In my opinion, the greatest hard rock/heavy metal band ever. Formed in 1980 by bassist Nikki Sixx (born Frank Ferrana) and drummer Tommy Lee (born Thomas Lee Bass). Guitarist Mick Mars (born Robert Allen Deal) put an add in Rolling Stone magazine that read 'Loud, aggressive, rude guitarist available', which Nikki promptly replied to. Singer Vince Neil (born Vince Neil Wharton) joined the band in 1981, and shortly after, they released their first album, 'Too Fast For Love' on their own independant label, Leathür Records. In '82, they signed with Elektra Records and released their second album, 'Shout At The Devil'. SATD included such hits as 'Looks That Kill', a cover of the Beatles' 'Helter Skelter' and the title track. In early 1983, Vince Neil got in a drunk driving accident with Hanoi Rocks' drummer, and friend Razzle, in the other car, killing him. Vince was charged with a DUI and Invoulentary Vehicular Manslaughter. In 1984, they released 'Theatre Of Pain', an album with darker lyrics possibly spawning from Neil's anguish from the crash. The album contained such singles as 'Smoking In The Boys Room' and the power ballad 'Home Sweet Home', which stayed at No. 1 on MTV for 40 days. This was the first time that MTV ever had to retire a video. In 1986, they released 'Girls, Girls, Girls'. This contained the songs 'Wild Side', 'Dancing On Glass', and the title track. In mid '87, while touring in Europe, Nikki Sixx died of a drug overdose. Fortunately, after they had already covered up the body, the ambulance driver recognized him. The Crüe was apperently his favorite band, and he didn't want it all to end. Two adrenaline needles to his heart and he was back. After this, all 4 members entered drug rehab. 2 years later, they emerged again with their highest grossing album to date, 'Dr. Feelgood'. It reached No. 1 on Billboard's 200 chart and contained such singles as 'Same Old Situation', 'Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)', the title track, and possibly their most famous song 'Kickstart My Heart', a song about Nikki's resurection and getting high on life instead of speed. They embarked on a world tour in support of the album, which was their highest grossing tour at the time. In 1991, they released a greatest hits album called 'Decade of Decadence' with 5 new tracks, including the sincle 'Primal Scream'. In '92, Neil was fired from the band and replaced by John Corabi (Scream, Ratt). They released a self-titled album that did way better musically then commercially. In '97, Neil returned for 'Generation Swine'. In 1998, Tommy Lee was charged with spousal abuse of then-wife Pamela Anderson, shortly after their infamous sex tape was released. While serving time in prison, Tommy Lee decided to leave the band. In '99, they released a 2-disc live album, and in 2000, they released 'New Tattoo' with former Ozzy Osbourne/Lita Ford drummer Randy Costillo. During the tour, Costillo was diagnosed with cancer and died in 2002. Costillo was replaced with drummer Samantha Moloney for the New Tattoo tour. In late 2004, what was going to be just a Vince Neil band tour stop in California, the four original members dropped down from a helecoptor onto the stage to announce their reunion. The Red, White, and Crüe tour started Valentines Day, 2005 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This tour is well on it's way to be their highest grossing tour of all time, and Sum 41 (the poor man's punk band) is opening for them!. Go see them or die, bitch.
Live-Wire, Looks That Kill, Home Sweet Home, Dancing On Glass, Dr. Feelgood, Primal Scream, Hooligan's Holiday, Generation Swine, Hell On High Heels, If I Die Tomorrow! Mötley Crüe PWNS your ass! If you want a real concert, go see the Crüe at their Carniväl Of Sins tour!
by REDWHITEnCrue25 August 18, 2005
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The greatest 80's hair band EVER with hits like "Girls Girls Girls," "Dr. Feelgood," and "Home Sweet Home!" Motley MUTHAFUCKIN Crue fuckin rules, dude!
Those guys in Motley Crue are some bad mutha SHUT YO MOUTH!
by Silky Smooth October 27, 2003
Motley Crue was formed in the Early 80's.Band Members include, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee. Their first album was Too Fast For Love. It was releashed in 1981. When they first hit the scene they were concsiderd a glam band. If you look at any pictures from that time, they greatly resemble women. They relesed Shout At The Devil in 1983.
In 1985 they releshed Girls, Girls, Girls. Their imaged changed to hardcore(well for then) including leather Jackets and motorcycles. They then relesed Dr. Feelgood, and Theatre of Pain. During the 80's they were greatly known for there addiction to drugs and sex.
In the 90's, lead singer Vince Neal left the band. They Produced an Album with a differnt lead singer at that time. After that Vince rejoined the group and Tommy left. They then recorded New Tattoo.

Currently, Motley Crue is going on tour, world wide, with all ORIGINAL band members.
Motley Crue Is now on tour, they are worth seeing!!
by JLyn January 30, 2005
The most notorious rock band ever. Including Nikki Sixx (bass), Tommy Lee(drums), Mick Mars(guitar), and Vince Neil(vocals). These guys could do anything.
Kickstart My Heart was about how Nikki Sixx died and came back to life when he was injected with adrenaline. If you look at the lyrics you will notice that they are about adrenaline filled activites for example skydiving naked (fuck thatd hurt)
by LilOrphanOrange May 29, 2005
In my worthless opinion, the BEST BAND EVER! Formed in 1980 by Vince Neil (Vocals) Nikki Sixx (Bass) Mick Mars (Guitar) and Tommy Lee (Drums/Huge Wang). In 1981, they released their first album, Too Fast For Love. Their look involved Harleys, leather jackets, and shit like that. Back in the good ol' 80's, this was considered hardcore and metal. In '83, they released Shout At The Devil. This album was equally as bad ass as the first. In '84, they released Theatre Of Pain. This is where they decided to go for the whole drag queen thing. This album only included 1 good song, Home Sweet Home-which stayed at #1 on MTV for 40 days (back when MTV knew what they were talking about). In 1986, they released Girls, Girls, Girls, a slightly more blusey album, and in '89, they released Dr. Feelgood-their first (and sadly) only #1 album. Vince Neil was fired in '93 and they continued to make their self-titled album with John Corabi (former of Scream! and a future guitarist for Ratt). In '97, the band re-united for Generation Swine, a '99 live album, and 2000's New Tattoo with former Ozzy drummer Randy Castillo (who died two years later). In late 2004, the band announced a reunion world tour. Go see them or kill your pathetic self.
Holy shit, that deffinition is so fucking long, I'm not even going to bother with this example. DAMN!
by REDWHITEnCrue25 July 24, 2005
best band tht eva fukin existed

if u do not like thm u dnt deserve t live
hes a wolf screamin lonley in th nite hes a blood stain on th staaage
by A Person January 01, 2004
best fuc*ing 80's band ever, i swaer to god the BEST!
kicksart my heart cuz i never stop
by jon April 30, 2004
only the best rock band ever
kickstart my heart ..............................
by bob November 07, 2004
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