Amid the buzz of the reunion news and the 2022 North American Stadium Tour, let’s get down memory lane and reflect on the story of the Mötley Crüe band and its members. Also check out all their 31 songs and their upcoming performance details!
When did Mötley Crüe start?
An American heavy metal band formed primarily by four people – Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars – on January 17, 1981 in Los Angeles.
Mötley Crüe band members
- Nikki Sixx – Piano/Bass
- Tommy Lee – acoustic drum
- Vince Neil – Harmonica
- John Corabi – Guitar
- Greg Leon – Guitar
- Mick Mars – Electric Guitar
- Samantha Maloney – acoustic drum
- Randy Castillo – songwriter and drummer (1999-2002)
Mötley Crüe in the 80s
The formation of the group laid the foundation for their unsurpassed career in the 1980s. With their genre-bending music, punk rock, stadium-sized riffs, melodic power and a mix of anthemic choruses, along with their unforgiving reputation, the band furiously rose to fame never seen before and became of a kind in the world of modern music. .
Mötley Crüe Career Highlight
Famously known as the world’s most infamous rock band, it stood strong, tall, high and inimitable for 38 years. During this journey, they amassed worldwide album sales of more than 100 million, including seven platinum and multi-platinum albums. Apart from this, they have 4 New York Times bestsellers, 6 Top 20 pop singles, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, 3 GRAMMY nominations and even a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to their name.
In addition, their biopic, The Dirt, and accompanying soundtrack were released on Netflix which was a huge worldwide success and witnessed a rapid increase of over 350% in their music streams across all streaming platforms i.e.
Mötley Crüe’s music is often licensed by renowned private labels such as Carl’s Jr., KIA Motors, Coldwell Banker, Dodge and NASCAR.
Motley Crue 2022
In December 2019, Crüe announced that they would begin The North American Stadium Tour in June 2020 with Def Leppard and special guests Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Poison. However, this one was postponed due to the pandemic and was launched in June 2022. This announcement also served as a hopeful reunion for their die-hard fans.
Mötley Crüe on tour – Upcoming Live Performances
SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA, United States
Petco Park in San Diego, CA, United States
T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA, United States
BC Place in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB, Canada
Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA, United States
Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV, United States
All 31 songs by Mötley Crüe (in order)
These songs also represent the events of their lives, celebrations and their journey as a band.
- Live Wire – 1981
- Home Sweet Home – 1981
- Take me to the top – 1981
- On with the show – 1981
- Piece of your action – 1981
- Tonight (We Need a Lover) – 1981
- Star Eyes – 1981
- Too Young to Fall in Love – 1983
- Knock ’em Dead, Kid – 1983
- Helter Skelter – 1983
- Bastard – 1983
- Louder Than Hell – 1985
- Girls, Girls, Girls – 1987
- You’re All I Need – 1987
- Wild Side – 1987
- Dancing on Glass – 1987
- Kickstart My Heart – 1989
- dr. Feel good – 1989
- Same Old Situation (SOS) – 1989
- Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away) – 1989
- Smoking in the Boys Room – 1989
- Slice of your cake – 1989
- Without You – 1990
- Primal Scream – 1991
- Misunderstood – 1994
- Bang – 1997
- White Trash Circus – 2008
- Mutherf*cker of the Year – 2008
- If I Die Tomorrow – 2009
- Saints of Los Angeles – 2009
- The Dirt (est. 1981) – 2019
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