Inquiring Minds

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx: The Rocks Off Interview

"I'm dying for rock and roll to become exciting again"

Tonight, the grand rock and roll triumvirate of Motley Crue, Poison, and the New York Dolls pulls into the Toyota Center. Each band comes armed with decades of experience, great songs, and a boatload of modern influence, including the Dolls, who helped create glam-rock, punk rock, and made a world of men dress like women from 1971 on. They all got laid too.

As for the other two, they helped draw a line in the '80s glitter between what most saw as harmless pop-metal (Poison), and gruesomely sleazy cock-rock (Motley Crue). This year the Crue is celebrating its 30th year in operation, which is astounding, considering the whole band is still alive.

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Craig Hlavaty
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