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A Hair Nation United: How Glam Metal Has Thrived Past The 1980s

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 10.24.2016 | Entertainment
Michael A. Moodian

Eddie Trunk is one of American hard rock radio's most recognized voices. The New Jersey native, an industry veteran for decades, launched the country'...

Nikki Sixx: 'Conceptually I Should Just Go Home and Get Fat'

FaceCulture | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

With a spectacular New Years Eve show in Los Angeles the iconic glam rockers from Mötley Crüe said their final goodbyes to the band that brought the...

Former Guns N' Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba Discusses Juggling His Passion and Entrepreneurship

Nancy Laws | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment
Nancy Laws

Although DJ Ashba no longer plays with Guns N' Roses, he has by no means walked away from his passion. Instead partnered with Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)...

Saying Goodbye To Motley Crue After 34 Awesome Years

Jill Robbins | Posted 02.28.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

If I had to give you a list of my favorite badass '80s metal bands, Mötley Crüe would be number one. I'd seen them live twice. Man, I miss the late '80s and early '90s when rockers with crazy long hair and leopard print spandex tights were cool. All bad things must come to an end.

Shock and Aww, Man!: Mötley Crüe Goes Out With a (Near-Fatal) Bang

Glen Tibaldeo | Posted 09.11.2016 | Entertainment
Glen Tibaldeo

Mötley Crüe is closing out its 34 years with spectacular performances despite every effort to cremate themselves and their fans. The Miami show was pure, unadulterated Crüe, this time with an investment in pyro-mayhem sure to worsen the average scientist's climate change forecast.

How Much of a Man Are You? '80s Hair Metal Explains It All

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 07.14.2016 | Comedy
Laura Lifshitz

These days men can't just be stone-crushing, elephant-lifting, six-pack having babe magnets. Now you have to have an amazing job, 401K, be a great father, and manscape. It's not easy anymore. The days of good looks and pure muscle strength are over, boys.

On Rachel Rampleman's Girls Girls Girls

Vanessa Albury | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Vanessa Albury

Rachel Rampleman introduced me to the NYC-based, all-ladies Mötley Crüe tribute band, Girls Girls Girls one Saturday night in early 2014 during a visit to her Brooklyn studio. The band was getting ready to play their last show and I was invited to witness the final act.

On The Road Again: Summer Travels

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Our collection is brimming with travel shots -- artists from Boston to U2 going places. Planes, trains and automobiles -- not to mention motorcycles and sailboats.

Tommy Lee Teams Up With Smashing Pumpkins

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

The Smashing Pumpkins are set to release two albums in 2015, "Monuments to an Elegy" and "Day for Night." The former will be the first to make its deb...

Vince Neil Hospitalized

Posted 03.11.2013 | Celebrity

Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil was rushed to the hospital today (March 10), his bandmates revealed on Twitter. Neil, 52, fell ill with suspected ...

LOOK: Fire, Blood And A Metal Show

Posted 07.30.2012 | Miami

Rock legends KISS and Mötley Crüe hit the stage Friday night at West Palm Beach's Cruzan Amphitheatre in an amalgamation of smoke, blood, and -- of ...

Kiss, Motley Crue Donate $250,000 To Hiring Our Heroes Program

ETOnline.com | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

Legendary rock bands KISS and Motley Crue teamed up to help U.S. military veterans win the battle against unemployment, giving a $250,000 donation to ...

Rock Hit Maker Shares His Plan B

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

For Tom Werman, producing is producing, whether it's a multi-platinum album by Mötley Crue or a "Tomelette" -- Werman's signature breakfast treat at Stonover Farm, the popular New England Bed & Breakfast he runs with his wife Suky.

Why I Hate the Music in Rock of Ages

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

How can I enjoy this movie -- when I have such disdain for so much of its music? And yet I did. I had a lot more fun watching Rock of Ages than I expected to; I also resented how much I enjoyed it, as a light, funny spoof of a bygone era.

Behind the Metal: Motley Crue Hangin' Backstage

Network Awesome | Posted 06.26.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Metal music is all about persona. Why else would the unmasking of KISS have been such a big deal? How else would GWAR exist?

(R)evolution in Rock: The Art Takes Los Angeles by Storm

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Such scrappy behavior -- hopeful, yet realist in a "turning world" -- is what propels this Down Under band over the precarious tightrope navigating the middle ground between dreams and nightmares on their journey to define a rock 'n' roll (r)evolution in the 21st century.

Gene Simmons: We're Tired Of Dancers & Karaoke Tapes

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.22.2012 | Black Voices

We're sick and tired of girls getting up there with dancers and karaoke tapes in back of them. The guys you see [here] on stage are playing their inst...

KISS & Motley Crue Announce Tour, Promise 'No Fake Bull***t'

Posted 03.22.2012 | Entertainment

Iconic rock bands KISS and Motley Crue announced their 40-date North American summer 2012 tour on Tuesday -- conveniently titled "The Tour" -- but the...

Motley Crue Bassist Talks Life On The Road

Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel

Nikki Sixx is talking about life on the road as he drives through the canyons just outside of Los Angeles toward wherever rock stars go at 9:30 in the...

Christmas Meets Politics: Chatting With Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French and The Mavericks' Raul Malo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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LA Weekend Agenda: Mexican Wrestling, Rock 'n' Roll & Topless In Venice

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.18.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend includes a topless parade and a Mötley Crue show on the Sunset Strip. Incredibly, these are two separate events. Take a ride on the wild...

Sex, Drugs And Rock And Roll: 15 Raunchiest Rock Star Memoirs

Joe Tacopino | Posted 05.31.2011 | Books
Joe Tacopino

Rock history is littered with juicy memoirs from its most distinguished and deviant sages. From overdoses and groupies to the social upheaval of race relations in America, the tome of rock tell-alls paint a portrait that can serve as a backdrop for our national conscience.

Most Awkward Christmas Ever?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Well this might be awkward. Denise Richards is caught between two bad boys: ex-husband Charlie Sheen and current beau, Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx...

KCRW Presents: Girls, Girls, Girls

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

We are coming to you live from Crazy Girls strip club in Hollywood. Our listeners can enjoy the experience of a gentleman's club without ever having to leave the comfort of their Prius.

A Filmmaker's Sacrifices To Make His Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With his movie finally in theaters, writer-director Jake Goldberger can look back at the struggle to make his film, Don McKay, and laugh - a little. ...