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Vince Neil

Background information
Birth name Vincent Neil Wharton
Born February 8, 1961 (1961-02-08) (age 46)
Flag of the United States Hollywood, California
Genre(s) Hard rock
Heavy metal
Glam metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Songwriter
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1981 - present
Label(s) Warner Bros. Records
Image Entertainment
Mötley
Hip-O
Elektra
Beyond
Leathür
Associated
acts
Mötley Crüe
Website www.vinceneil.net

Vincent Neil Wharton (born February 8, 1961 in Hollywood, California), better known as Vince Neil is the lead singer for American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Image File history File links Vinceneil22. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Hard Rock” redirects here. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Glam metal is a sub-genre of heavy metal music that arose in the late 1970s - early 1980s in the United States. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... See also: Musical groups established in 1981 Record labels established in 1981 list of years in music // January 10 - Revival of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance opens at Broadways Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith February 14 - Billy Idol leaves the band Generation... “Present” redirects here. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Warner Bros. ... Image Entertainment is a major home video and television distribution company that has handled digital media distribution of television programs, public domain and copyrighted feature films, and music concerts. ... Mötley Records is the current record label for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. ... Hip-O Records is now part of Universal Music Group. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ... The record label that Motley Crues debut album was released on. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced Motley Crew) is an American Hard Rock band from Los Angeles, California. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Hollywood” redirects here. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced Motley Crew) is an American Hard Rock band from Los Angeles, California. ...

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Biography

Neil was born to Odie and Shirley Wharton in 1961 in Southern California. During the 1960s, his family moved around, from Inglewood, California to Watts, before finally settling in Compton, California. Nickname: Location of Inglewood in Los Angeles County, California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles Established 1888 Incorporated February 14, 1908 Government  - Mayor Roosevelt F. Dorn Area  - City  9. ... Nickname: Location of Compton in Los Angeles County, California County Government  - Mayor Eric Perrodin Area  - City 26. ...


Growing up in Compton was sometimes tough, he once even had his face and chin slashed by a gang member. Neil soon learned to become street-wise, but was in some trouble at school, he got kicked out, later finding out he has a form of dyslexia. As well as an interest in music, as a teen Neil was also interested in surfing and baseball. This article is about developmental dyslexia. ...


Music career

He was discovered while performing with his band, Rockandi, and joined Mötley Crüe in 1981. That same year, he married his first wife, Beth Lynn and Mötley Crüe released its first album, Too Fast for Love. In 1983, Mötley Crüe released Shout at the Devil, a blockbuster success that established the band as one of the biggest acts of the 1980s. In 1984, after a tour with Ozzy Osbourne, Neil was in a drunk driving accident near Redondo Beach, California. The passenger in his 72' De Tomaso Pantera, Nicholas "Razzle" Dingley, the drummer of Hanoi Rocks, died from his injuries. Beth Lynn and Neil divorced in 1985. Following a prison sentence, Neil regrouped with Mötley Crüe to record Theatre of Pain (1985) and Girls, Girls, Girls (1987). He married Sharise Ruddell in April 1988. The band released their highest-selling album, Dr. Feelgood, in 1989 after going through rehab . Too Fast for Love is the debut record of American glam metal band Mötley Crüe. ... Shout at the Devil is the second album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. ... Ozzy redirects here. ... Razzle during his time with Hanoi Rocks Nicholas Dingley, alias Razzle (December 2, 1960–December 9, 1984), was known most famously for being the drummer of Hanoi Rocks from 1982 until his death. ... Hanoi Rocks is a Finnish rock band formed in 1979, their most successful period came in the early 1980s. ... Theatre of Pain is the third album by rock band Mötley Crüe, released on June 21, 1985. ... For similarly-titled works, see Girls Girls Girls. ... Dr. Feelgood is the fifth album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 1, 1989. ...


Neil left Mötley Crüe to pursue a solo career in February 1992. According to rumors in the band's autobiography, The Dirt, he was fired because he was more interested in car racing than in the band (he was racing in the Indy Lights open wheel developmental series at the time). In 1992 he released his first solo offering, a single "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come) featured on the Encino Man soundtrack. Exposed, his solo debut,debuted at #13 on the Billboard charts, was released in mid-1993. The album featured Steve Stevens (formerly Billy Idol's guitarist and Atomic Playboys founder), Dave Marshall, Robbie Crane, and Vik Foxx.. It sold only about 300,000 copies in the US, just about as many as Mötley's 1994 Neil-less album Mötley Crüe with singer John Corabi (previously of The Scream). All previous Mötley Crüe albums had sold at least one million copies. The Indy Lights was an open-wheeled racing series that acted as a developmental circuit for CART from 1986 to 2001. ... For the Moves song of the same name, see California Man (song). ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Steve Stevens (born as Steve Schneider on May 5, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American guitarist and songwriter. ... Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad, 30 November 1955 in Middlesex) is an English rock musician. ... Atomic Playboys is the first album released by guitar virtuoso and songwriter Steve Stevens, best known for playing for Billy Idol for several years. ... Dave Marshall is a guitarist who has performed with the Vince Neil Band, Slaughter, and Fiona. ... Robbie Crane is a bassist who has played for Ratt, Vince Neil Band, Adlers Appetite, Love/Hate, Hot Wheelz, New Haven, Wildside, Vertex (touring only), Phucket, Angel City Outlaws, and various other bands. ... Vik Foxx (a. ... Motley Crue is Mötley Crües self-titled album released on March 15, 1994 (see 1994 in music). ... John Corabi (born on April 26, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a heavy metal singer and guitarist who has worked with such bands as Angora, The Scream, Mötley Crüe, Union and ESP (both with former KISS lead guitarist Bruce Kulick), Ratt (as a lead guitarist), Twenty 4 Seven...


Sharise Ruddell and Neil divorced in 1993. Two years later on August 15, 1995, their daughter, Skylar Neil, died of cancer. is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ...


The same year, Carved In Stone, an indus-glam metal oriented album produced by the Dust Brothers, sold less than 100,000 copies in the US, and Neil's contract with Warner Bros. Records. eventually came to an end. Some versions of the album feature "Skylar's Song", written by Neil only. Carved in Stone is the second album by the progressive metal group Shadow Gallery, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... The Dust Brothers are the Los Angeles-based producers E.Z. Mike (Michael Simpson) and King Gizmo (John King), famous for their creation of sample-based music in the 1980s, and specifically for their work on the groundbreaking albums Pauls Boutique by the Beastie Boys and Odelay by Beck. ... Warner Bros. ...


By 1997, both Neil's solo career and Mötley Crüe's fortunes were declining and he accepted their invitation to rejoin the band. They released the album Generation Swine which debuted at #4 on the Billboard charts. It wasn't long before tension erupted again, this time prompting Tommy Lee to leave the band. They replaced him with Randy Castillo, but things came to a halt when Castillo died from cancer in 2002. Generation Swine, is an album by the American hard rock band Mötley Crüe released in 1997. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... This article is about the American drummer Tommy Lee. ... Randolpho Francisco Castillo Albuquerque, New Mexico (December 18, 1950 – March 26, 2002) was best known as Ozzy Osbournes drummer in the 1980s and early 1990s. ...


In May 2000, Neil married Playboy Playmate Heidi Mark. They divorced in August 2001. Heidi Mark is a playboy playmate and also a lying whore. ...


A regular customer of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, in July 2003 Neil was charged with battery after a prostitute at the ranch alleged that he grabbed her around the throat and threw her against a wall. A year earlier, he had pleaded no contest to the charge that he had punched and knocked down record producer Michael Schuman. The Moonlite BunnyRanch (often misspelled Moonlight, though that is the correct spelling of the road on which it is located) is a legal, licensed brothel in Mound House, Nevada, United States, some 6 miles east of Carson City at . The ranch is owned and operated by Dennis Hof. ...


Also in 2002, Neil was one of the cast members on the first season of The Surreal Life. The Surreal Life is a reality television series that sets a select group of out-of-the-spotlight celebrities and films them as they live together in a mansion in the Hollywood Hills for two weeks. ...


In 2003, Vince Neil was featured (as a solo act) in the "Rock Never Stops Tour" along with other '80s hard rock bands. Rock Never Stops is a US rock tour aiming to bring back the rock of the 80s, bringing together some of the best bands that surfaced in that decade. ...


Neil married Lia Gerardini in January 2005. The ceremony was officiated by ordained minister and fellow cast member from The Surreal Life, MC Hammer. MC Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell on March 30, 1962) is an American MC who was popular during the late 1980s and early 1990s, known for his dramatic rise to and fall from fame and fortune, his trademark Hammer pants, and for leaving a lasting influence on hip hop culture...


In 2004, Vince appeared again on TV for the special Remaking Vince Neil, which showed him trying to recharge his solo career. He also recorded the single "Promise Me" produced by the acclaimed Desmond Child which has yet to be released commercially, but rumored to be on his forthcoming solo album. However, it turned out to be Mötley Crüe that got the career boost as Neil and Tommy Lee put aside their differences and toured in support of the compilation album Red, White and Crüe which was supported by an extensive world-wide tour dubbed Carnival of Sins, which featured near-naked female acrobats, fire-breathers and a midget. Desmond Child Desmond Child (born 28 October 1953, Miami, Florida, USA) has worked as a music performer and songwriter. ... This article is about the American drummer Tommy Lee. ... Red, White and Crüe is a 2-CD greatest hits album by Mötley Crüe with the following track list. ... Carnival of Sins is a live DVD from Motley Crue filmed in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ...


Vince Neil is currently touring with his solo band, now consisting of Slaughter members Jeff Blando and Dana Strum, as well as drummer Zoltan Chaney. For the Canadian death metal band, see Slaughter (Canadian band). ... Jeff Blando is a guitarist who has played for Left For Dead, Slaughter and Saigon Kick. ... Dana Strum (1997) Dana Strum (born December 13, 1951 in Washington, DC) is the bass guitarist of heavy metal band Slaughter. ...


Mötley Crüe will continue to tour, with several dates over the summer, and Vince will continue to tour with his solo band during his off time from Mötley Crüe. He is also currently working on a new studio album with Dana Strum, with whom he performed at glam metal festival Rocklahoma. Faster Pussycat playing at Rocklahoma 2007 Local celebrities Joe Rickman & Wondercheese at Rocklahoma 2007 Rocklahoma (also known as Rock Fever Presents Rocklahoma or Rock Fever) is an annual glam metal festival held in Pryor Creek, Oklahoma. ...


Solo Discography

Albums

Exposed is the solo album debut by Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil and was released in 1993. ... Carved in Stone is the second album by Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil and was released in 1995. ...

Singles

  • "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come)", 1992
  • "Sister of Pain", 1993
  • "Can't Change Me", 1993
  • "Can't Have Your Cake and Eat It Too', 1993
  • "Skylar's Song", 1995
  • "Promise Me",2005

Sister of Pain is a song by Vince Neil. ...

External links

The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... This article is about the magazine. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced Motley Crew) is an American Hard Rock band from Los Angeles, California. ... Mick Mars (born Bob Alan Deal. ... Nikki Sixx (born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr. ... This article is about the American drummer Tommy Lee. ... John Corabi (born on April 26, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a heavy metal singer and guitarist who has worked with such bands as Angora, The Scream, Mötley Crüe, Union and ESP (both with former KISS lead guitarist Bruce Kulick), Ratt (as a lead guitarist), Twenty 4 Seven... Randolpho Francisco Castillo Albuquerque, New Mexico (December 18, 1950 – March 26, 2002) was best known as Ozzy Osbournes drummer in the 1980s and early 1990s. ... Samantha Maloney is a drummer, born in Manhattan, New York on December 11, 1975. ... // Raw Tracks (1988); Raw Tracks vol. ... Too Fast for Love is the debut record of American glam metal band Mötley Crüe. ... Shout at the Devil is the second album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. ... Theatre of Pain is the third album by rock band Mötley Crüe, released on June 21, 1985. ... For similarly-titled works, see Girls Girls Girls. ... Dr. Feelgood is the fifth album by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 1, 1989. ... Motley Crue is Mötley Crües self-titled album released on March 15, 1994 (see 1994 in music). ... Generation Swine, is an album by the American hard rock band Mötley Crüe released in 1997. ... New Tattoo, released in 2000, was Mötley Crües attempt at going back to their sleazy 80s rock sound. ... Released on October 19, 1991, this was the 6th album and the first of many greatest hits compilations made by heavy metal group Mötley Crüe. ... Quaternary is an EP by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released in 1994. ... Mötley Crüe released their Greatest Hits in November 14, 1998, with two newly recorded songs Bitter Pill, and Enslaved. Bitter Pill Enslaved Girls, Girls, Girls Kickstart My Heart Wild Side Glitter Dr. Feelgood Same Ol Situation (S.O.S.) Home Sweet Home Afraid Dont Go Away Mad... Mötley Crüe (pronounced as mott-lay crew) is an American heavy metal/Glam Metal band whose members include Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil. ... Red, White & Crüe is a 2-CD greatest hits album by Mötley Crüe released in 2005. ... Carnival of Sins Live is a 2-CD live album by Mötley Crüe released in 2006, featuring a performance from their 2005-2006 Carnival of Sins reunion tour. ... Loud As [email protected]*k is a boxset by Mötley Crüe. ... Brides of Destruction is a hard rock supergroup containing Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe and Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns amongst others. ... Methods of Mayhem (l to r) Stephan Perkins, Tommy Lee, Tilo, Kai, Chris Chaney, and DJ Aero Methods Of Mayhem was an American rap metal band formed in 1999 by Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee Bass as a collaboration with rapper TiLo. ... Crüe Ball is a 1992 pinball video game developed by Electronic Arts for the Mega Drive/Genesis. ...

References


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Vince Neil, MP3 Music Download at eMusic (603 words)
Neil, however, was apprehensive at first as he was very happy with his current band but agreed to an audition the next weekend as to not hurt Lee's feelings.
Born Vince Neil Wharton on February 8, 1961, in Hollywood, CA, Neil was the focal point of the band with his long blonde hair and screeching vocal style.
Neil avoided prison and was sent to a drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic and ordered to pay damages to the victims.
Vince-Neil.net - Vince Neil Bio Information (499 words)
As the lead singer of this legendary hell-raising band, VINCE NEIL is without a doubt one of rock 'n' roll's quintessential front men.
VINCE signed a deal with Warner Bros., and released his first solo album Exposed in 1993, which was produced by Ron Nevison (Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne).
VINCE and the Dust Brothers experimented with hip-hop and industrial beats, layered onto the classic VINCE NEIL sound that draws his core audience.
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