Hanoi Rocks guitarist Andy McCoy says he’s by no means been supplied an apology from Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil, whose 1984 automobile crash resulted within the loss of life of the band’s drummer, Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley.
Neil crashed into one other automobile on the best way again from shopping for alcohol in California, killing Dingley and leaving each occupants of the opposite automobile with mind injury. The incident noticed Neil spend 15 days in jail and pay $2.6 million to the victims of the crash.
Talking on Artists On Document Starring ADIKA Dwell!, McCoy mentioned that he was nonetheless ready for an apology from Neil for his reckless behaviour that evening.
“[I’ve] by no means even acquired as a lot as an apology from that motherfucker,” he advised the host (per Consequence). “You already know who I’m speaking about. I’m not gonna give any names. Why would I give him fame? Fuck him!”
He added: “Each time I see him, he runs away. As a result of he is aware of what I’d do. However that’s our enterprise.”
Neil has expressed some public regret for the crash up to now. “I wrote a $2.5 million verify for vehicular manslaughter when Razzle died,” he advised Blender journal in 2005 (per ContactMusic). “I ought to have gone to jail. I positively deserved to go to jail. However I did 30 days in jail and acquired laid and drank beer, as a result of that’s the facility of money. That’s fucked up.”
Watch the interview under.
Hanoi Rocks broke up following Dingley’s loss of life, although they later re-formed in 2001 and continued as a band till 2009.
McCoy’s new solo album, ‘Jukebox Junkie’, is because of arrive on August 5. In an interview with NME earlier this 12 months (Could 13), Hanoi Rocks’ Michael Monroe spoke concerning the band’s affect on Manic Road Preachers: “I heard that the Manics have been influenced by Hanoi in a while and I used to be touched, as a result of they’d their very own distinctive type and took the suitable classes from us.
“Which is in contrast to some poseur steel bands within the West Coast of America who missed the purpose and thought it was all about make-up and massive hair, and who performed their hairspray cans higher than their devices!”
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