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Mötley Crüe front man plans to acquire local bar

A legendary rocker is in the process of acquiring the long-dormant Valley Bar on Gamebird Road.

Vince Neil, front man for the rock band Mötley Crüe, is part of a group set to bring Vince Neil’s Tatuado restaurant and bar brand to the long-vacant Valley Bar, located at 2101 E. Gamebird Road.

The rocker already has an establishment under the same name inside the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, whose motto is “Eat, drink, party.” There are also four other Vince Neil branded bar/restaurants aside from the Las Vegas location and Tatuado Spirits, that consists of vodka, tequila and flavored rum, according to Tatuado Hospitality Management Group’s website.

“(Tatuado) showcase the combination of Neil’s affinity for tattoos and tequila with emphasis on a fun and exciting party-like environment,” the group’s website said. “The mouth-watering menu offers up signature burgers, burritos and more to tantalize guests’ taste buds. The dining room bar allows guests to pair their meal with a cold beer, lavish cocktail or one of the rocker’s very own premium brands.”

The Town of Pahrump acknowledged that there is a business license application in process for the bar and restaurant under the name Vince Neil’s Tatuado Wild Side. A few items were missing to complete the application, and those items should be submitted this month to finalize the license.

There is no word on if the building set to house Tatuado will be modified, but as it stands, the establishment is around 4,000 square-feet and has a net assessed value of around $97,000.

The taxable valuation for the building is over $276,000, according to the Nye County Assessor.

The assessor’s website still lists the Wray-AL Properties LLC as the site’s owner, who’s owned the building since 2005.

Access Realty, which listed the property for $530,000, did not return calls seeking comment.

Michael Tsunis, chief executive officer of Tatuado Hospitality Management Group who is named on the business license application, did not give any specifics on the project as of press time, besides him confirming there is something in the works in town and that he would be in touch.

Neil has many business interests in the Las Vegas area, most notably as the owner of the new arena football team, Las Vegas Outlaws.

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