Early today, Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars shared his decision to step out from the band’s touring tasks, due to health reasons. On their official Instagram profile, Mötley Crüe announces John 5 as a substitute for Mick Mars, who will still remain an official band member. John 5 will join Mötley Crüe as a touring guitarist for the rest of the scheduled tasks.
The news was released along with an official statement about Mick Mars’ retirement. With a very heartfelt tone, Mötley Crüe embraces Mick Mars’ decision and welcomes John William Lowery, known as John 5, into their family.