Vince Neil, lead singer of the iconic rock band MÖTLEY CRÜE, performed the National Anthem yesterday (Monday, March 30) at the Las Vegas Outlaws' first game (vs. the San Jose SaberCats) at the Thomas & Mack Center. Neil sang "The Star Spangled Banner" just before kick-off, which took place at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Video footage of Neil's rendition of the National Anthem can be seen below. Check out photos at LasVegasSun.com.
Neil has been the lead singer of MÖTLEY CRÜE since 1981 and has enjoyed more than three decades in the music and entertainment business. Over the years, he engaged in other successful business ventures, including taking an ownership stake in the Jacksonville Sharks Arena Football team, and as of late last year, the Las Vegas Outlaws AFL expansion team. Neil was in attendance at the Outlaws' historic first game during his break from MÖTLEY CRÜE's "The Final Tour".
In September 2014, it was announced that Neil would bring Arena Football back to Las Vegas. Since then, the Outlaws have been building its coaches and players roster, securing national television deals and pursuing local business sponsors including Dollar Loan Center. The team is actively seeking additional sponsors as a result of sports giant ESPN and CBS Sports signing on for television and online broadcasts.
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