Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars has introduced his official retirement from dwell performing with the band.
An announcement supplied by Mars’ representatives to Selection confirms long-running rumours that the founding guitarist of the band was contemplating whether or not he might proceed to tour.
He has now determined he can now not go on the highway, however he’ll proceed to be an official member of Mötley Crüe.
The total assertion reads: “Mick Mars, co-founder and lead guitarist of the heavy steel band Mötley Crüe for the previous 41 years, has introduced right now that resulting from his ongoing painful battle with Ankylosing Spondylitis, he’ll now not have the ability to tour with the band.
“Mick will proceed as a member of the band, however can now not deal with the pains of the highway.
“A.S. is an especially painful and crippling degenerative illness, which impacts the backbone.”
Mötley Crüe just lately introduced a co-headlining tour with Def Leppard throughout the UK, Europe and South America subsequent 12 months and rumours have been circulating that Mars, 71, would step down to get replaced by John 5.
The Rob Zombie guitarist at first denied the rumours in a web based remark that has since been deleted.
John 5 did not play with Rob Zombie on the latest Aftershock Competition in California, with former Zombie guitarist Mike Riggs making a shock return after 16 years. Rob Zombie himself did not acknowledge John 5’s absence when he launched Riggs to the group, resulting in hypothesis over his future with the band.
Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe 2023 tour dates
Feb 18: Mexico Metropolis Foro Sol, MEX
Feb 21: Monterrey Estadio Banorte, MEX
Feb 25: Bogota Parque Simon Bolivar, COL
Feb 28: Lima Estadio Nacional, PER
Mar 03: Santiago Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida, CHI
Mar 07: Sao Paulo Allianz Parque, BRA
Mar 09: Curitiba Estádio Couto Pereira, BRA
Mar 11: Porto Alegre Enviornment do Grêmio, BRA
Might 22: Sheffield Bramall Lane, UK
Might 25: Mönchengladbach SparkassenPark, GER
Might 27: Munich Koenigsplatz, GER
Might 29: Budapest MVM Dome, HUN
Might 31: Krakow TAURON Enviornment Kraków, POL
Jun 02: Prague Rocks, CZE
Jun 03: Hannover Expo Plaza, GER
Jun 07: Solvesborg, Sweden Rock Competition, SWE
Jun 09: Helsinki RockFest, FIN
Jun 11: Trondheim Rocks, NOR
Jun 14: Copenhagen COPENHELL, DEN
Jun 18: Dessel Graspop Steel Assembly, BEL
Jun 20: Milan Ippodromo SNAI San Siro, ITA
Jun 23: Lisbon Passeio Maritimo de Alges, POR
Jun 24: Rivas-Vaciamadrid Auditorio Miguel Ríos, SPA
Jun 27: Thun Stockhorn Enviornment, SWI
Jul 01: London Wembley Stadium, UK
Jul 02: Lytham Competition, UK
Jul 04: Dublin Marlay Park, IRE
Jul 06: Glasgow Hampden Park, UK
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