Mötley Crüe
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Id N’ Ego Killed the Pop Metal Star... and the Alternative Rocker, Too
28 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

Grunge didn't kill pop metal, it merely succeeded it as the genre of choice as part of a logical progression. To understand the emergence of alt-rock, we need to examine why the tide turned against a wave of music that had once been so popular.

Revisionist History: Hair Metal’s Proto-Punk Roots
18 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

There might not seem to be any rhyme or reason for pairing Mötley Crüe and Poison with the New York Dolls, but appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the self-proclaimed "tour of the summer".


Mötley Crüe: Saints of Los Angeles
25 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

Older, wiser, but just as Mötley as ever.

Mötley Crüe: Saints of Los Angeles
31 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

More songs about being totally bad-ass by a bunch of guys who used to be pretty bad-ass themselves.


Blood and Thunder: Turning Blasphemy Into Fun
25 Jun 2015 // 3:30 AM

A recent gig by Black Breath and Goatwhore highlighted one of metal's most endearing qualities: how profane blasphemy can generate a feeling of positivity.

All Bad Things Must Be Listed: The 10 Best Mötley Crüe Songs
2 Jul 2014 // 3:00 AM

Just as Mötley Crüe kickstarts its legally-binding farewell tour, Sound Affects runs down the best songs by the kings of '80s Sunset Strip metal.


Mötley Crüe Is in the Home Stretch of Its Final Tour
10 Aug 2015 // 5:28 AM

Mötley Crüe is kicking off the last stretch of the final tour of its career, an 18-month global farewell that will culminate at the end of the year with three shows at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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