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Gallantly screaming? Watch Vince Neil sing the National Anthem

Vince Neil sang a rather unsteady National Anthem in Las Vegas Monday night.
Vince Neil sang a rather unsteady National Anthem in Las Vegas Monday night. YouTube

Motley Crüe frontman Vince Neil, owner of a new arena football team in Las Vegas, sang the National Anthem before the team’s first game on Monday night against the San Jose SaberCats.

Did he score? You decide.

After players for the Las Vegas Outlaws were introduced to the sounds of Motley Crüe’s “Kickstart My Heart,” Neil was escorted to the field by two cheerleaders.

He had announced earlier that he was going to sing the anthem “for the fans and families in attendance, and for our veterans and service men and women everywhere.”

He seemed to struggle in the key he started the song in. And is it just us, or did he sing, “o’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly screaming”?

Give a listen.

Well, he did promise that fans would have fun, fun, fun at the games, telling the Las Vegas Sun that “it’s definitely going to look like Las Vegas.

“We’ll have T-shirt tosses every time there’s a break, and, if necessary, I’ll have little people doing zip-line rides across the field.”

By the way, Carrot Top handled the coin toss.

Oh, and the Outlaws lost.

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