Motley Crue gear up for ‘Motley Cruise’

Ratt, Slaughter and Skid Row will join on the high seas

Motley Crue and Skid Row are gearing up for the 2008 ‘Motley Cruise’ that will see thousands of rock fans and musicians gather on a cruise ship.

The brainchild of Vince Neil and Carnival Cruise Lines, the package promises “four days of rock ‘n’ roll on the high seas…filled with music, fun and sun – and of course plenty of Girls Girls Girls.”

The cruise, which goes from Miami to Mexico between January 24 and 28, will see performances from metal stars Motley Crue, Skid Row, Ratt and Slaughter, as well as meet and greets with the artists and “wet and wild shore excursions”.

Meanwhile, Illinois man Gerald Schneeman is suing concert promoter Live Nation after he was allegedly assaulted by one of Motley Crue and venue security at a concert in 2006.

The Motley Crue member, who is not named in the suit, reportedly hit him in the head with a guitar, then jumped from the stage, knocking Schneeman to the ground. Security then allegedly beat him up before throwing him out.

The lawsuit says he suffered injury, scarring and disfigurement.

–By our New York staff.

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