 2023.
Motley Crue Followers React to Mick Mars’ Retirement
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