Mötley Crüe

  1. Chris Nilsson Appointed President of 10th Street Entertainment

    February 12, 2014 1:12 AM EST Chris Nilsson has been named president of 10th Street Entertainment, the company that's home to a variety of Motley Crue business ventures. Nilsson started at 10th Street seven years ago and was named Chief Marketing Officer in 2009. 10th Str ...

  2. Mötley Crüe to Retire Following Massive Tour

    January 28, 2014 7:43 PM EST After 30-plus years of world-class debauchery and spinning drum kits, Motley Crue is calling it quits with a 72-city North America tour and a legally binding agreement that prevents any of the four members from touring under the name. The tour st ...

  3. Motley Crue & Tommy Lee Prevail in ‘Rollercoaster’ Drumkit Lawsuit

    January 06, 2014 2:34 AM EST Motley Crue and drummer Tommy Lee have prevailed in a strange lawsuit that proposed that a drum stunt used on the band's 2011 tour was taken from an onstage "rollercoaster" proposal 20 years earlier. The plaintiff in the lawsuit was ...

  4. Live Nation Ticket Sales Up 25% YTD; Diverse Touring Line-Up Drives Numbers, $4 Beers Await Fans

    May 18, 2012 4:15 PM EDT With a lineup of tours that touches on virtually every genre and musical scene, Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and amphitheater operator, seems to be on a path to continue the rebound of 2011, after suffering the brunt of an overal ...

  5. Dave Matthews Band Returns to the Road

    February 15, 2012 8:03 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, one of the most successful touring bands in history, will embark on a full-blown North American summer tour after taking 2011 off the road save for four regional DMB-curated festivals known as Caravans. DMB sold more tickets th ...

  6. Billboard Power 100: Dennis Arfa

    January 26, 2012 11:09 PM EST No. 57 Dennis Arfa President/CEO Artist Group International Consummate Showman... Need a concert tour gift-wrapped as a special event? Call Dennis Arfa. The president/CEO of Artist Group International has a knack for packaging. Long before multipl ...

  7. Motley Crue Heads to Las Vegas With 'Lots of Naked Girls'

    December 02, 2011 5:10 PM EST Dr. Feelgood, the Theatre of Pain and, of course, plenty of Girls, Girls, Girls are taking up residency in Las Vegas during February. "Motley Crue in Sin City" will hunker down from Feb. 3-19 at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Cas ...

  8. Scott Borchetta of Big Machine on Racecar Driver Dan Wheldon's Death

    October 18, 2011 9:06 AM EDT Many in the sports industry are still in shock from the Sunday death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The tragic accident also touched the world of Country Music, as well. The Big Machine Label Group ...

  9. Tommy Lee Developing Travel Series for Syfy Network

    March 22, 2011 7:14 AM EDT The former Motley Crue drummer will attempt to uncover rituals, symbols and other mysteries of secret societies in "Culture Shock With Tommy Lee. Tommy Lee has gone from studying in college to studying the world. The former Motley Crue drumme ...

  10. Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars to Headline 2011 Bamboozle

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music fans longing for a festival that includes performances by Mötley Crüe , Bruno Mars and Insane Clown Posse have finally found their oasis: New Jersey. Those acts, in addition to a headlining set by none other than Lil Wayne, have been confirm ...

  11. Lilith Tour Cancels 10 Summer Concerts

    July 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Further proof that the 2010 summer concert season is taking a beating came late Thursday afternoon when the Nettwerk Music Group announced the cancellation of 10 upcoming Lilith concerts in North America. The cancellations include previously sched ...

  12. Vince Neil Arrested On DUI Charge In Las Vegas

    June 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue singer Vince Neil, who last week had declared his sobriety, was arrested on drunken driving charges after getting pulled over by police in his Lamborghini near the Las Vegas Strip. The 49-year-old rocker was taken into custody about 11 ...

  13. Chris Brown Announces 'Fan Appreciation' Tour

    October 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Last month, New York radio station Power 105.1 (WWPR) announced Chris Brown would be headlining its Powerhouse concert this year, marking his first major promotional event since his February 8 altercation with ex-girlfriend Rihanna. Now, Jive Reco ...

  14. Motley Crue's Cruefest Going On Hiatus Until 2011

    August 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a successful two-year start-up, Motley Crue's Crue Fest may take a year off in order to allow the band to record its next album. "We have about a month left (of this year's Crue Fest 2) and then we're going to be taking q ...

  15. Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Drake Reveal 'Young Money' Tour

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy Tell'Em and Drake will go on an official tour this summer, and the dates have just been confirmed. The "Young Money Presents: Americas Most Wanted Music Festival" trek will start on July 27 at the ...

  16. EMI To Distribute Eleven Seven In Europe

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Eleven Seven Music Group announced an agreement with EMI Music in which EMI will provide Eleven Seven and its labels with digital and physical distribution, sales and marketing services in the United Kingdom and Europe. In addition, EMI will p ...

  17. Mötley Crüe Unveils Crüe Fest 2 Lineup

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mötley Crüe will be joined by Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool and Charm City Devils on the Crüe Fest 2: The White Trash Circus tour, the band announced at a Fuse TV press conference on Monday (March 16). The band will celebrate the 20 ...

  18. The Fray Announces Summer Tour Dates

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray will headline a 35-city summer tour which kicks off June 12 in Atlanta and extends to August 7, when it wraps in Spokane, Wash. Jacks Mannequin is scheduled to open on all dates. The Fray's second album, "The Fray," was rel ...

  19. Mötley Crüe To Reprise Summer Festival

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will reprise their multi-act summer hard rock tour again this year with Crüe Fest 2: The White Trash Circus. The Live Nation-produced tour begins July 19 in Camden, N.J., and run through September 5 in Darien Lake, N.Y. Full tour detai ...

  20. Slipknot Headlines Download Fest

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Slipknot has been confirmed as one of the headliners for the U.K.'s Download Festival at Donington Park, Derby with dance-rock crossover act the Prodigy, Korn and Mötley Crüe also booked to appear. The three-day rock festival will be held on ...

  21. Coldplay Hitting Amphitheatres On Summer Tour

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will kick off a North American summer tour July 10 at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Portland, Ore. So far, 14 dates are set through early August, with more to be announced. Tickets for concerts in San Diego, Toronto, Charlotte, N.C. ...

  22. Brad Paisley To Kick Off Tour In June

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley will begin his 41-city American Saturday Night tour, with special guests Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, June 5 in Charlotte, N.C. Booked by Rob Beckham at the William Morris Agency, Paisley has become one of country's biggest to ...

  23. Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Alon ...

  24. Indie Agencies Merge, Form Rocket Science Promotion

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Label services provider Rocket Science has merged with radio and marketing agency Contraband. As of Dec. 1, the Contraband staff will be integrated in to the Rocket Science organization under the name Rocket Science Promotion. According to a spoke ...

  25. Sixx Speaks Out For National Recovery Month

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Last September, Nikki Sixx's harrowing memoir of addiction, "The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star," debuted at No. 7 on the New York Times Book Review nonfiction best-seller list. The book's companion ...

  26. Mötley Crüe, Guitar Center Launch Band Search

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mötley Crüe is set to launch a talent competition to find the next big thing. Today the band will hold a press conference in Hollywood to announce a partnership with Guitar Center, the music equipment retailer, to find what it hopes will be the ne ...

  27. Mötley Crüe Pacts With Deep Rock Drive.com

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mötley Crüe has partnered with Deeprockdrive.com , an online concert venue, to show their upcoming performance at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The hard rock band is currently on the Crüe Fest, a nationwide tour with Buckcherry, Papa Roach ...

  28. Jet Jumps To Tenth Street

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock act Jet has signed a new management deal with Tenth Street Entertainment, Billboard has learned. The group is about to begin writing songs for its next Atlantic album, due in early 2009. It will be the follow-up to 2006’ “Shine On, ...

  29. Superstars Return To The Road In 2008

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in live music will be touring this summer, giving hope to promoters that the North American concert business will again reach record-breaking numbers in 2008. Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is fie ...

  30. Plugged & UnPlugged: Crue Fest, Download Tax

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Plugged Lots of music festivals have second stages. Adding one for the Rock Band videogame during Crüe Fest is just brilliant. I have good memories of Motley Crüe concerts from my high school days: Tommy Lee's drum set vomiting pyrotechnics w ...

  31. Motley Crue Roars Back With New Album, Tour

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its first studio album with its original members in more than a decade, Motley Crue will embark on a 40-plus-city North American amphitheater tour, beginning July 1 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Fla., and wrapping Au ...

  32. Motley Crue To Release Single On 'Rock Band'

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In announcing its Crue Fest summer tour, 80s rockers Motley Crue unveiled a partnership with the videogame "Rock Band" that includes releasing new music for the game as well as giving fans a shot at real on-stage glory. Motley Crue is re ...

  33. Radiohead Reveals North American Tour Dates

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead will embark on its first North American tour in two years May 5 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Eight shows have been confirmed for the first leg, which wraps May 18 in Dallas. Afterward, Radiohead will visit Europe for a month's worth of ...

  34. Motley Crue Files Lawsuit Against Stubner

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue today filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles against Carl Stubner, a manager who represents Crue drummer Tommy Lee, seeking more than $20 million in damages. The suit alleges the Stubner, who serves as CEO of Sanctuary Artist Management, breac ...

  35. Cherry Lane Signs Dilana

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with rocker Dilana Robichaux, who is best known for her participation on the CBS reality-show "Rock Star: Supernova." Robichaux is currently working on material ...

  36. Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution Ready To Roll

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour with My Chemical Romance will get underway July 25 in a city to be announced, according to organizers. The trek will run through Sept. 3 in Englewood, Colo., and feature Taking Back Sunday, HIM, Placebo a ...

  37. Cherry Lane Lands Mars

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has closed a publishing deal with Mick Mars, guitarist and co-writer for Mötley Crüe. Under the five-year deal, the publisher will administer Mars' catalog worldwide and will co-publish future compositions created ...

  38. AGI Booking Supernova Tour

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Rock Star' act to play theaters/arenas this January. Artists Group International (Billy Joel, Metallica, Motley Crue) will book the upcoming tour by Supernova, featuring former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Motley Crue drummer Tommy ...

  39. Motley Crue Extends Tour Into 2006

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trek resumes Feb. 10 in Columbus, Ga. Having racked up an improbably successful reunion tour this year, Motley Crue is heading back on the road in 2006. The hard rock quartet will close out the year with a Dec. 31 New Year's Eve show in Aubur ...

  40. Crue Tour To Continue Despite Neil Injury

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Make-up Atlanta date to be announced. Contrary to reports that he broke his leg, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil suffered a partial tear of a calf muscle five songs into a show Friday in Atlanta, according to the band's official Web site. The s ...

  41. Mötley Crüe Sues NBC

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Mötley Crüe filed suit May 24 against NBC, arguing the network violated the group's free speech rights and hurt its concert and album sales. Mötley Crüe says its action is LOS ANGELES -- Rock act M ...

  42. Motley Crue Sues NBC

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims network hurt band's album sales. Rock act Motley Crue filed suit yesterday (May 24) against NBC, arguing the network violated the group's free speech rights and hurt its concert and album sales. Motley Crue say its action is ...

  43. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into an agreement to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first t AUSTIN, Texas -- Handleman Co. ...

  44. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first time Handleman Handleman Co. says it has enter ...

  45. Motley Crue Racks Up Major Merchandise Sales

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue's "Red, White and Crue 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour, an early contender for sleeper tour of the year, is also notching stellar merchandising sales, according to Signatures Network In Motley Crue's "Red, W ...

  46. Crue Shatters Doubts With Hot Tour

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Band set to announce 57 more dates. Motley Crue will end up playing well over 100 dates in 2005, surprising many in the industry. Nine shows into a 50-date North American tour, the Crue is doing sell-out or near-sell-out business. And the band is ...

  47. Legal Matters

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx wins his suit against Vans for falsely implying that he endorses the company's TNT skate shoes. Read Susan Butler's column. Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx wins his suit against Vans for fals ...

  48. Court Sticks Up For Sixx's Publicity Rights

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded Mötley Crüe member Nikki Sixx more than $600,000 on Feb. 10 for misappropriation of his name and likeness. NEW YORK -- A Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded Mötley Crüe member Nikki S ...

  49. On The Road

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the surface, it might not have appeared that the world was clamoring for a Mötley Crüe reunion tour, but by going on sale at a time when no other major tours were vying for consumer dollars, the On the surface, it might not have appeared that t ...

  50. Crude Crue Triggers FCC Complaints

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Federal Communications Commission officials say they've received complaints about Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil's use of an expletive during the live New Year's Eve broadcast of "The Tonight Show With WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Holl ...

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