MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s Tommy Lee sat behind the drums for the primary three songs of the band’s live performance final evening (Saturday, June 18) at Exhausting Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida regardless of sustaining 4 damaged ribs a few weeks in the past. As was the case on the opening present of “The Stadium Tour” two nights earlier in Atlanta, Georgia, the drummer defied physician’s orders to participate within the CRÜE‘s long-awaited return to the stage with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS.
Lee performed “Wild Aspect”, “Shout At The Satan” and “Too Quick For Love” together with his bandmates after which left from behind his equipment to deal with the group.
“You guys, you are not gonna fucking consider this shit,” he mentioned (see video beneath). “A few of it’s possible you’ll know; a few of it’s possible you’ll not know. For many who do not know, about — I do not know — 12, 13 days in the past, I broke not one, not two, not three, however 4 fucking ribs proper right here [places left hand on his right side]. And I am fucking, like, ‘Are you fucking kidding me, dude? Fuck!’ We have been ready method too lengthy for this shit, man. My fucking coronary heart is damaged — together with the ribs. So the physician goes, ‘Hear, bro. By the way in which, no fucking enjoying.’ I am, like, ‘Dude, there isn’t any fucking method. We’ve got a tour in a fucking few days. What the fuck am I gonna do?’ So I am gonna fucking pop out and in as a lot as I can. It hurts like a fucking bitch. And my boy Tommy up right here, he is gonna fucking assist me out right here. And I will be again out. I will see you guys in a minute. However on the fucking time, at this second, the present should fucking go on, goddamnit.”
Lee was changed for the rest of the set by Tommy Clufetos, who performs drums in Ozzy Osbourne‘s stay band and who sat behind the equipment for BLACK SABBATH on the legendary heavy steel act’s remaining tour. Lee briefly returned later within the evening to play piano on “House Candy House”.
The setlist for the Miami Gardens live performance was as follows:
01. Wild Aspect
02. Shout At The Satan
03. Too Quick For Love
04. Do not Go Away Mad (Simply Go Away) (Tommy Lee changed on drums by Tommy Clufetos)
05. Saints Of Los Angeles
06. Stay Wire
07. Appears That Kill
08. The Dust (Est. 1981) (Machine Gun Kelly on tape)
09. Medley: Rock And Roll, Half 2 / Smokin’ In The Boys Room / White Punks On Dope / Helter Skelter / Anarchy In The U.Okay.
10. House Candy House (Tommy Lee briefly returns to play piano)
11. Dr. Feelgood
12. Identical Ol’ State of affairs (S.O.S.)
13. Women, Women, Women
14. Primal Scream
15. Kickstart My Coronary heart
On Friday, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx praised Tommy for “beasting” by way of the primary 5 songs of the band’s set in Atlanta, writing on Twitter: “The truth that Tommy was informed by the physician to not play with 4 damaged ribs & he beasted half our present is a miracle. We’re a band and are happy with his power. He’s doing the entire tour and daily including extra songs. What a fucking animal. Anyone on the market ever break ur ribs?”
CRÜE‘s long-delayed North American trek with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS was initially deliberate for 2020 and later moved to 2021 after which to 2022. “The Stadium Tour” will conclude on September 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The following present on the trek is scheduled to happen tonight (Sunday, June 19) at Tenting World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
Clufetos is Sixx‘s bandmate in a undertaking referred to as L.A. RATS. The quartet, which additionally options Rob Zombie and John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON),got here collectively final yr expressly to file a canopy of “I’ve Been In all places” for the soundtrack to the film “The Ice Street”.
“The Stadium Tour” marks the CRÜE‘s first stay dates since wrapping its 2014/2015 farewell tour. CRÜE toured with POISON again in 2011 and DEF LEPPARD teamed up with POISON for a string of street dates in 2017, however this jaunt marks the primary time all 4 acts have hit the street collectively for an prolonged tour.
CRÜE followers who shelled out for the band’s 2014/2015 “farewell” tour had been led to consider that the group would by no means return after enjoying its remaining present on December 2015 on the Staples Middle in Los Angeles. The band touted the signing of a pre-tour “cessation of touring” settlement as cementing the actual fact it really was the tip of CRÜE‘s life on the street.