Nikki Sixx and Sixx: A.M. Supports Mental Health Awareness with New Single “Talk To Me”

Nikki Sixx (Mötely Crüe) and Sixx: A.M. have shared a new single today to call attention to the connection between Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (2 topics with the intense stigma associated with their discussion) via the Canadian-based, international event, BELL ‘LET’S TALK’ day. ‘Talk To Me’ is available for purchase and stream on all DSPs and out now via Sixx: A.M.’s label Better Noise. Any re-posts of one of his posts bearing the #BellLetsTalk hashtag will trigger a 5-cent donation from Bell Media to Canadian Mental Health initiatives. Continue reading

Mötley Crüe to Release 30th Anniversary Reissue of “Dr. Feelgood”

Mötley Crüe celebrated the 30th anniversary of their Dr. Deelgood album yesterday and will release a deluxe edition with a new CD and Vinyl packaging and different merch bundles via their current label, Eleven Seven Music Group. Pre-orders are live at the link below. The huge hit album is widely considered The Crue’s best album, and Ghost Cult shared a retrospective on the release yesterday. With charting hit singles including “Dr. Feelgood,” “Kickstart My Heart,” “Without You,” “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)” and “Same Ol’ Situation (S.O.S.),” Dr. Feelgood has been the band’s biggest album to date. The record has sold more than six million copies in the U.S. alone going 6x platinum, is certified 3x platinum in Canada, Gold in the UK and in Switzerland and spent 109 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at #1. The band also earned Grammy nominations for “Dr. Feelgood” (1990) and “Kickstart My Heart”(1991) in the Best Rock Performance category and won Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal album for the record at the American Music Awards (1991). Continue reading

FILM REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – The Dirt by Jeff Tremaine

We have heard the hype about The Dirt, the biopic about Mötley Crüe for a long time. They have tried to make this film for ages, while it languished in development hell, finally getting made and out now streaming on Netflix. By the bands’ own admission, much like the book, the film is full of exaggerated lurid rock star clichés and partially real stories about the band. It’s just so out there and real. Too real for most people, like the band was at times.  Continue reading

Mötley Crüe Streams Soundtrack For “The Dirt”, Film Releases Today

Mötley Crüe’s highly-anticipated Netflix biopic The Dirt, based on the best-selling book about their career is out today. While we wait for the film to hit Netflix, we can jam the soundtrack in the meantime! Packed with 18 songs, including ‘The Dirt’ featuring Machine Gun Kelly (portraying Tommy Lee in the film), their  Madonna cover of ‘Like A Virgin’,  and two other songs ‘Ride With The Devil’ and ‘Crash and Burn’. On a first listen, these songs are better than the previous two new songs, being much heavier and in line with classic Crue albums, such as Dr. Feelgood.  Pre-orders are also live at the link below. Continue reading

Mötley Crüe Shares New Video For “Home Sweet Home”, “The Dirt” Film Comes Out This Friday

Mötley Crüe’s highly-anticipated Netflix biopic The Dirt, based on the best-selling book about their career has shared their first new music in years. The band has released their new video with footage from the film from their classic track “Home Sweet Home”. The film releases this week, on 3/22 from Netflix. Pre-orders are also live at the link below. Continue reading

Mötley Crüe will Debut A Brand New Song from “The Dirt” film on Jonesy’s Jukebox” on 95.5 KLOS

As we previously reported, Mötley Crüe has recorded four new songs for the soundtrack to their upcoming biopic The Dirt, premiering on March 22 via Netflix. They will unveil a new song on the February 21 edition of Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones’s radio show, Jonesy’s Jukebox, on the 95.5 KLOS station in Los Angeles. Bassist Nikki Sixx will sit down for an interview with Jones on the KLOS Subaru Live Stage. The track is a collaboration with Machine Gun Kelly, one of four new songs recorded with longtime producer Bob Rock. Kelly plays Crue drummer Tommy Lee in the film. The Dirt also stars Daniel Webber (The Punisher) as singer Vince Neil, Douglas Booth as bassist Nikki Sixx and Iwan Rheon (Game Of Thrones) as guitarist Mick Mars. The film was directed by Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa director Jeff Tremaine. It was picked up by Netflix after being previously developed at Focus Features and before that at Paramount. Continue reading

Nikki Sixx Performs Motley Crue Songs with Taylor Hawkins ‘Chevy Metal In Los Angeles

Taylor Hawkins with Chevy Metal, by OJC Pics

Chevy Metal, the heavy metal and classic rock cover band led by Foo Fighters members Taylor Hawkins and Wiley Hodgen led a benefit show this past weekend (December 22) at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Among the guest stars to join were Dave Grohl, Lisa Loeb, and Hawkins’s 11-year-old son, Oliver Shane Hawkins, and Nikki Sixx. Sixx joined to perform Mötley Crüe classics ‘Looks That Kill’ and ‘Live Wire’. Sixx, who just turned 60 is looking forward to a big year in 2019 with the expected release of The Dirt biopic about the Crüe, and a new album by Sixx A.M. Watch fan-filmed video below. Continue reading

Mötley Crüe’s Shout At The Devil Turns 35

Thirty-five years ago, 1980s glam rock and heavy metal leaders Mötley Crüe released their excellent second album Shout At The Devil (Elektra). Following up from their solid debut Too Fast For Love, this album has gone on to legend status over the years for breaking the band through to bigger audiences. It was definitely a commercial breakthrough and fan-favorite, although it was critically drubbed by some at the time. The next step in band mastermind Nikki Sixx’s plan for world domination (and to be the next KISS), it’s full of classic Crüe songs, memorable choruses, and some killer musical performances from the band. Continue reading

Nikki Sixx Confirms Mötley Crüe Is Recording New Music

Although “retired” for a few years now, bassist Nikki Sixx has confirmed that Mötley Crüe is recording four new songs for the film adaptation of the group’s biography, The Dirt – Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band. The movie was picked up by Netflix after being previously developed at Focus Features and before that at Paramount. Directed by Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa director Jeff Tremaine, the film is expected to debut in 2019. Other Crüe members Vince Neil and Tommy Lee have been dropping hints to fans on social media about the new music. The band claims they will never tour again, but had not ruled out new music. As the band are executive producers of the movie, original music from the band in the form of their hits are expected to be in the film. Nikki termed the track, being recorded and produced in Hollywood by Bob Rock, as “ball busters’. Continue reading

Steel Panther – Lower the Bar

One of the nice things about a band like Steel Panther is that, like a box of chocolates, you always know what you’re gonna get. And with the Panther, you get the chocolate too; vocalist “Michael Starr” dips right in on the opening track of Lower the Bar (Open E), dropping this little nugget of wisdom: “Sometimes the back door is the only way in.” Continue reading