Vince Neil: Mötley Crüe lead vocalist breaks ribs after falling off stage at Tennessee concert

American musician Vince Neil best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe suffered broken ribs after falling off the stage at a concert in Tennessee, United States.

In a viral social media post Neil can be seen clapping at the edge of the stage with his guitar strapped around him before his fall.

Neil was one of the headliner acts for the three-day Mountain music festival

Eddie Trunk, a host of the music festival, tweeted Friday that Neil was taken to the hospital.

Neil has not posted any updates on his condition on social media.

Neil and his Mötley Crüe bandmates are scheduled to hit the road next June for a US stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.