Video Appears to Show Motley Crue Using Backing Track for Drums


Pictures from Motley Crue‘s display in Kansas Town, Mo. on July 19 seems to turn the band using a backing observe for drums, as evidenced by way of a neglected count-in to “Seems to be That Kill” as Tommy Lee scrambles to sit down at the back of his equipment in time.

After the primary few dates of the Stadium Excursion taking part in anyplace from a pair to a handful of songs because of not too long ago sustained damaged ribs, Lee has been powering in the course of the damage and appearing the overall Motley Crue set each and every evening since June 29.

The usage of pre-recorded audio tracks, both as segues between songs or as backing improve for a reside band, isn't a wholly unusual apply in rock and steel live performance efficiency. It has, on the other hand, left fanatics moderately divided at the factor and with regard to what capability those backing tracks are getting used.

Within the fan-filmed video clip under, pre-recorded audio of a mild droning noise blares in the course of the PA device between “Are living Twine” and “Seems to be That Kill.” As this is occurring, Lee's presumed drum tech is observed making changes to the equipment prior to Lee temporarily scrambles to overhaul his spot and get seated for the start of the following observe.

With out a drum sticks in his arms, a cymbal count-in is heard and Lee makes his first drum moves because the tune absolutely starts with different instrumentation. The video does now not seem to supply any indication that the audio and video is out of sync as Vince Neil's lip actions are in time with the audio.

Loudwire reached out to a consultant for Motley Crue inquiring for a remark/reason behind what's observed within the video. The reaction we gained mentioned that the band isn't these days fielding media requests.

Previous this yr at a KISS display in Belgium, drummer Eric Singer made a mistake that threw off the timing of the pyrotechnic results throughout “Detroit Rock Town.” The slip-up additionally looked as if it would reveal a backing observe of Paul Stanley‘s vocals because the Starchild's voice used to be heard when he used to be now not situated at the back of a microphone.

Motley Crue are these days in the course of “The Stadium Excursion.” Get your tickets for the run right here.

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