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Mötley Crüe

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Los Angeles, United States (1981 – present)

Mötley Crüe is an American band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. The group was founded by bass guitarist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, who were later joined by lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil. Mötley Crüe has been described through the years as one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time, having sold more than 75 million records, including 25 million in the U.S.

The members of the band have often been noted for their hedonistic lifestyles and the persona they maintained. Various original members have had numerous brushes with the law, spent time in prison, suffered from alcoholism, suffered from long addictions to drugs such as cocaine and heroin, had countless escapades with women and are heavily tattooed. The band is considered as a part of the first wave of . Their ninth and most recent studio album, Saints Of Los Angeles, was released on June 24, 2008, and was certified Gold in January 2012. The band is currently embarking on a final tour that will continue through 2015 before retiring.

Early years (1981–1983)
Mötley Crüe was formed in 1981, when bass guitarist Nikki Sixx left the band London and began rehearsing with drummer Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon. Lee had worked previously with Leon in a band called Suite 19 and the trio practiced together for some time with Leon eventually deciding not to continue. Sixx and Lee then began a search for new members and soon met guitarist Bob Deal, better known as Mick Mars.

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  • rarderoque

    meio bom

    Yesterday 1:02am Reply
  • Lorelei_94

    25 Sep 10:45am Reply
  • DeValanten

    Avenged Sevenfold, what is that?

    30 Aug 10:21pm Reply
  • flaviovigatto

    Do not compare Motley Crue to Avenged Sevenfold, bitch. [3

    21 Aug 6:11pm Reply
  • Rubberbandman16

    They're both awesome, so don't matter

    21 Aug 4:37pm Reply
  • MoonOfNeptune

    @menswear2112 Funny how you pointed out everything which is not related to their music but their private life (food for magazine readers). I would raise my hands for clapping if somebody could prove that most people are not this fucked up and pathetic, but full of brains, good decisions and an ever-shining lifestory.

    19 Aug 12:21am Reply
  • RachelCarrie

    Knock 'Em Dead, Kid ♥

    17 Aug 8:48am Reply
  • kidM0rbid

    Do not compare Motley Crue to Avenged Sevenfold, bitch.

    16 Aug 2:21am Reply
  • Yelyah-Williams

    Motley Crue is the Avenged Sevenfold of the 80s. Make of that what you will.

    16 Aug 2:08am Reply
  • awaitlightning

    To the top we are RED HOT!

    11 Aug 2:04am Reply
  • stampelover

    <3

    7 Aug 6:51pm Reply
  • Protege_Moi97

    Saint-Petersburg is waiting!♥ But I think it's unreal :(

    5 Aug 2:12pm Reply
  • justturnstohate

    <3

    27 Jul 6:04am Reply
  • rarderoque

    meio bosta

    17 Jul 2:13am Reply
  • acclamationsun

    Too young to fall in love is speed metal to me do you know if their other songs are speed metal - write back ok

    16 Jul 11:17pm Reply
  • Romulus666

    Epic bio for them on here

    10 Jul 10:31pm Reply
  • FjordSweetFjord

    got row 6 tickets (dead center too!!!) for tomorrow's show in St. Louis :D My 7th and final MC show!

    8 Jul 8:22pm Reply
  • Widomaker121212

    Imma listen to all of too fast for love on the way there and all of shout at the devil on the way home

    5 Jul 2:15pm Reply
  • Widomaker121212

    Going to see them tonight at the klipsch at noblesville indiana!! V.I.P. Parking free drinks and all!! I live about 40 miles south of noblesville and traffic absolutely SUCKS

    5 Jul 2:14pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Говно, как я вся глэм сцена. Слушабельных композиций - единицы, да и слушать их нет особого желания.

    1 Jul 8:44am Reply
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