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Motley Crue To Retire After One Last Tour - See Photos From Their Press Conference

January 29th, 2014 2:30pm EST
Motley Crue To Retire After One Last Tour - See Photos From Thei
Motley Crue is going on one last tour before calling it quits. On Tuesday, the band, which has been together for 33 years, held a press conference titled: "RIP: All Bad Things Must Come To An End."

Alice Cooper will join the group to open all shows on its final 72-date tour.

Singer Vince Neil, bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars signed legal papers at the conference to put an official end to the group.

The "Cessation of Touring" document prevents them from using the Mötley Crüe name after their tour ends.

Neil said at the conference: "We don't want to be one of...
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Motley Crue Calling It Quits After 33 Years, Will Head Out On 'Final Tour' With Alice Cooper

January 28th, 2014 3:13pm EST
Motley Crue
Motley Crue has announced that they'll be hitting the road one last time.

The band held a press conference in Beacher's Madhouse Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday, billed as "RIP: All Bad Things Must Come To An End," prompting speculation that they would give it one more go-round before officially calling it quits.

Alice Cooper will join the band to open all shows on the 72-date tour.

VIP packages and tickets for the band's fan club members go on sale Wednesday, January 29, and the public onsale begins on Friday, January 31.

Last fall, drummer Tommy Lee revealed that the band was planning...
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Nikki Sixx Engaged To Model Courtney Bingham

November 27th, 2012 7:04pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is engaged after proposing to his model girlfriend Courtney Bingham.

The rocker popped the question while the couple was holidaying on Caribbean island St. Bart's.

The bassist and radio DJ broke the happy news to fans and friends via his Facebook.com page on Monday, writing, "When Courtney and I were in St Bart's I popped the question and she said YES... We would like to thank everybody who has been tweeting and posting online us congratulations..."

"Both of us and our families are beyond happy..."

If the couple makes it official, it will be the rocker's t...
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Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Rock Out Together At Golden Gods Awards (Video)

April 12th, 2012 11:53am EDT
Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson
Johnny Depp was a surprise performer at the Golden Gods Awards show on Wednesday night as he took to the stage with Marilyn Manson.

The Revolver magazine prize giving took place at the Club Nokia venue in Los Angeles and featured a closing set by Manson, who performed with Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen before introducing Depp to the stage.

The actor, who began his career in music before turning to Hollywood, thrilled the crowd by playing guitar with Manson on his cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and hit track "The Beautiful People."

During the show, Motley Crue star N...
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Rocker Nikki Sixx: Anti-Gay Kirk Cameron Is The 'A-Hole Of The Week'

March 5th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Kirk Cameron
Rocker Nikki Sixx has slammed actor Kirk Cameron for his controversial comments blasting homosexuality as "unnatural" and "detrimental."

The former "Growing Pains" star, now an evangelical Christian, spoke out against homosexuality during an interview on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight on Friday.

He told presenter Morgan, "I think that it's (homosexuality) unnatural. I think that it's detrimental and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilisation."

His comments sparked fury among gay rights activists and a representative for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation ...
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Motley Crue Rocker Nikki Sixx Slips And Falls Onstage

December 10th, 2011 11:30am EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx was left red-faced on Thursday after falling on his backside during a concert in England.

The band took the stage at Nottingham's Capital FM Arena as part of its U.K. tour, but fans were left gasping when Sixx tripped up four songs into the group's set as he strutted across the stage while performing "Shout at the Devil."

However, Sixx has brushed off the mishap, insisting the show was still thoroughly enjoyable.

Taking to Twitter.com after the show, he wrote, "Slipped and fell onstage.Fun... Rock n roll.Nottingham.Loud. motley crue."
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Motley Crue Confirm Las Vegas Residency

December 2nd, 2011 10:57am EST
Motley Crue
Motley Crue have confirmed reports they will become the first heavy rock band to take on a Las Vegas residency when they play a three-week run in Sin City next year.

Rockers Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars will appear live at the city's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for a stint kicking off on February 3rd.

They confirmed the news during a TV interview with CNN newsman Piers Morgan on Thursday night.

Frontman Neil tells the host, "We're the first rock band to ever have a residency. There's been bands like, you know, Santana, Elton John, all these kind of acts. But for us, ...
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Fake Promoter Cheats $60,000 Out Of Indonesian Motley Crue Fans

October 16th, 2011 10:55am EDT
Motley Crue
More than 1,500 Motley Crue fans in Indonesia have been left out of pocket after a fake concert promoter sold tickets for a rock show that never was.

The bogus businessman netted an estimated $60,000 in ticket sales for a make believe Motley Crue concert.

The October 8 show was billed as the band's first-ever show in Indonesia and when word spread to the nation's top newspapers, band members slammed the reports, with drummer Tommy Lee insisting the story was the work of a shady promoter.

Police have launched an investigation in a bid to find the fake promoter behind the bogus gig.
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Jani Lane Remembered At Memorial Service

August 23rd, 2011 8:37am EDT
Jani Lane
Jani Lane's close family and friends gathered at a church in Ohio over the weekend to remember the late rocker at a private memorial service.

The body of the former Warrant singer was found at the Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles on August 11th, prompting an outpouring of tributes from stars including Nikki Sixx and Slash.

A string of old school rock bands, including Great White, Quiet Riot and Enuff Z'nuff, have announced a memorial gig for Lane, to be held at the Key Club in Hollywood later this month.

And on Saturday Lane was remembered by around 100 of his loved one...
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Sunset Strip Festival Kicks Off Thursday With 'Motley Crue Day' Declaration

August 17th, 2011 10:40pm EDT
Motley Crue
The honors keep coming for rockers Motley Crue - they've now landed their own day in the City of West Hollywood in Los Angeles.

The band will be feted at the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in Hollywood this weekend, and they'll kick off the celebrations with the declaration of Motley Crue Day on Thursday.

In making the announcement of the declaration, West Hollywood Mayor John Duran says, "So many of us native Angelenos consider Motley Crue to be our home boys. It will be an honor to recognize the Saints of Los Angeles in our hometown and thank them for the incredible contribut...
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Sunset Strip Festival Kicks Off With Motley Crue Comedy Roast

August 16th, 2011 11:45pm EDT
Motley Crue
Rockers Motley Crue will kick start this year's Sunset Strip Music Festival by becoming the butt of jokes and funny anecdotes at Hollywood's House of Blues.

Famous fans like comedian Dane Cook and New York Dolls frontman David Johansen will join Neil Strauss, who co-wrote the band's bestselling biography "The Dirt," for a comedy roast on Thursday night.

Drummer Tommy Lee says, "I have no idea what they will say, but it's bound to be sometimes serious, sometimes funny and also probably shocking."

Motley Crue will also close this year's festival on Saturday, when they'll receive the event'...
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Nikki Sixx Says Fans Pushed Motley Crue To Tour With Poison

July 9th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx would never have hit the road with rockers Poison had it not been for fans of the two groups screaming out for a joint trek.

The bassist admits he and his bandmates were not thinking of Bret Michaels' band when they started planning for a multi-group 2011 summer tour last year - and it took fans to make them realize the joint trek would be a big hit.

Sixx tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "When the concept to do something this summer came up, the economy is in such a bad state that we were going, 'How can we do something that is different and the fans fee...
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Celebrities React To Casey Anthony Murder Verdict On Twitter

July 5th, 2011 10:10pm EDT
Kim Kardashian, Nikki Sixx and Mandy Moore
Rocker Nikki Sixx, singer/actress Mandy Moore and socialite Kim Kardashian have all expressed their shock and outrage after Florida mother Casey Anthony was cleared of murdering her young daughter Caylee in an Orlando courtroom on Tuesday.

The jury delivered its verdict after 10 hours of deliberations in one of the most explosive court trials in two decades.

Anthony, 25, was found not guilty of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child, but the jury members did find her guilty on four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement offic...
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Nikki Sixx Apologizes To Bret Michaels

May 13th, 2011 12:53pm EDT
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx cleared the way for a joint tour with Poison by apologizing to Bret Michaels for derogatory comments they made about the idea.

Poison frontman Michaels first suggested hitting the road with Motley Crue, but the concept was dismissed and scoffed at by some members of the rival rock group.

The two bands later stunned fans by announcing the joint tour and scheduling the dates for this summer, and Michaels admits the plan was put into action after Crue star Sixx approached him and apologized for their previous remarks.

Michaels tells The Arizona Republic, "Th...
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The Stars React To Osama Bin Laden's Death

May 2nd, 2011 8:18am EDT
Barack Obama
Stars from across the world of show business have expressed their shock and hailed the news that terrorist Osama Bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan.

The Al-Qaeda leader, 54, is believed to have been the mastermind behind the tragedy of 9/11, when two airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the worst terrorist atrocities in the country's history. Reports of Bin Laden's death began surfacing late on Sunday after an almost 10 year manhunt.

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed the news during ...
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Mary Forsberg Weiland - 'Fall To Pieces: A Memoir Of Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll And Mental Illness'

March 9th, 2011 2:30pm EST
Though Mary Forsberg Weiland was living a life most people would kill for – worldwide fashion model, wife of modern rock icon – she was still exposed to perhaps the most toxic drug of all on a daily basis – her husband, Scott Weiland. In her new compelling tell-all, Fall to Pieces: A Memoir of Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Mental Illness, Weiland’s takes readers on an emotionally twisted rollercoaster that plays out in the vein of other rock star diaries, Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman Anthony Kiedis’ Scar Tissue and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx 's Heroin Diaries.

Fall to Pieces follo...
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Jesse James Is Engaged To His 'Best Friend' Kat Von D

January 20th, 2011 12:19pm EST
Kat Von D and Jesse James
Sandra Bullock's ex has proved he's moved on - Jesse James popped the question to "L.A. Ink" star Kat Von D.

He told People, "You know sometimes the public and press gets it wrong. This is one of those times. 2010 was actually the best year of my life because I fell in love with my best friend. An amazing woman who stood behind me when the world turned their backs.

"I have never met anyone so kind and loving and committed to making the world a better place every day. My love for her is beyond description. So honored that she said 'yes.' Growing old with her is going to be a f----n' blast!...
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Nikki Sixx & Denise Richards Break Up

January 10th, 2011 9:15am EST
Denise Richards
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx's winter romance with Denise Richards is over, according to reports.

TooFab.com reports the couple has decided they're better friends and neighbors in Los Angeles than lovers.

Sixx and the former Bond girl, who was married to Charlie Sheen and has romanced rocker Richie Sambora, went public with their romance just before Christmas when they were spotted hand-in-hand outside a movie theatre in California.

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Denise Richards Confirms Nikki Sixx Romance

December 17th, 2010 11:24am EST
Denise Richards
Denise Richards has confirmed she's dating Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, but insists they're taking the new romance "very slowly".

Reports linking the actress to the rocker surfaced this week, and TV host Andy Cohen took the opportunity to quiz the star about the story during her appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens L!ve on Thursday night.

When asked whether she is dating Sixx, Richards coyly replied, "What's considered dating?" before admitting she has "gone on a couple (of) dates" with the musician.

She adds, "If anything's gonna develop, you want it to develop on its own. Tha...
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Nikki Sixx Dating Denise Richards?

December 15th, 2010 2:46pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has moved on from his failed romance with reality star Kat Von D - the bassist is reportedly dating actress Denise Richards.

Celebrity tattoo artist Von D called it quits with the musician back in January, ending their two-year romance. Sixx alluded to a someone special on his Twitter.com blog on Friday night, revealing he had "a midnight rendezvous planned with a beautiful maiden."

And Usmagazine.com reports the mysterious maiden is in fact Richards, after the pair was spotted getting cozy over breakfast at a Calabasas, California restaurant the following m...
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Kat Von D Seen Sporting An Antique Diamond Ring

October 27th, 2010 8:20am EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has sparked speculation she and Jesse James are engaged after she was spotted wearing a huge antique ring on her wedding finger at a book signing on Tuesday.

After dismissing reports she has dumped reality TV star James, who is now divorced from ex-wife Sandra Bullock, and is now back with rocker Nikki Sixx, the tattooed star was happy to talk about the new jewelry item - but refused to confirm or deny engagement hints.

She told USA Today, "I don't know if I really feel comfortable talking about it."

However, she did reveal, "It's actually a ring from...
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Kat Von D & Jesse James Are Still Together

October 25th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has dispelled rumors she has split from boyfriend Jesse James by enjoying a romantic lunch with Sandra Bullock's ex-husband on Saturday.

The couple, which began dating in August, was alleged to have ended its relationship earlier this month with Von D reportedly reuniting with her rocker ex Nikki Sixx.

But the reality TV pair put to rest claims of a break-up by cozying up together during a Mexican meal at West Hollywood restaurant El Compadre.

Sources tell People.com the couple appeared to be in good spirits as they talked and kissed throughout their lun...
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Jesse James And Kat Von D Already Splitting Up?

October 18th, 2010 12:35pm EDT
Kat Von D
Just a month after Kat Von D said that Jesse James could be "the one," there are reports that the couple have split. A source told People that Kat is angry that Jesse is in Texas and isn't enjoying their "weekend fly-back-and-forth relationship."

Kat Von D has been spotted with a few other male friends, including ex-boyfriend Nikki Sixx and Bam Margera. However a source says she and Bam are "not more than friends. At the Jackass 3D premiere, the L.A. Ink star was getting friendly with Sixx once more.

Back in September she said, "Jesse is only my ninth boyfriend. I don't hang out with a...
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Kat Von D Reunites With Nikki Sixx At 'Jackass 3D' Premiere

October 14th, 2010 11:39pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattooist Kat Von D and rocker Nikki Sixx had Hollywood gossips buzzing at the premiere of "Jackass 3D" on Wednesday night when the former couple arrived together but refused to pose for photos.

Sources tell WENN Von D, who split from the Motley Crue bassist earlier this year and is now dating Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, was visibly upset on the red carpet but refused to discuss her personal life with members of the media.

One photographer says, "They showed up together but posed separately. They wouldn't even agree to pose with (Jackass star) Steve-O. It was very o...
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Vince Neil: 'I Don't Completely Trust Them'

October 5th, 2010 4:19pm EDT
Vince Neil
Rocker Vince Neil is always skeptical when his Motley Crue band mates contact him, because he's convinced there's always an "ulterior motive".

The singer has endured a strained past with fellow Crue stars Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx and Mick Mars, which saw him exit the group in 1992 before rejoining the band five years later. The quartet went on hiatus as the stars pursued solo careers and reunited once more in 2004 to launch their comeback.

However, Neil insists he's still weary of his rocker pals and they all share a love/hate relationship with one another. He tells AOL's Popeater.com, "It...
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'LA INK' Recap: The Rock Bounces

September 21st, 2010 4:43am EDT
Vond
Kat Von D's new and fourth season of reality television show LA Ink picks up where it left off last season with continued tension between the tattoo artist and her "Rock," renowned tattoo artist Corey Miller, as the main theme at the High Voltage Tattoo shop.

Due to this story line this time around the show focuses on other dynamics such as Von D's relationship with brother, Michael von Drachenberg, who has stepped up as the merchandising manager of his sibling’s shop, and a surprisingly intimate look (at the time) into Von D’s relationship with Motley Crue bassist, Nikki Sixx, as h...
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Motley Crue Members Would Rub Egg Burritos On Their Crotches To Hide Sex Smell

September 14th, 2010 8:29am EDT
Motley Crue
Rockers Motley Crue were labeled "clumsy slobs" by their early girlfriends because they were always covering up their cheating sex sessions with egg burritos.

Singer Vince Neil reveals he and his bandmates would rub Mexican food on their crotches to mask the smell of intercourse - so their girlfriends wouldn't suspect their boyfriends were cheating on them.

He tells Hustler magazine, "We were always f**king other chicks at the studio and backstage...We would take Tommy's (Lee) van to a restaurant called Noggles to buy these egg burritos and then rub them on our crotches to cover the smell...
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Rep Says Kat Von D 'Is Not Pregnant. That's Absolutely Absurd'

September 10th, 2010 8:10am EDT
Kat Von D
A representative for Kat Von D has shot down reports the celebrity tattoo artist is pregnant with new boyfriend Jesse James' baby.

The inked-up pair went public with their new romance last week, attending the opening of Von D's Wonderland gallery in Hollywood hand in hand and cooing about the union.

Von D, who split from rocker Nikki Sixx earlier this summer, confessed she was already "in love" with James after just weeks of dating.

Their red carpet appearance came under much scrutiny after Von D displayed a bulging stomach in her skin-tight dress - prompting speculation about a pregnanc...
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Slash Honored In L.A.

August 30th, 2010 2:30pm EDT
Slash
Former Guns N' Roses rocker Slash has credited his early years in Los Angeles with inspiring his music career - insisting he felt overwhelmed to have been honored by his adopted hometown at the Sunset Strip Music Festival last week.

The rocker moved from his native Britain to the U.S. when he was 11 years old and settled with his family in L.A. He was the subject of a tribute as the city's annual music event when it kicked off on Thursday, with stars including Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and Motorhead frontman Lemmy joining the salute to Slash. And the guitarist admits he was deeply moved by...
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Kat Von D Plans Singing Career

August 19th, 2010 9:59am EDT
Kat Von D
Tattooist to the stars Kat Von D is launching a career as a rocker.

The heavily-tattooed artist, who until recently was dating Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx, admits she has been taking voice lessons for the past year in a bid to hit the charts.

Von D, who once tattooed a rose on Lady Gaga's hip, says, "I've been writing my own music...and I'm putting together a band."

See more photos of Kat here!
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