The Saints of Los Angeles Tour was a 2009 tour by the American hard rock band Mötley Crüe. The support acts for the tour were Hinder, Theory of a Deadman and The Last Vegas. The tour covered North America with two Canadian dates, and covered locations that 2008's Crüe Fest missed.
Mötley Crüe is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead singer Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars. Mötley Crüe has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including 25 million albums in the United States, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.
Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by lead singer Austin Winkler, guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey, and drummer Cody Hanson. The band released four studio albums with Winkler; Extreme Behavior (2005), Take It to the Limit (2008), All American Nightmare (2010) and Welcome to the Freakshow (2012). After Winkler left the band in 2013, they looked for a new lead vocalist, and added Marshal Dutton. They have since released: When The Smoke Clears (2015) and The Reign (2017) with their new vocalist. Their seventh studio album is expected in 2019, with the lead single "Halo". The band was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian rock band from Delta, British Columbia. Formed in 2001, the band is currently signed to Roadrunner Records as well as 604 Records. The band also includes traits of other music styles, such as country and acoustic, as well as their post-grunge and alternative rock base. They have had eight top 10 hits on the US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, including three No. 1 hits, "Bad Girlfriend", "Lowlife" and "Rx (Medicate)".
|October 3, 2008||Guadalajara||Mexico||Arena VFG||Mötley Crüe only|
|October 5, 2008||Mexico City||Palacio de los Deportes|
|October 7, 2008||Monterrey||Monterrey Arena|
|October 11, 2008||Buenos Aires||Argentina||Club Ciudad de Buenos Aires||Festival|
|October 14, 2008||Los Angeles||United States||Hollywood Palladium||Mötley Crüe only|
|January 31, 2009||Indio, California||Fantasy Springs Casino|
|February 2, 2009||San Diego, California||Cox Arena||All acts performing|
|February 4, 2009||Reno, Nevada||Reno Events Center|
|February 6, 2009||Paradise, Nevada||The Joint||Mötley Crüe and The Last Vegas only|
|February 7, 2009|
|February 10, 2009||Omaha, Nebraska||Qwest Center Omaha||All acts performing|
|February 11, 2009||Moline, Illinois||iWireless Center|
|February 13, 2009||Grand Rapids, Michigan||Van Andel Arena|
|February 14, 2009||Madison, Wisconsin||Alliant Energy Center|
|February 15, 2009||Rockford, Illinois||Rockford Metro Center|
|February 17, 2009||Des Moines, Iowa||Wells Fargo Arena|
|February 18, 2009||Saint Paul, Minnesota||Xcel Energy Center|
|February 19, 2009||Green Bay, Wisconsin||Resch Center|
|February 21, 2009||Nashville, Tennessee||Sommet Center|
|February 22, 2009||Birmingham, Alabama||BJCC Arena|
|February 25, 2009||Greenville, South Carolina||BI-LO Center|
|February 27, 2009||Lafayette, Louisiana||Cajundome|
|February 28, 2009||New Orleans||New Orleans Arena|
|March 3, 2009||Hollywood, Florida||Hard Rock Casino||Mötley Crüe and The Last Vegas only|
|March 4, 2009||Orlando, Florida||UCF Arena||All acts performing|
|March 6, 2009||Atlantic City, New Jersey||Borgata Events Center|
|March 7, 2009||Erie, Pennsylvania||Erie Civic Center|
|March 8, 2009||Hershey, Pennsylvania||Giant Center|
|March 10, 2009||Ottawa||Canada||Scotiabank Place|
|March 11, 2009||Hamilton, Ontario||Copps Coliseum|
|March 13, 2009||Uncasville, Connecticut||United States||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|March 14, 2009||Baltimore||1st Mariner Arena|
|March 16, 2009||New York City||Madison Square Garden|
|March 17, 2009||Manchester, New Hampshire||Verizon Wireless Arena|
|March 18, 2009||Portland, Maine||Cumberland County Civic Center|
|June 2, 2009||Moscow||Russia||B1 Maximum Club|
|June 4, 2009||Saint Petersburg||Ice Palace Saint Petersburg|
|June 6, 2009||Tampere||Finland||Sauna Open Air|
|June 8, 2009||Bergen||Norway||Bergenshallen|
|June 10, 2009||Copenhagen||Denmark||K.B. Hallen|
|June 12, 2009||Castle Donington||England||Download Festival|
|June 14, 2009||Munich||Germany||Zenith|
|June 15, 2009||Stuttgart||Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle|
|June 16, 2009||Berlin||Columbiahalle|
|June 17, 2009||Prague||Czech Republic||O2 Arena|
|June 19, 2009||Clisson||France||Hellfest|
|June 20, 2009||Bilbao||Spain||KobetaoSonik|
|June 22, 2009||Wettingen||Switzerland||Sportzentrum Tägerhard|
|June 23, 2009||Cologne||Germany||Palladium|
|June 25, 2009||Borlänge||Sweden||Peace and Love Festival|
|June 26, 2009||Dessel||Belgium||Graspop Metal Meeting|
|June 27, 2009||Monza||Italy||Gods of Metal|
|July 1, 2009||Kavarna||Bulgaria||Kavarna Stadium|
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.
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 and producer and vocalist James Michael and guitarist DJ Ashba.
Dr. Feelgood is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 1, 1989. Dr. Feelgood topped the Billboard 200 chart and was the first album Mötley Crüe recorded after their quest for sobriety and rehabilitation in 1989. In addition to being Mötley Crüe's best selling album, it is highly regarded by music critics and fans as the band's best studio album. It is the band's last album to be recorded with lead singer Vince Neil until the 1997 album Generation Swine.
Vincent Neil Wharton is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
New Tattoo is the eighth studio album by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe released in 2000. Artistically, New Tattoo shows the band returning to the earlier musical style that gave them commercial success in the 1980s and early 1990s. This is the only album by the band not to feature drummer Tommy Lee, who left the band a year before, and was replaced by former Ozzy Osbourne drummer Randy Castillo on the album. The songs "Hell on High Heels", which charted at number 13 on the Mainstream rock charts, "New Tattoo" and "Treat Me Like the Dog I Am" were released as singles for the album. The album artwork was inspired by the cover of Bruce Dickinson's album Tattooed Millionaire, whose title track is said to be about Dickinson's wife cheating on him with bassist Nikki Sixx, as revealed in Mötley Crüe's biography The Dirt.
BulletBoys is an American heavy metal group. The band was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1986. The group's original lineup was composed of former Ratt and Kagny and the Dirty Rats guitarist/King Kobra lead vocalist Marq Torien (vocals), former King Kobra guitarist Mick Sweda, Lonnie Vencent (bass) and Jimmy D'Anda. The group released two successful albums and had a number of singles featured on MTV between 1988 and 1991. From the 1990s onward, the group went through numerous lineup changes, with the exception of Torien who remained the only consistent member, which featured musicians such as Steven Adler, Jason Hook and DJ Ashba. The original band reunited for one show in December 2011.
Brides of Destruction was a short-lived American hard rock supergroup from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2002. The band's last lineup consisted of singer London LeGrand (vocals), Tracii Guns and Scot Coogan. Previous members of the band were Nikki Sixx (bass), Kris Kohls (drums), Adam Hamilton (keyboard), John Corabi, Scott Sorry (bass) and Ginger.
Decade of Decadence is a greatest hits compilation album by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on October 19, 1991. It peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It was the band's sixth album overall and the first of many greatest hits compilations. Its album cover references The Rolling Stones' album Exile on Main Street.
Greatest Hits is the second compilation album by American heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe. It was released on November 14, 1998 on Mötley/Hip-O.
Street Drum Corps is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 2004 by Bobby Alt, of S.T.U.N. and Faculty X; Adam Alt, of Circus Minor; and Frank Zummo, of TheStart. To date the group have released four albums and have been part of tours such as Van's Warped Tour, Taste of Chaos, Thirty Seconds to Mars's Into the Wild Tour and Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution.
The discography of Mötley Crüe, a heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, consists of nine studio albums, two live albums, three EPs, six compilation albums, three box sets, nine DVD, 30 singles, and 31 music videos.
Saints of Los Angeles is the ninth studio album by the American glam metal band Mötley Crüe, released on June 24, 2008. It was the first full-length studio album with the band's original lineup since 1997's Generation Swine, following the return of long-time drummer Tommy Lee, and their final one before their three-year hiatus from 2015 to 2018.
Crüe Fest was a summer 2008 tour by Mötley Crüe, which commenced on July 1, 2008 and concluded on August 31, 2008. It featured Mötley Crüe themselves, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M., and Trapt. Crüe Fest was said to be "the Loudest Show on Earth". The tour earned around $40 million and was the most successful, most popular festival of the summer.
The Dr. Feelgood World Tour was a concert tour by the American hard rock band Mötley Crüe that ran from 1989 to 1990 to support the Dr. Feelgood album. The massive tour was highly successful.
Crüe Fest 2 was the second year of the Crüe Fest touring festival, created and headlined by Mötley Crüe. The tour took place over the summer of 2009, and was in the same vein as the first Crüe Fest.
The Tour was a co-headlining summer tour between American hard rock and heavy metal bands Kiss and Mötley Crüe. The tour, described as "Elvis on steroids" by Paul Stanley, was announced on March 20 and started on July 20, 2012 in Bristow, Virginia. At first, 40 dates were announced while the August 5 concert at AT&T Center and the August 1 concert at KFC Yum! Center were subsequently added. "The Tour" was listed by the Rolling Stone as one of "The Ten Hottest Summer Package Tours of 2012". The Treatment was the opening act for all shows.
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.
The Final Tour was a concert tour by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It had been announced as the band's final tour. Alice Cooper was announced as the opening act for the tour. The first leg of the tour began on July 2, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and concluded on November 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. The band further announced more dates for the second and final leg of the tour, which started February 11, 2015 in Kobe, Japan, and ended with three concerts at Staples Center in the band's hometown of Los Angeles on December 28, 30 and 31, 2015. The Tour was kicked off by a drum solo by Producer Joe of the FreeBeer & Hotwings show.
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