Crue bassist jumps into audience to grab camera from audience member at US festival as he continues feud with Godsmack

Camera junkie: Nikki Sixx

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx jumped into a festival crowd and wrestled a camera from a member of the audience at the weekend.

Video clips show Sixx stopping the band’s performance and going to the edge of the Outlaw Jam stage in Frederick, Maryland, where he holds his hand open, demanding the camera is handed over.

When the fan refuses Sixx leaps over the security barrier and starts wrestling over the device. The rest of Motley Crue look on as security guards try to split up the fight.

Eventually Sixx is helped back onto the stage while the fan and camera are rushed away.

The bassist hasn’t commented on the event but recently updated his Tumblr account profile to read: “I’m a recovering addict. Cameras are my new drug.” He said on Facebook: “Major geekdom plans going down for me and Stevie from Buckcherry to each get an old-school black n white camera tattooed on us.”

Meanwhile Sixx has commented once again on the Godsmack track Cryin’ Like a Bitch, which is believed to be based on frontman Sully Erna’s experiences of touring as a support act for Motley Crue.

Asked by a fan “What is Godsmack’s problem with the Crue?” Sixx replies: “The singer is upset they’re headlining letter openings. I got no problem with that…”

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