Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx had a recent interview with SiriusXM, and he claimed that the band almost being kicked off a Van Halen tour because Vince Neil bit the hand of Eddie Van Halen.

Here is the SiriusXM interview (Transcribed by Alternative Nation):

Tommy:

“We went through this crazy biting phase where we would just fucking bite you.”

Nikki:

“Draw blood.”

Tommy:

“And that only meant that we loved you.”

Nikki:

“Yeah-uh!”

Tommy:

“Everyone is like, Oww, fuck, what the fuck are you doing, dude?’ “

Nikki:

“Bite the press, we would bite the press!”

Trunk:

“Bite the press? People interviewing you?!”

Nikki:

“Yeah, we would just be doing some weird interview in the middle of a festival an-“

[Host interrupts] 

Host:

“Tommy is now biting Douglas [Booth].”

Nikki:

“Vince [Neil] once bit Eddie Van Halen’s hand and we almost got thrown off the tour.”

Host:

“Oh my God!”

Nikki:

“Yes, well as I said that is not the target.”

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