has updated fans on today's news that he has been rushed to hospital
after being crippled by illness ahead of a show in Sydney, Australia.Guitarist Mick Mars
said Vince suffered from and attack of kidney stones, and "went straight from stage to hospital
" last night.Nikki Sixx
says Vince was doubled over before the show and the promoter told him not to go and perform, according to Ultimate Classic Rock
. Apparently he wouldn't do that to the fans, but it ultimately proved too much and they had to cut the set short so he could be rushed to hospital for what was reportedly a successful round of surgery:
Vince went on to thank the paramedics, nurses and doctors who helped him on his way to what is hopefully a speedy recovery. "Doc says I should have a full recovery and be back onstage for the Brisbane show tomorrow. Thanks to my bandmates and crew for your support,
" he said.