VINCE NEIL's Son Talks About His MÖTLEY CRÜE Tribute Band
Neil Wharton, the twenty-six-year-old son of MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil, spoke to RollingStone.com about his own CRÜE tribute band, ROCK 'N' ROLL JUNKIES.
Wharton assembled the band to play Crüefests, shows in Los Angeles (web site) and Cleveland (web site) featuring CRÜE impersonators and benefiting the Skylar Neil Memorial Foundation.
Unlike tribute bands that dress the part, Wharton's outfit lets the music do the talking. "We play with the raw energy that CRÜE had in their early days," he told RollingStone.com.
With the CRÜE currently playing to sold-out arenas on their reunion tour, has there been talk of Wharton's band opening? "I don't think that would be a good idea," he said. "I mean, we'd play the parking lot as a warm-up — but let the fans see the real thing inside, with some killer openers."
Read more at RollingStone.com.
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