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Motley Crue's Final Tour Sells Out Nine Shows, Adds More By Popular Demand

Band Announces Eight Sold-Out Shows After Tickets Were Made Available Jan. 31 and Adds Nov. 8 Date at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days after tickets for iconic rock 'n' roll band MOTLEY CRUE's The Final Tour went on sale, eight shows have sold out. The band has also added a Nov. 8 date at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich. due to overwhelming demand. Tickets for the Joe Louis Arena show will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Motley Crue Sells Out Several Shows On The Final Tour And Adds More Dates

The sold out shows are:

Aug. 9Clarkston, MI (DTE Energy Music Theatre)
Aug. 10Toronto, ON (Molson Canadian Amp)
Oct. 7Hollywood, FL (Hard Rock Live)
Oct. 25Atlantic City, NJ (Borgata Events Center)
Oct. 26Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)
Nov. 15St. Paul, MN (XCEL Energy Center)
Nov. 16Fargo, ND (FargoDome)
Nov. 18Edmonton, AB (Rexall Place)
Nov. 19Calgary, AB (Scotiabank Saddledome)

MOTLEY CRUE announced The Final Tour and the band's ultimate retirement, solidified when the band signed a formal Cessation Of Touring Agreement, effective at the end of 2015, in front of global media in Los Angeles on Jan. 28. Celebrating the announcement of The Final Tour, the band performed on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" later that night and appeared on "CBS This Morning" on Jan. 29.

With over 80 million albums sold, MOTLEY CRUE has sold out countless tours across the globe and spawned more than 2,500 MOTLEY CRUE branded items, sold in over 30 countries. MOTLEY CRUE has proven they know how to make a lasting impression and this tour will be no different. Fans can expect to hear the catalogue of their chart-topping hits and look forward to mind-blowing, unparalleled live production. "When it comes to putting together a new show, we always push the envelope and that's part of Motley Crue's legacy," explains Nikki Sixx (bass). "As far as letting on to what we're doing, that would be like finding out what you're getting for Christmas before you open the presents. We think in an age of too much information, we'd like to keep some surprises close to our chest until we launch The Final Tour."

The Final Tour, presented by Dodge and produced by Live Nation, will kick off in North America on July 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich. and reach 73 markets before hitting international territories in 2015. To Live Nation, MOTLEY CRUE tours are not only box office successes but artistically have set the bar for production and entertainment value. "There's no arguing that Motley Crue have been and always will be the definitive bad boys of rock 'n' roll," says Rick Franks, Live Nation's regional president of North America concerts. "But behind all those notorious stories is a legendary rock band that has revolutionized heavy metal and created some of the biggest hits in music history. They are a hugely successful global brand and a touring powerhouse. Everyone at Live Nation has a tremendous amount of respect for these hard-working and extremely talented gentlemen. The music industry will never have another Motley Crue."  

The Dodge Brothers were a notorious duo, so it seemed only natural to partner with the World's Most Notorious Rock Band. "Whenever I talk to people about Motley Crue, the common thread is how cool and relevant the band remains, even after 33 years," said Tim Kuniskis, president and CEO, Dodge Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "This irreverent 'staying power' resonates deeply with the Dodge brand as we turn the corner on our 100-year anniversary. What better way to celebrate the band's final tour and the 25th anniversary of Kickstart My Heart than to do it together?"

Fans can look forward to very special guest ALICE COOPER joining MOTLEY CRUE for an incredible package; Alice invented the rock 'n' roll genre and MOTLEY CRUE put steroids in it! "Real hard rock bands are hard to find these days," said Alice. "Motley has always gone on stage with one attitude and that's to blow the audience away. That's exactly how we do it. Putting Motley Crue and Alice Cooper together is going to be just what this summer really NEEDS. We're going to go out there and tear it up, and I can't wait to see Motley on stage. Motley Crue and Alice Cooper—a match made in...Armageddon?"

As documented in the Cessation Of Touring Agreement the band signed at the Jan. 28 press conference, the band will not tour after this final tour. Band attorney Doug Mark of Mark Music & Media Law explains: "Other bands have split up over rancor or the inability of people to get along, but this is mutual among all four original members and a peaceful decision to move on to other endeavors and to confirm it with a binding agreement." Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars will go their separate ways after the lengthy two-year touring cycle. Tommy Lee (drums) explains: "Everything must come to an end!! We always had a vision of going out with a big f***king bang and not playing county fairs and clubs with one or two original band members! Our job here is done!!!" Of the band's tumultuous history, Mick Mars (guitar) adds: "(It has been) more drama than 'General Hospital;' it keeps 'em watchin' and they keep comin' back." Vocalist, Vince Neil says of the Finality of the tour: "I'll miss playing with the guys, but I won't quit playing rock 'n' roll!! I feel there are a lot of great opportunities and exciting projects after Motley."

All tickets and packages can be obtained via Ticketmaster.com http://www.ticketmaster.com/Motley-Crue-tickets/artist/910417, LiveNation.com http://www.livenation.com/artists/41479/motley-crue, or via MotleyVIP.com.


All dates and venues below subject to change.


Grand Rapids, MI

Van Andel Arena


Milwaukee, WI



Noblesville, IN

Klipsch Music Center


Cincinnati, OH

Riverbend Music Center


Columbus, OH

Schottenstein Center


Maryland Heights, MO

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater


Des Moines, IA

Wells Fargo Arena


Wichita, KS

INTRUST Bank Arena


Tulsa, OK

BOK Center


Cedar Park, TX

Cedar Park Center


Dallas, TX

Gexa Energy Pavilion


Albuquerque, NM

Isleta Amphitheater


Phoenix, AZ

Ak-Chin Pavilion


Los Angeles, CA

Hollywood Bowl


Irvine, CA

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre


Mountain View, CA

Shoreline Amphitheatre


Reno, NV

Reno Events Center


Ridgefield, WA

Sleep County Amphitheater


Auburn, WA

White River Amphitheatre


Wheatland, CA

Sleep Train Amphitheatre


Chula Vista, CA

Sleep Train Amphitheatre


Salt Lake City, UT

USANA Amphitheatre


Denver, CO

Pepsi Center


Kansas City, MO

Sprint Center


Sturgis, SD

Sturgis Buffalo Chip


Sioux City, IA

Tyson Events Center


Tinley Park, IL

First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre


Clarkston, MI

DTE Energy Music Theatre


Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre


Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Blossom Music Center


Burgettstown, PA

First Niagara Pavilion


Pelham, AL

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre


Atlanta, GA

Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood


Tampa, FL

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre


Charlotte, NC

PNC Music Pavilion


VA Beach, VA

Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach


Bristow, VA

Jiffy Lube Live


Camden, NJ

Susquehanna Bank Center


Mansfield, MA

Comcast Center


Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Performing Arts Center


Allentown, PA

Great Allentown Fair


Wantagh, NY

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater


Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center


Darien Center, NY

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center


Oklahoma City, OK

Chesapeake Energy Arena


The Woodlands, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion


Bossier City, LA

CenturyLink Center


Louisville, KY

KFC Yum! Center


Nashville, TN

Bridgestone Arena


Hollywood, FL

Seminole Hard Rock


Jacksonville, FL

Veterans Memorial Arena


Greenville, SC

Bon Secours Wellness Arena


Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Coliseum


Atlantic City, NJ

Borgata Events Center


Montville, CT

Mohegan Sun Arena


Syracuse, NY

The OnCenter


Biloxi, MS

Mississippi Coast Coliseum


Southaven, MS

Landers Center


Detroit, MI

Joe Louis Arena


Moline, IL

iWireless Center


Green Bay, WI

Resch Center


Madison, WI

Alliant Energy Center


Omaha, NE

CenturyLink Center


St. Paul, MN

Xcel Energy Center


Fargo, ND



Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place


Calgary, AB

Scotiabank Saddledome


Vancouver, BC

Rogers Arena

Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet—Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums)—has commandeered the rock pantheon for over 30 years. In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Grammy nominations, four New York Times bestsellers (including the band's biography, THE DIRT) and countless sold out tours across the globe, playing to millions of fans. Motley Crue was the first rock band in history to have completed an epic sold-out Las Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The band continues to remain on the forefront of entertainment reinventing themselves via not only their music but also their mind blowing live shows featuring never seen before elements, such as Tommy Lee's 360 drum roller coaster. Motley Crue was featured in KIA MOTORS' award winning 2012 Super Bowl commercial.

Website: Motley.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/motleycrue
Twitter: @MotleyCrue
Follow the Band on Twitter: @TheVinceNeil, @NikkiSixx, @MrTommyLand, @mrmickmars

About Dodge Brand
The Dodge brand is tearing into its centennial year with a keen eye focused on the future and a desire to create vehicles customers can't wait to drive and are proud to park in their driveways. With 100 years of history, Dodge is building on the technological advancements of the '30s and '40s, design evolution of the '50s, the racing heritage of the '60s, the horsepower of the '70s, the efficiency of the '80s and unbelievable styling of the '90s as it paves the road to its future. New for 2014, the Dodge Durango "is kind of a big deal," with a new eight-speed transmission that delivers up to 25 miles per gallon on the highway, a new 8.4-inch Uconnect Touch infotainment center and best-in-class power, towing and fuel economy, in addition to its class-exclusive technology. The new Durango joins the new 2014 Dodge Dart with its new 2.4-liter Tigershark engine, as well as the 2014 Avenger, Challenger, Charger, Journey and a 30th Anniversary Grand Caravan. This 2014 Dodge lineup includes five Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety picks and Top Safety Pick +, five vehicles with best-in-class power, seven vehicles that deliver 25 miles per gallon (mpg) or higher, three vehicles that deliver 31 mpg or higher and three vehicles that offer seating for seven.

About Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper is a true rock icon, having pioneered the use of theatrics and shocking images onstage in concerts from the earliest days of the original band of the same name.   Since going solo, he has continued to produce elaborate stage shows providing fans with both shock and rock of the highest caliber.  Inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, Alice has toured and recorded continuously, with his most recent album being Welcome 2 My Nightmare.  Recorded with longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, who produced the original ground breaking, multi-platinum Welcome To My Nightmare album in 1975, the album picks up right where they left off, with Alice trapped in his own warped mind.   Alice's catalog of hits and anthems, including "I'm Eighteen," "No More Mr Nice Guy," School's Out," "Elected," "Poison," and others, are included in his current "Raise The Dead" show, which also features his musical tribute to his fallen friends John Lennon, Keith Moon, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix.  Currently, Alice's touring band features the three guitar attack of Orianthi, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, backed by bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel.   Additionally, "Nights With Alice Cooper," Alice's nightly radio show, is available in nearly 100 cities in the USA, Canada, Australia, and the UK.  The show features his favorite classic rock songs along with his insider anecdotes about many of the artists.

About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

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