After a lot hypothesis, John 5 has formally joined Mötley Crüe for touring duties. This information comes shortly after Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars introduced his retirement from touring as a result of his ongoing painful battle with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
“Whereas change isn’t straightforward, we settle for Mick‘s choice to retire from the band as a result of challenges along with his well being. We now have watched Mick handle his Ankylosing Spondylitis for many years and he has at all times managed it with utmost braveness and charm. To say ‘sufficient is sufficient’ is the last word act of braveness. Mick‘s sound helped outline Mötley Crüe from the minute he plugged in his guitar at our very first rehearsal collectively. The remainder, as they are saying, is historical past. We’ll proceed to honor his musical legacy.
“We’ll perform Mick‘s want and proceed to tour the world as deliberate in 2023. Little doubt will it take a fully excellent musician to fill Mick‘s sneakers so we’re grateful that our good good friend, John 5 has agreed to return on board and be part of us shifting ahead. We’ll see all you Crüeheads out on the highway!”
Mötley Crüe and John 5 beforehand labored on three new songs collectively – “The Filth (Est. 1981),” “Journey with the Satan,” and “Crash and Burn” – for The Filth Soundtrack in 2019. John 5 beforehand acknowledged in an interview with 102.9 The Hog that he and Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx have an in depth relationship and that engaged on the music for The Filth Soundtrack was a good time.
“Me and Nikki are like two 15-year-olds who’re simply on the telephone twenty thousand occasions a day and we hang around on a regular basis. We’ll go to the mall and we’ll go journey bikes and we’ll do ridiculous stuff like that. And so, after all, we prefer to play music collectively, and yeah, that is how that took place — writing music for ‘The Filth’. And people songs are killer.”
Mötley Crüe lately introduced a handful of tour dates with Def Leppard for 2023, which you’ll take a look at beneath.
2/18 – Mexico Metropolis, Mexico – Foro Sol
2/21 – Monterrey, Mexico – Estadio Banorte
2/25 – Bogota, Colombia – Parque Simon Bolivar
2/28 – Lima, Peru – Estadio Nacional
3/03 – Santiago, Chile – Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida
3/07 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Allianz Parque
3/09 – Curitiba, Brazil – Estádio Couto Pereira
3/11 – Porto Alegre, Brazil – Enviornment do Grêmio
5/22 – Sheffield, UK – Bramall Lane
5/25 – Mönchengladbach, Germany – SparkassenPark
5/27 – Munich, Germany – Koenigsplatz
5/29 – Budapest, Hungary – MVM Dome
5/31 – Krakow, Poland – Tauron Enviornment Kraków
6/02 – Prague, Czech Republic – Prague Rocks
6/03 – Hannover, Germany – Expo Plaza
6/07 – Solvesborg, Sweden – Sweden Rock Competition
6/09 – Hyvinkää, Finland – RockFest
6/11 – Trondheim, Norway – Trondheim Rocks
6/14 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell
6/18 – Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metallic Assembly
6/20 – Milan, Italy – Ippodromo SNAI San Siro
6/23 – Lisbon, Portugal – Passeio Maritimo de Alges
6/24 – Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain – Auditorio Miguel Ríos
6/27 – Thun, Switzerland – Stockhorn Enviornment
7/01 – London, UK – Wembley Stadium
7/02 – Lytham, UK – Lytham Competition
7/04 – Dublin, Eire – Marlay Park
7/06 – Glasgow, UK – Hampden Park
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