Mötley Crüe is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles. The group is formed by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, who are then joined by guitarist Mick Mars and singer Vince Neil. The group members have often been noted for their extreme lifestyle; they have all experienced many legal wrangles, have suffered long addictions to alcohol and drugs, have had innumerable adventures with women and are heavily tattooed.
The group, whose career peaks in the 1980s, is the author of notable songs such as Shout at the Devil , Looks that Kill , Home Sweet Home , Wild Side , Girls, Girls, Girls , Dr. Feelgood , or Kickstart My Heart . In 2012, Mötley Crüe has more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, including 40 million albums in the United States. In 2013, it is announced that a film adapted from their autobiography, entitled lang = "en"> The Dirt >, will be scheduled for release in 2014, as well as a last world farewell tour of two years, 2014 and 2015. The group thus performs its last concert on December 31, 2015 in Los Angeles, filmed for a DVD released November 4, 2016 >>>. The film adaptation of The Dirt is coming out in 2019 on Netflix>.
After leaving the group London (en) >, bass player Nikki Sixx meets drummer Tommy Lee (then drummer in Suite 19). They decide to found their group and find through a small announcement the guitarist Mick Mars, who will imagine the name Mötley Crüe (derived from English we ' I'm a motley looking like crew "we're a pretty gang that looks like a brothel - in this case, motley crew means junk band" ). The group then searches for a singer and solicits Vince Neil, a friend of Tommy Lee High School, but he refuses to leave his band Rockandy, until it separates. The members of Mötley Crüe decide to contact him again and Vince Neil then agrees to audition and join the group >>>.
The group quickly made a name for itself in Los Angeles clubs (especially at Sunset Boulevard) and secured the services of manager Allan Coffman. They released a first album on their own label Leathür Records, freshly created in November 1981: "Too Fast for Love" , which sells 20,000 copies . A year later, the group refers to Doc McGhee and Doug Thaler as managers and sign at Elektra Records, which appears "=" in "> Too Fast for Love , remixed version.