Contact Us

Mick Mars Restates That His Health Is Not the Reason for Motley Crue’s Upcoming Farewell

Mick Mars
Peter Kramer, Getty Images

The topic of Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars‘ health has been a talking point amongst fans for a very long time. Within the past few years, various members of Motley Crue have noted Mars’ condition as the reason they will soon call it quits, but Mick Mars has denounced these statements yet again.

Mick Mars was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis at the age of 17. The disease causes the vertebrae in your spine to fuse together, limiting movement and causing immense pain as the condition progresses into complete fusion and rigidity of the spine.

“He has a spinal disease that’s slowly fusing his vertebrae together,” drummer Tommy Lee recently told electronic musician Deadmau5 in a recent video. “It’s one of those things that’s treatable, but not curable. So it’s just progressively getting really worse and it’s painful for him, so he doesn’t want to tour much longer. I can’t say I blame him … We want to go out with one big hurrah with the original guys and be done with it.”

Lee’s words echoed those of singer Vince Neil, who also mentioned Mars’ health as one of the reasons the band was set to say farewell. However, over the weekend (Oct. 26), Mars tweeted the following message to his fans:

 

In response to Mars’ tweet, Lee chimed in with the following comment:

Whatever the actual reason, Motley Crue are set to embark on a farewell tour sometime in the next couple of years. Stay tuned into Loudwire for all your Crue updates.

More From 99.9 K-Bat

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kbat.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KBAT 99.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KBAT 99.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!