Blabermouth — Youtube channel Justin Newton uploaded several video clips of MOTLEY CRUEJuly 5 concert in St. Louis, Missouri as part of “Stadium Tour”. Clearly visible in the images, which have been embedded below, is the onstage teleprompter that the singer Vince Neil account apparently to get him through every show.
A teleprompter, or autocue, is a display device that prompts the person to speak with electronic visual text of a speech or script, and is typically used by singers – including JUDAS PRIESTit is Rob Halford and BLACK SABBATHit is Ozzy Osbourne – who are making a little progress and have a lot of work to remember.
Two years ago, IRON MAIDENit is Bruce Dickinson called out singers who use teleprompters during live performances, saying, “I don’t use autocues on stage. A lot of singers now, they just got the words there, “Breaking the law, breaking the law, breaking the law, breaking the law, breaking the law, breaking the law, breaking the law.” Break what? ‘Break the law. Break the law.'”
bruce previously brought up the subject of singers relying on teleprompters in a 2014 interview with The Guardian. He said at the time, “I never realized people were using autocues. What is all this? People pay a lot of money and you don’t even remember the words.
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