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Replacement Singers

Mötley Crüe

Original Singer: Vince Neil

Reason for Departure: Neil left the band in 1992 after quitting or being fired, depending on which version of the story you want to believe.

The Replacement: John Corabi

Resolved to carry on despite the radically changing musical climate, the remaining members recruited John Corabi, formerly of Angora and The Scream. Corabi sang on Mötley Crüe's self-titled 1994 album, but factors ranging from fan backlash to the advent of grunge led to disappointing sales. Neil was back by 1997. —Jeff Royer

(Photos: Ethan Miller, Getty Images; Ethan Miller, Getty Images)

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