Motley Crue Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

3rd December 2015

Tweet: "Packing for the last time I ever leave on tour with @MotleyCrue.Tomorrow mark's just 15 shows left... Gonna enjoy every moment..#RIPMotleyCrue". Rocker Nikki Sixx is starting to get sentimental as he prepares to bid farewell to his Motley Crue days. The band is on the last leg of a final tour, which will wrap up in Los Angeles on New Year's Eve (31Dec15).

11th August 2015

Quote: "I mean, The Who is cool and all but, guys, really? They’re playing half-full places with just two guys left in the band." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx takes aim at rockers The Who for rocking on in their 70s.

5th May 2015

Quote: "The day Motley Crue plays its last show, I will never play another Motley Crue song again...even if it's one I wrote." MOTLEY CRUE rocker Nikki Sixx is adamant the band's retirement at the end of the year (15) is for good.

6th April 2015

Fact: Motley Crue star Vince Neil's Las Vegas Outlaws will take on Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley's L.A. Kiss in an arena football showdown at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California this weekend (11Apr15). The two teams play in the West Division, and the new Outlaws have just recorded their shock first-ever win over the Arizona Rattlers, the three-time defending champions. L.A. Kiss won only three of 18 games last season (14).

28th January 2015

Tweet: "No way on earth the Pats can beat @Seahawks. If they do I'll play a song naked onstage and you don't wanna see that... #GoHawks." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx offers to perform naked if the New England Patriots beat his Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday (01Feb15).

27th August 2014

Quote: "That's from being married to Sharon. I'd be shaky, too. I'd be on f**king morphine every day." Motley Crue star Vince Neil is convinced Ozzy Osbourne's trembling hands are down to his fearsome wife Sharon.

18th August 2014

Quote: "It has been a little scary. The highest point is about 55 feet in the air. I have a little bit of poo-poo in my pants the first time that thing sends me upside down." Motley Crue star Tommy Lee is terrified by his rollercoaster drum solo which hurtles him around the venue at gigs.

29th April 2014

Fact: The song that will most likely serve as rockers Motley Crue's last new recording has a title - Mick Mars and bassist Nikki Sixx have revealed to Guitar World magazine that the half-finished track is called All Bad Things Must Come To An End.

29th October 2013

Tweet: "Once again, any rumors regarding a farewell tour due to my poor health is Bs. I am doing fine, my As has never kept me from touring. Thank all of you for knowing the truth... When I’m done touring, you’ll hear it from me.” Motley Crue star Mick Mars plays down bandmate Tommy Lee's claims suggesting the bassist's incurable ankylosing spondylitis, a type of chronic arthritis, is the real reason behind the band's final tour.

28th November 2012

Quote: "Yes, I put a ring on it... I never thought I would get married again. It was just something that I didn't think was in the cards (sic) for me, and this girl changed my mind." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx had ruled out settling down before meeting Courtney Bingham. The rocker popped the question to the model at a Caribbean resort over the Thanksgiving holiday (22Nov12).

13th November 2012

Fact: Kiss and Motley Crue are taking their joint tour to Australia next year (13) and they will bring veteran rockers Thin Lizzy with them. The tour kicks off in March (13) and will include stops in cities including Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

30th August 2012

Tweet: "Get well @eddievanhalen and back to shredding guitar soon." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx wishes the Van Halen frontman well after the ageing rocker underwent emergency surgery for a digestive disease.

24th July 2012

Tweet: "Remember when @TheVinceNeil used to light my boots on fire onstage? What the hell were we thinking?" Rocker Nikki Sixx can't believe some of the crazy stunts he and his Motley Crue bandmates have pulled over the years.

19th July 2012

Fact: Kiss will play a free show for more than 2,000 veterans in Bristow, Virginia on Thursday night (19Jul12). The gig comes one day before the band is due to kick off a massive U.S. tour with Motley Crue.

11th December 2011

Fact: Rockers Motley Crue presented bassist Nikki Sixx with a birthday cake shaped as a Nikon camera on Sunday (11Dec11) to celebrate the avid photographer turning 53.

1st December 2011

Tweet: "Sum 41 as Metal? Coldplay and Wilco as rock? Am I the only one confused by this years Grammy nominations?" Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx doesn't agree with some of the contenders nominated in the rock categories for the 2012 awards.

4th July 2011

Tweet: "10 years sober, Motley Crue tour is killing it on tour and Sixx Am (band) has a number one hit... F**king Grateful... P**sing double smiley faces..." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is enjoying life 10 years after giving up alcohol.

14th June 2011

Quote: "I put one of those pedometers on my ankle one day because I was (wondering) after a 90-minute or two-hour show what this equated to if I was jogging. I took the thing off after a show, and it said 13 miles. So if there are any toxins in my body prior to the show, it's safe to say they are gone after the set." Motley Crue star Tommy Lee's energetic stage shows keep him fit.

8th April 2011

Quote: "I totally get it, man... she's very talented; she plays crazy piano and sings her a** off... There's a girl I would love to do something with one day, man; it'd be really cool. We would probably come up with some sick s**t." Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee wants to work with Lady GaGa.

3rd March 2011

Fact: Rocker Rob Zombie has signed on to direct the movie adaptation of Motley Crue's 2002 memoir The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band.

23rd November 2010

Fact: Vince Neil failed to impress with his debut in new U.S. reality TV contest SKATING WITH THE STARS - the Motley Crue frontman came last with just 28 out of 60 points from the judges on Monday night (22Nov10). However, none of the contestants - including actor Sean Young - will be eliminated from the show until next week's (beg29Nov10) episode.

4th August 2009

Quote: "The more you talk about it, the bigger it gets. The hard part was telling my wife when it came out! Breaking that to her was tricky. There was a lot of wine involved." Motley Crue singer Vince Neil struggled to tell his wife about a leaked sex tape featuring him with two girls.

23rd July 2009

Fact: Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil had an embarrassing moment during the band's show in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday night (21Jul09). The singer slipped and fell during their performance of Dr. Feelgood. Security guards rushed to help the star to his feet, but Neil was unfazed by the tumble and was able to get up and carry on singing.

24th May 2009

Quote: "I like boys who look like girls. All my boyfriends look like Nikki Sixx, amazing." Pop sensation Lady GaGa loves the feminine features of the Motley Crue star.

17th March 2009

Quote: "When the economy goes to s**t, entertainment is the one steady. That and alcohol." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx, announcing the group's summer (09) Crue Fest 2 tour.

11th February 2009

Quote: "We were up for our third Grammy this last week and didn't win again, but I have to say that The Mars Volta, who did win, is one of my fave bands and they do deserve it, 100 per cent, so congrats from me to them." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is a gracious loser.

7th February 2009

Quote: "I don't regret it. I'm not an advice giver, but I do have opinions. You have to give them all the info and hope they make the right decisions. Forcing it on them is a mistake. It will only make them rebel. I tell them, 'I'd hate to see you make the same mistakes I did.'" Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx is honest with his children about his hell raising past.

6th February 2009

Quote: "I do everything and anything to not be a rock star and just be an artist. I focus on artistry. I'm just another cat who plays some pieces of metal on a piece of wood." Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx just wants to be taken seriously.

8th July 2008

Quote: "I hate the new Madonna record. When you hit 40 and you're trying to squeeze into those Forever 21 jeans, I don't care how good of shape you're in, you're officially a cougar (middle-aged woman prowling for a toyboy lover)." Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx insists Madonna should act her age.

7th July 2008

Quote: "I quit drugs, smoking and drinking, so I'm basically a f**king monk now. I don't even like my coffee that hot." Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx insists he's nothing like the wildman he once was.

7th July 2008

Quote: "If they bled me, they'd just get coffee. I don't eat that much. Usually like a piece of string cheese or something for lunch." Motley Crue star MICK MARS on his main vice.

3rd July 2008

Quote: "At the end of the day, we're just like a couple of old ladies with a tight bra." Rocker Tommy Lee on his relationship with Motley Crue bandmate Nikki Sixx.

22nd June 2008

Quote: "We're more pop than anything." Motley Crue singer Vince Neil shrugs off the band's rock image.

21st June 2008

Quote: "We had a lot of cockroaches in our (Motley Crue) apartment. And we would take hairspray and a lighter and cook them." Rocker Tommy Lee took an alternative approach to getting rid of bugs in his home.

10th May 2008

Fact: Rocker Nikki Sixx's tattoo artist girlfriend Kat Von D is so serious about her romance with the Motley Crue star she has had her ex-husband's portrait removed from her thigh.

16th April 2008

Fact: Rockers Motley Crue will become the first band to release a new single through videogame ROCK BAND when SAINTS OF LOS ANGELES becomes available on the Xbox Live Marketplace and Playstation Store later this week (beg14Apr08).

25th August 2007

Quote: "Dire Straits' MONEY FOR NOTHING was about Motley Crue - `Money for nothing and the chicks for free... That little faggot got his own jet airplane.' They were in a store that sells televisions, and there was a row of TVs all playing Motley Crue - and that's where it came from. Isn't that great?" Nikki Sixx is flattered by Dire Straits' odd tribute to his band.

20th December 2006

Fact: Movie star Val Kilmer is adding to his resume of real-life film characters after signing on to play beloved US writer MARK TWAIN in a new movie. Kilmer has portrayed Jim Morrison, porn star JOHN HOLMES and DOC HOLLIDAY on the big screen and he's also reported to be playing rocker David Lee Roth in upcoming Motley Crue biopic THE DIRT.

24th September 2006

Fact: Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has teamed up with St John fashion boss KELLY GRAY to design a new range of high-end men's clothing, called Royal Underground.

19th July 2006

Fact: Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee has created a new fashion line, PLFor TL, based on his tattoos. The denim and T-shirt line is a joint venture with Los Angeles fashion firm People's Liberation.

16th June 2006

Quote: "I went out and wrote a cheque for a Ferrari that I didn't even know I wanted." Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil on how he spent his first big money payday.

28th March 2006

Fact: Reformed rockers Motley Crue are in negotiations to join the ROLLING STONES' A Bigger Bang tour in Europe this summer (06).

23rd January 2006

Fact: <p>Motley Crue's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be the famous landmark's 2,301st. The group will gather to unveil their pavement honour outside the Musician's Institute on Wednesday (25JAN06). </p>

22nd December 2005

Fact: <p>Pamela Anderson treated rock fans to a festive pole dance when she performed on stage during ex-husband Tommy Lee's Motley Crue festive show at the Key Club in Los Angeles on Monday night (19DEC05) dressed in a sexy Santa suit. </p>

16th November 2005

Fact: <p>Rocker Tommy Lee is set to return to the university where he filmed reality show TOMMY LEE GOES TO COLLEGE thanks to new Motley Crue dates. The drummer and his reformed band will perform at Nebraska's Pershing Auditorium next March (06). </p>

14th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm also into tropical fish... but all that means is I like to have sex in a pond in the garden, with the fish swimming around. It's 'cos the fish come up and suck on you." Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee reveals his unusual sexual preferences. </p>

28th September 2005

Fact: <p>Limp Bizkit have recorded an untitled 'mash-up' of VERVE's Bittersweet Symphony and Motley Crue's HOME SWEET HOME for their upcoming GREATEST HITS CD. </p>

1st September 2005

Quote: <p>"Watching NIKKI (SIXX) OD and die for a few minutes." Tommy Lee reveals what he is most looking forward to seeing in the upcoming Motley Crue movie, based on the group's autobiography THE DIRT. </p>

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