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Mötley Crüe: Decadence and Self-Destruction

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Mötley Crüe is a heavy metal band that was formed in Los Angeles in 1981. The current members of this band are: Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitar), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums). The former members of Mötley Crüe are: John Corabi (vocals from 1992 to 1996), Randy Castillo (drums from 1999 to 2002), Samantha Maloney (drums, 2000, [only on tour]) and Jarrad Russell (drums and vocals from 1999 to 2000 [only on tour]). Mötley Crüe released a single called “Stick to Your Guns/Toast of the Town” on Leathür Records, their own record label. In November, 1981, this band released their debut album Too Fast for Love, which sold 20,000 copies. On September 23, 1989, Mötley Crüe released Dr. Feelgood, their only #1 album.

In the 1990’s, Tommy Lee married Playboy playmate and television actress Pamela Anderson, Nikki Sixx married Playboy playmate Donna D’Errico and Vince Neil married model Heidi Mark. Only Nikki and Donna remain married. In 1998, this band performed at Raw Is War (WWE Raw). After their break-up, the four original members of  Mötley Crüe announced that they would have a reunion tour, starting in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 14, 2005. This band has inspired artists such as Moby, Green Day, Marilyn Manson and Simple Plan. Tommy Lee was the most influential drummer of the 1980’s. Some songs of this band are: “Shout At The Devil”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, “Dr. Feelgood”, “Without You”, “Primal Scream”, “Afraid”, “Beauty”, “If I Die Tomorrow” and “Sick Love Song".

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