|Released||September 10, 1994|
|Mötley Crüe chronology|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||6/10|
Quaternary is an EP by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1994 on Elektra.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.
Mötley Crüe is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, lead singer Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars. Mötley Crüe has sold 100 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.
The EP, which was initially going to be titled Leftovers, was made available as a mail-in offer for purchasers of the self-titled 1994 album in a limited quantity of 20,000 copies. The EP features one song from each member of the band ("Planet Boom" by Tommy Lee, "Bittersuite" by Mick Mars, "Father" by Nikki Sixx, and "Friends" by John Corabi), along with the song "Babykills" which is performed by the entire band.It is also the last Mötley Crüe release to feature singer John Corabi.
Mötley Crüe is the sixth studio album by American hard rock band Mötley Crüe. It was released on March 15, 1994, and is the only album that does not feature lead singer Vince Neil, who had departed from the band in 1992. Neil was replaced by former The Scream vocalist John Corabi on the album. It is also their last to be produced by Bob Rock.
Thomas Lee Bass is an American musician and founding member of Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects.
Robert Alan Deal, known professionally as Mick Mars, is an American musician and lead guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
This release has since gone out of print. Songs 1-3 and 7 were reissued on the Supersonic and Demonic Relics compilation in 1999. Songs 1-2 were featured on the Red, White & Crüe compilation in 2005, and all the tracks were made available on the Music to Crash Your Car to: Vol. 2 box set in 2004.
An out of print (OOP) item or work, such as a book, is something that is no longer being published. The term applies to all types printed matter, visual media, sound recordings, and video recordings.
Supersonic and Demonic Relics is a compilation album by Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1999 on Mötley Records. The album is a collection of unreleased tracks as well as rare material, including songs from the limited edition Quaternary EP, Decade of Decadence, demos, and live tunes.
Red, White & Crüe is an anthology album by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on February 1, 2005 by Mötley Records and charted at number 6 on The Billboard 200. To coincide with the album's release, the band reunited with drummer Tommy Lee, who left the band in 1999. Bassist Nikki Sixx commented on the band's reunion, comparing it to "seeing Mike Tyson fight. He probably won’t bite anyone’s ear off — but you’re there in case he does."
The rap metal-influenced "Planet Boom" was later released on the soundtrack for Tommy Lee's then-wife Pamela Anderson's movie Barb Wire . However, the song was credited to Tommy Lee only, and the title was changed to "Welcome to Planet Boom". A video was also released for the song around the same time as the movie's release.
Rap metal is a subgenre of rap rock and alternative metal music which combines hip hop with heavy metal. It usually consists of heavy metal guitar riffs, funk metal elements, rapped vocals and sometimes turntables.
Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress and model. Anderson is best known for her appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and V.I.P..
Barb Wire is a 1996 American science fiction action film based on the Dark Horse comic book series of the same name. It stars Pamela Anderson in the titular role, alongside Temuera Morrison, Victoria Rowell, Xander Berkeley, Udo Kier and Steve Railsback. Brad Wyman produced, and David Hogan directed from a screenplay by Chuck Pfarrer and Ilene Chaiken.
|1.||"Planet Boom"||Tommy Lee||Lee & Rock||3:49|
|2.||"Bittersuite" (Instrumental)||Mick Mars||Mars & Rock||3:17|
|3.||"Father"||Nikki Sixx||Sixx & Rock||3:58|
|4.||"Friends"||John Corabi||Corabi & Rock||2:28|
|5.||"Babykills"||Corabi, Lee, Mars, Sixx||Bob Rock||5:23|
|Japanese bonus tracks|
|6.||"10.000 Miles Away"||Corabi, Lee, Mars, Sixx||Bob Rock||6:20|
|7.||"Hooligan's Holiday (Extended Holiday Version)"||Corabi, Lee, Mars, Sixx||Bob Rock||11:07|
|8.||"Hammered (Demo)"||Corabi, Lee, Mars, Sixx||Bob Rock||4:39|
|9.||"Livin' in the No (Demo)"||Corabi, Lee, Mars, Sixx||Bob Rock||4:26|
John Corabi is an American hard rock singer and guitarist. He was the frontman of Mötley Crüe between 1994 and 1996 during founder member Vince Neil's hiatus from the band. Corabi left the band he founded in 1989, The Scream, to join Mötley Crüe.
Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe. Prior to forming Mötley Crüe, Sixx was a member of Sister before going on to form London with his Sister bandmate Lizzie Grey. In 2000 he formed side project group 58 with Dave Darling, Steve Gibb and Bucket Baker issuing one album, titled Diet for a New America, the same year while in 2002 he formed the hard rock supergroup Brides of Destruction with L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns. Formed in 2006, initially to record an audio accompaniment to Sixx's autobiography The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star, his side band Sixx:A.M. features songwriter, producer, and vocalist James Michael and guitarist DJ Ashba.
Shout at the Devil is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983. It was the band's breakthrough album, establishing Mötley Crüe as one of the top selling heavy metal acts of the 1980s. The singles "Looks That Kill" and "Too Young to Fall in Love" were moderate hits for the band.
Generation Swine is the seventh studio album by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on June 24, 1997. The album marks the return of lead singer Vince Neil following his last appearance on 1989's Dr. Feelgood and the last to feature drummer Tommy Lee until the 2008 album Saints of Los Angeles. It is also the band's last album to be released on Elektra Records.
"Looks That Kill" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1983, on the group's second album Shout at the Devil.
"Hooligan's Holiday" is a song by American heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe, released on their 1994 eponymous album. The lyrics to the song were written by vocalist/rhythm guitarist John Corabi and bassist Nikki Sixx, while the music was written by Corabi, Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars.
"Misunderstood" is a power ballad by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on their 1994 eponymous album. The lyrics were written by vocalist/guitarist John Corabi and bassist Nikki Sixx, while the music was written by Corabi, Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars. The song charted at number 24 on the Mainstream rock charts.
"If I Die Tomorrow" is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe released on their 2005 compilation album Red, White & Crüe. The song was one of the new songs recorded by Mötley Crüe for the album and the single charted at number 4 on the Mainstream rock charts. It is the first single since "Beauty", to feature drummer Tommy Lee.
"Sick Love Song" is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on their 2005 compilation album, Red, White & Crüe. Written by bassist Nikki Sixx and collaborator James Michael, "Sick Love Song" was one of the few new tracks the band recorded specifically for the album and the song charted at number 22 on the Mainstream Rock chart.
"Dr. Feelgood" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released as the lead single from their fifth studio album of the same name.
"Too Young to Fall in Love" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was originally released on their 1983 album Shout at the Devil.
"Live Wire" is the debut single by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released on their 1981 debut album Too Fast for Love.
"Without You" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was originally released on their 1989 album, Dr. Feelgood.
"Don't Go Away Mad " is a song by Mötley Crüe. It is the tenth track from their 1989 album Dr. Feelgood and was released as the album's fourth single in May 1990. It peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #13 on the Mainstream rock charts.
"Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)" is a song by Mötley Crüe from their 1989 album Dr. Feelgood. Released in 1990 as the album's fifth single, it peaked at #78 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #34 on the Mainstream rock charts. According to VH1 Classic All-Time Top 10, the song is about lesbianism.
Sex is a song by American rock band Mötley Crüe. It was originally thought to be the first single from their intended tenth studio album, but was disproved when bassist Nikki Sixx announced that there would not be another studio album before the end of their final tour.
The North American Tour was a concert tour by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The tour originally only had plans to run through Canada and was described as the band's biggest Canadian tour ever as their previous Canadian tours were up to 5 shows. The opening act for most of the tour was Big Wreck. On May 4, 2013 in Estevan, Saskatchewan, lead guitarist Mick Mars, who already suffers from Ankylosing spondylitis, got knocked down by a fan who was going after lead vocalist Vince Neil, causing the other band members to get upset towards the fan who was tackled to the ground on-stage by security, and even violent in bass guitarist Nikki Sixx's case as he kicked the fan while he was lying on the ground. The band left the stage and announced to the audience that it was uncertain if they would return to finish the concert, but a few moments later they did however come back on-stage and play the remaining songs on their setlist. Eleven dates in the U.S. were later added to the tour.
"All Bad Things" is a song by American band Mötley Crüe, released as a single in January 2015. Their last recording before their hiatus from 2015-2018, the song is a heavy metal track with a more dark sound than many of their others. Its lyrics concern the Crüe's then impending cessation, and its intro features Nikki Sixx stating that the band "would rather just break up than be bland".