Ex-Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor claims his bodyguards “beat the shit out of” Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil


Former Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor has claimed that his bodyguards “beat the shit out of” Vince Neil after the Mötley Crüe frontman allegedly tried to begin a combat with him.

Taylor didn’t specify precisely when or the place the incident befell, however added that he’d encountered Neil whereas he was flanked by “some fucking biker dudes”.

“I by no means had the bizarre, pervy, fucked-up experiences that lots of people discuss,” the Duran Duran rocker advised Traditional Rock in a brand new interview trying again on his profession. “The worst shit was Vince Neil making an attempt to combat me, and my bodyguards having to type him out. He turned up with some fucking biker dudes, so that they beat the shit out of them as nicely, ha ha ha!”

Neil had beforehand hinted at some animosity in the direction of Taylor in a 2005 interview with ContactMusic [per Blabbermouth], the place he hit again at feedback Taylor had made about Mötley Crüe travelling in separate tour buses.

“I learn this factor the place these fuckheads in Duran Duran have been like, ‘All of us journey collectively and that’s the one strategy to tour and it simply reveals how fucked up Motley Crue is,’” Neil declared. “I used to be like, ‘Who the fuck are you to inform us how fucked up we’re!’”

Andy Taylor, former Duran Duran guitarist. CREDIT: Getty

In August, Taylor opened up extra about his causes for quitting Duran Duran, saying it was as a result of “inventive” causes, and was “not private”.

In a brand new interview Traditional Pop journal (through MusicNews), the guitarist mentioned that it “bugged” him that the band introduced in a wider circle of individuals for 2007 album ‘Purple Carpet Bloodbath‘, which was produced largely by Timbaland.

“I couldn’t do the Timbaland album, as a result of it simply didn’t transfer me,” he mentioned. “I used to be saying to the others, ‘Why do we want this?’

“There’s a lot expertise in that band, I by no means felt the necessity to deliver different individuals in to write down with Duran. It bugged me.” He continued: “It wasn’t about getting my very own means.”

Taylor has been dwelling with stage 4 metastatic prostate most cancers since 2018 and in addition revealed round that point {that a} drug he’s taking to deal with it has prolonged his life by 5 years.


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