Motley Crue started their set with the blistering sounds of ‘Shout at the Devil.’ With a circus tent as the stage and pyros and circus characters, the show was a hit with the sold out Los Angeles crowd.
As the opening song was finished, I noticed that Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx where dressed in circus theme – Tommy had his face painted white and Nikki wore the old classic black stripes around his eyes. Vince Neil was all over the stage with a lot of energy pumping up the crowd and singing all the classics – from ‘Live Wire’ to the new song ‘If I Die Tomorrow.’ I also found that Mick Mars has some kind of disease on his neck that keeps him from really moving too much, but he played that guitar like a master.
The whole concert was a hit. If you have a chance to catch this tour, don’t miss it. A big thank you goes out to Ali Johnston at BWR-LA and Melissa Robles at Nederland Concerts for making this possible for Metal Shop. Here are some pictures of the show, enjoy -Ralph.