HAS WRITING NEW SONGS FOR “THE DIRT” SOUNDTRACK INSPIRED MOTLEY CRUE TO REUNITE? NIKKI SIXX WEIGHS IN
Scott Munro of Classic Rock reports:
Motley Crue are back in the spotlight once again thanks to their upcoming biopic The Dirt.
The film based on their colorful career will premiere on Netflix on March 22nd.[The band wrote four new songs to accompany the film soundtrack. Listen to The Dirt (Est. 1981) (feat. Machine Gun Kelly), here.
…Could their brief studio reunion lead to something more permanent?
Speaking exclusively with Classic Rock, Sixx says, “We haven’t even had that talk. We’ve just been wrapped up in the movie.
Yeah, I miss the guys, and I miss playing with them, and playing that music, but everyone’s fairly busy with their own thing.
That’s a whole conversation that we haven’t even had at that point. And I don’t know if we ever will.”
He told Rolling Stone, “Sometimes I look out at my friends, like the guys in Aerosmith and Metallica, and I’m like, ‘God damn it, did we retire too soon?
But there will be no one-offs in our future. Maybe we’ll just get together and jam in Mick Mars’ front room.”
Sixx spent so much time putting together Crue’s final tour…and then his lawyer didn’t draft the contract right with that lighting co./architect. Sixx has a very legit gripe about Kiss’s current lighting. You guys are a bunch of armchair quarterbacks; that light show was Sixx’s….soul up there. Moreover, Crue never copied Kiss! what planet are you people on? They wore makeup, wrote catchy songs, and engaged in some theater and chose stage names…but…they never created actual metaphysical characters, never kept their identities secret, and have a frontman (sorry Ed, Kiss doesn’t have a frontman…that’s not Kiss’s formula).
Me, I like polished records where the producer goes in there and gets the band to tighten things up, and puts a nice sheen on the recording. It’s rare to find a band that has that much chemistry to where their very rough demos are awesome where the only band I can think of is Paul, Peter, Gene, and Ace.
With Bill, Ozzy, Geezer, and Tony, but only when those guys aren’t into heavy drug use.
The comparison is the NY DOLLS not Kiss.
the singers I mentioned aren’t the only guys I listen to , everyone you mentioned I really like as well . I should have mentioned Halford, he is one of a kind just a spectacular singer as was Dio, I like a soulful rich powerful voice when I listen to hard rock or metal , and Vince just never really did anything for me – I do truly believe that crue did not copy , or steal anything from kiss , but Its really shortsighted to think they were not heavily influenced by them- kiss certainly paved the way for bands like crue and poison and all the similar bands that came after- and I think if asked , most of those bands would happily say so –
I like a soulful rich powerful voice when I listen to hard rock or metal