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|Single by Mötley Crüe|
|Released||July 17, 2012|
|Songwriter(s)|| Nikki Sixx |
|Mötley Crüe singles chronology|
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.Although it could not ruled out as the band reunited in 2018 and started releasing new material.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily from the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly from a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.
Mötley Crüe is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil. Mötley Crüe has sold 100 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. They have also achieved seven platinum or multi-platinum certifications, nine Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, twenty-two Top 40 mainstream rock hits, and six Top 20 pop singles. The band had experienced several short term lineup changes in the 1990s and 2000s that included vocalist John Corabi and drummers Randy Castillo and Samantha Maloney, both of whom filled in for Lee during his split from the band from 1999 to 2004.
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.
Vincent Neil Wharton is an American musician. He is best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe which he co-founded in 1981, but he has also released three albums as a solo artist. He is known for his turbulent personal life which has led to multiple arrests and convictions, including one for vehicular manslaughter.
Robert Alan Deal, known professionally as Mick Mars, is an American musician, lead guitarist and co-founder of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. He is known for his aggressive, melodic solos and bluesy riffs.
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.
James Andrew Michael is an American record producer, musician, songwriter, singer, sound engineer and mixer. He is currently the lead singer of the rock band Sixx:A.M..
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.
Theatre of Pain is the third studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on June 21, 1985. Released in the aftermath of lead vocalist Vince Neil's arrest for manslaughter on a drunk driving charge, the album marked the beginning of the band's transition away from the traditional heavy metal sound of Too Fast for Love and Shout at the Devil, towards a more glam metal influenced style.
Mötley Crüe is the self-titled sixth studio album by American hard rock band of the same name. 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.
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.
Quaternary is an EP by the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1994 on Elektra.
"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.
Live: Entertainment or Death is the first official live album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Released on November 23, 1999, it is a compilation of recordings from 1982 to 1999. However, it contains no songs from the band's self-titled 1994 album, nor 1997's Generation Swine. "We picked the stuff that sounded the best without having to touch it up," Nikki Sixx observed in 2000. "We still play some of those songs [from Generation Swine] in the set; they just didn't make the final tracklisting."
"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.
"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.
"Girls, Girls, Girls" is a single by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It is the first single from the album of the same name, and was released on May 11, 1987.
"Without You" is a song by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was originally released on their 1989 album, Dr. Feelgood.
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band (ISBN 0-06-098915-7) is a collaborative autobiography of Mötley Crüe by the band – Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx – and New York Times writer Neil Strauss. First published in 2001, it chronicles the formation of the band, their rise to fame and their highs and lows.
"Primal Scream" is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The single was released on their 1991 album Decade of Decadence 81-91, which was the band's first of many greatest hits compilations. The song charted at number 63 on The Billboard 100 and number 21 on the Mainstream rock charts. The album Decade of Decadence was released on October 19, 1991 and "Primal Scream" was one of three newly recorded songs for the album, the other two being "Angela" and "Anarchy in the U.K."
"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.
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".