Motley Crue Guitarist Mick Mars Floored by 'Fan' at Canada Show -
Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars was left floored on Saturday night after an audience member stormed the stage during mid-performance.
Mars, who has suffered from Ankylosing Spondylitis since the age of 19, was knocked down by the stage invader who also grabbed singer Vince Neil before being tackled by security men and kicked in the head by Nikki Sixx.
The Crue was performing 'Primal Scream' at a show in Canada when an audience member managed to evade security and clamber on the stage running straight into Mars, who was celebrating his 62nd birthday. Mars later reported his personal guard Rhyno had suffered two broken ribs.
The show was halted as the band's techs and roadies restrained
the 'fan' and picked Mars off of the stage floor and helped him
off. Drummer Tommy Lee shouted:
"What the fuck is wrong with you, you fucking idiot?" Neil told the crowd: "We might be back," before disappearing. After a delay they returned and finished the show.
Yesterday Mars tweeted:
"Thank all of you for your concerns about me being knocked down last night. I'm alright; nothing broken. My bodyguard Rhyno got two busted ribs."
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