Vincent Neil Wharton is born 8 February 8, 1961. Vincent Neil Wharton is a American vocalist and musician, best known as lead singer of heavy metal band Motley Crüe. Neil regrouped with Mötley Crüe to record Theatre of Pain. The band subsequently recorded the hugely successful Girls, Girls, Girls. The band released their best selling album, Dr. Feelgood, in 1989 after going through drug rehabilitation. The band's stint in rehab was due to bassist Nikki Sixx's overdose of heroin in December 1987.
Neil released in stone, an industrial oriented album produced by the Dust Brothers. The album was recorded and was put on hold while Neil was to do with the disease, his daughter Skylar. It sold less than 100,000 copies in the U.S. and Neil contract with Warner Bros. Records eventually took over. The album was reissued in 2004.