A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by the name of Ken Heavenridge has submitted the following review of MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's solo performance in Tampa, Florida Friday night (June 30):"Vince Neil 'performed' last night (June 30th) at the St. Pete Times Forum with RATT as the opener. A friend of mine was backstage before the show and told me that Vince was 'smashed.' After RATT left the stage Vince's band [which included Dana Strum and Jeff Blando from SLAUGHTER] took the stage and started a CRÜE song. Vince comes out and forgets the words and starts 'mumbling' through it. The second song was more of the same and at several times he stumbles and almost falls down. The crowd starts booing after songs with Vince telling everyone at one point to 'shut up!' Vince leaves the stage during a solo by the guitarist (the band was awesome!!!) and after the end of that song they start in with a few LED ZEPPELIN songs without Vince and the guitarist on lead vocals. Then the band calls out for John Corabi to come out and sing which he does only with Vince hanging on him. They both sing a CRÜE song ['Live Wire'] in which Vince finishes by taking the mic from Corabi. John leaves and they start another song and half way through Vince's roadie gives him a guitar to play only the soundboard operator was smart enough to not turn it up. Vince 'plays' it for most of the song jamming with the bassist (who seemed to be babysitting him). The end of the song had Vince repeating into the mic over and over to 'turn it up,' referring to his guitar. The set ended early and the crowd voiced their displeasure. The venue was about a third full and I heard many times throughout the night that [may people] had free tickets to the show."
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