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