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Mötley Crüe Is in the Home Stretch of Its Final Tour

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.

Josh Rottenberg
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Super Bowl XLVI: Did This Year’s Show Live Up to the Hype?

Arguably the biggest sporting event of the year (sorry, Olympics!), the Super Bowl telecast is usually the highest-rated program of the year. Did this year’s show live up to the hype?

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Id N’ Ego Killed the Pop Metal Star... and the Alternative Rocker, Too

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.

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Revisionist History: Hair Metal's Proto-Punk Roots

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".

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Mötley Crüe: 1 July 2011 - Tinley Park, IL

Thirty years later, Motley Crüe “Kickstart” the “Same Ol Situation”.

Selena Fragassi
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Papa Roach: Time for Annihilation…On the Record and on the Road

On their first live album, Papa Roach sticks it to their former label and nearly captures the full-blown intensity of their live show with an added bonus of five new studio tracks.

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Crüe Fest 2: 19 August 2009 - Holmdel, NJ

Undeterred by the sweltering heat -- the kind that forms a sweat-'stache on your upper lip within milliseconds of being exposed to its nuclear-level humidity -- roughly ten thousand rock fans turned out to Holmdel, NJ's PNC Bank Arts Center Amphitheatre to catch Crüe Fest 2.

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Hella Nation by Evan Wright

Wright’s gift is his ability to trace a story through time and weave together a piece that is chilling in both subtlety and revelation.

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Mötley Crüe: Saints of Los Angeles

Older, wiser, but just as Mötley as ever.

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Crüefest 2008

Crüefest 2008 is a long day of big noise and metal magnificence that provides concert goers an attractive return on their investment.

Adam Williams
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Mötley Crüe: Saints of Los Angeles

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

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Motley Crue

The Motley freak show continued, stopping in Atlantic City for a pair of small venue gigs. And me with three Crue concerts in six days... Gee, you think I'm having fun yet?

Adam Williams
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Mötley Crüe

How wrong they were...

Adam Williams
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Mötley Crüe

I still haven't figured it out...

Lou Friedman
Music

Mötley Crüe: Red, White & Crüe

Yet another repetitive greatest hits package? What is this, the Crüe or the Who?"

Adam Williams

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