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JOHN CORABI Has ‘Multiple Reasons Why’ He Won’t Go See MÖTLEY CRÜE On ‘The Stadium Tour’

John Corabi says he has plenty of reasons to not hit a Motley Crue show.

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi was recently asked by KNAC.com which song he would be most looking forward to hearing if he went to the band’s “The Stadium Tour” with DEF LEPPARD next summer.

Corabi responded: “I probably wouldn’t go. I went to go see MÖTLEY back when my tenure with the band ended. I saw them at the Hollywood Bowl, they were playing with AEROSMITH. It was brutal, because I wound up answering questions from the fans that recognized me. For that reason, I probably wouldn’t go. There’s multiple reasons why I wouldn’t go, but I use that one for this interview.

“I do have to say that, for me, one of my absolute favorite MÖTLEY songs is ‘Primal Scream’. I love that tune, I love the riff, I love the drum beat, everything about it. I loved performing that one live.”

MÖTLEY CRÜE released one self-titled, full-length album with Corabi in 1994 after the departure of singer Vince Neil. Despite hitting the Top 10 on the album chart, the album proved to be a commercial failure amidst the burgeoning “grunge” scene. Vince would return to the band in 1997 while John would move on to other projects, including the band UNION with ex-KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick.

After a recent article emerged online falsely claiming that MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx issued an ultimatum to Vince Neil to drop the extra weight or be replaced for the band’s comeback tour by Corabi (it also claimed that Corabi had held rehearsals with MÖTLEY as of late in preparation for the trek), the singer took to his Facebook page to write: “Ok Gang, I’ve received a TON of messages from a lot of you who have unfortunately fallen for this ‘CROCK OF SHIT!!!!’

In 2016, John said that he would avoid talking about MÖTLEY CRÜE in the future because he didn’t want his comments about Nikki Sixx to erupt into a feud.

In other news, John Corabi recently completed work on his autobiography. Titled “Horseshoes And Hand Grenades”, it was written with the help of MÖTLEY CRÜE historian/author Paul Miles, and is due on April 12, 2022 via Rare Bird Books.