Motley Crue are again touring after rescinding their retirement contract, and at current, retirement from the street is the furthest factor from their minds. After the vastly success “Stadium Tour” within the U.S. final yr, the band is as soon as once more teaming up with Def Leppard on the “World Tour” and bassist Nikki Sixx says he would not see this run as being a one-off touring farewell for the group.
Whereas talking with Brazil’s A Rádio Rock (as seen within the video interview beneath), Sixx revealed that the band members are getting alongside nice, so nicely actually that they’ve mentioned the concept of holding touring going for fairly a while.
Longtime guitarist Mick Mars retired from touring final fall, although he stays a part of the band. In the meantime, John 5 has come on board to deal with guitar duties on the street and the remaining band members intend to maintain issues going. Sixx commented that some unfastened discussions have been had about their touring future.
“Tommy [Lee] just had his 60th-birthday party [last October] down in Mexico, and he invited a small group of his very good friends. And I was there, and a bunch of cool Tommy’s friends. All of our wives were there. John 5 came in. And it was just cool to be able to not talk business, be in rehearsal, get on the phone, talk about the photo shoot or the video. It was just hanging out, walking on the beach. And we had some sweet conversations,” revealed Sixx.
“Me and Tommy and Vince [Neil] had this conversation. I said, I go,’ What are you guys doing for the next eight years?’ And everybody’s laughing: ‘I don’t know.’ I said, ‘Why don’t we just keep going? Let’s just take it to 50 [the special anniversary for the band would be in 2031].’
While 2031 would be a goal for the group, nothing is set for certain. However, Sixx feels confident that the current tour leg will not be their last. “This is not a ultimate tour,” Sixx stated. “What does that appear like? I don’t know. I am simply telling you, you could have the band saying, ‘We’re having a blast. Why cease?'”
Within the same chat, the bassist did not close the door on new music either. While the band did record new songs for The Dirt soundtrack, nothing is currently on the books. That said, Sixx added, “So far as new music — I believe new music at all times comes when the band is getting alongside. We get alongside so nice proper now. We have been having the most effective time.”
Motley Crue are wrapping up a South American tour leg tonight (March 7) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They’ll catch a little break before kicking off a late spring / summer tour leg May 22 in Sheffield, England. Get your Motley Crue tickets here.
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