One of the most notorious bands in music is calling it a day. Motley Crue have announced a farewell tour with the legendary Alice Cooper serving as the opening act. Moreover, the Crue have signed a binding legal document that they will not tour beyond the year 2015, making this a true final tour.
During this year's Grammy Awards, you won't see Motley Crue perform at the ceremony or accept any awards, but the band's music will appear in a new commercial. Their classic song 'Home Sweet Home' has been licensed by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC for the minute-long ad (watch above), which will use the hashtag #HomeRocks for social media.
The various members of Motley Crue have been talking about a definitive farewell tour for the past year, and now it appears as if they're set to make it official. A 'Save the Date' notice recently surfaced declaring 'R.I.P.: All Bad Things Must Come to and End' while mentioning an event set for Jan. 28 in Los Angeles.
There is perhaps no rock or metal autobiography more infamous than Motley Crue's 'The Dirt - Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band.' A collaborative writing project from Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee; 'The Dirt' is 448 pages of pure debauchery in the name of rock 'n' roll, and 'Jackass' guru Jeff Tremaine has just signed on to direct a biopic based on 'The Dirt.'
The topic of Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars' health has been a talking point amongst fans for a very long time. Within the past few years, various members of Motley Crue have noted Mars' condition as the reason they will soon call it quits, but Mick Mars has denounced these statements yet again.
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and Nicolas Cage's son Weston, who is a notable black metal musician, reportedly had a bit of an altercation over the weekend which nearly ended in fisticuffs. After a Motley Crue performance on Sept. 22, a backstage brawl nearly occurred after Weston was reportedly blocking the entrance to Lee's dressing room.
Motley Crue kicked off their second Las Vegas residency earlier this week (Sept. 18) at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Leading up to the engagement, singer Vince Neil took some time to talk about their all-new, 'Red Hot' production and the personal challenges of their nightly setlist.