Nicholas Dingley

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On December 8, 1984, Mötley Crüe singer/guitar player Vince Neil had been partying at his beach home when he decided to make a run to a local liquor store for more booze. He was joined by Nicholas ‘Razzle’ Dingley from the band Hanoi Rocks who were on their first American tour.

Neil swerved around a parked fire truck, lost control of his Pantera, and ended up on the wrong side of the road, where his car smashed into a white Volkswagen. His passenger, “Razzle” Dingley, was killed.

Neil escaped with minor injuries, and was arrested for vehicular manslaughter. Amazingly, he got off with just a 30-day jail sentence.

Hanoi Rocks Discography

1982 – Self Destruction Blues
1983 – Back to Mystery City
1984 – Two Steps from the Move

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