MÖTLEY CRÜE will make a “big announcement” during an appearance on this Thursday’s (December 1) and Friday’s (December 2) editions of “Piers Morgan Tonight”, the nightly hourlong show that replaced “Larry King Live” on CNN in January. Tune in at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific to see it. Until then, the band is revealing some clues. The latest hint comes from MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, who writes on his Facebook page, “Your guesses [based on the first clue] were good for something else, but not for this… If we went back in ‘history’ and it was a rattlesnake it would of [sic] bit you in the ass. The hint couldn’t be any clearer if it was the nose on your face… Let me make this clearer for you…:) …Any ideas now?”
According to Robin Leach of the Las Vegas Sun, MÖTLEY CRÜE will become the first hard rock band to sign a short-term residency at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The CRÜE is rumored to be playing a nearly monthlong series of three-and four-night concerts a week at the off-Strip casino starting at the end of February.
Ten years ago, MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s biography, “The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band” — penned with collaborator extraordinaire Neil Strauss — set a new bar for rock ‘n’ roll memoirs. A runaway bestseller and genuine cultural phenomenon, this turbocharged blockbuster is still flying off shelves a decade after its initial publication.
The book takes readers along for the whole wild ride of MÖTLEY CRÜE — the voice of a barely pubescent Generation X, the anointed high priests of backward-masking pentagram rock, pioneers of Hollywood glam, and the creators of MTV‘s first “power ballad.” Their sex lives claimed celebrities from Heather Locklear to Pamela Anderson to Donna D’Errico. Their scuffles involved everyone from Axl Rose to 2LiveCrew. Their hobbies include collecting automatic weapons, cultivating long arrest records, pushing the envelope of conceivable drug abuse, and dreaming up backstage antics that would make Ozzy Osbourne blanch with modesty.
Now, in time for MÖTLEY‘s 30th anniversary — and a new tour! — comes a deluxe collector’s hardcover edition of the book, complete with a dazzling new effects-laden cover and all-new extra material from the band inside.
The deluxe collector’s hardcover edition of “The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band” was made available on December 6 via It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.