Motley Crue will have to wait until 2021 to make their triumphant return to performing on “The Stadium Tour” with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. From what Tommy Lee has to say, it’ll likely be well worth the wait.
In an interview with Knotfest.com, Lee said of what the Crue had planned production-wise, “Alls I can tell you is, once again, be careful what you wish for. We take it seriously, and what you can pull off in an arena, I think we’ve pulled off pretty much everything you could possibly ever even f*cking think of. So now we get to play with a f*cking ginormous stadium that has no roof on it. I’m just telling you right now: the production… And it’s still there — it’s just put away in a couple of giant warehouses. But, dude, can I just say it’s f*cking ridiculous?”
Had it not been for the coronavirus, Lee says, “We were gonna start at the beginning of May, rehearse everything, get the production and everything ready, all of May. We would have been in Miami right now rehearsing in the stadium. We had locked out five days in the stadium to rehearse. This week, we would have left rehearsals here in Burbank and we would have been on our way to go set up shop at the stadium and we’d be ripping it right now.”
Lee’s interview can be viewed in its entirety below, and even though you probably guessed by the headline, the interview contains plenty of NSFW language.