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Mötley Crüe Announces 2011 Summer Tour

Great news for us Crue fans! Yes. They WILL be touring this summer. Crue’s tour will begin in Dallas, TX June 7th.

Press Release from Motley Crue’s website:

MÖTLEY CRÜE TO HEADLINE SUMMER TOUR WITH
SUPPORT FROM POISON AND SPECIAL GUESTS
NEW YORK DOLLS

SUMMER’S BIGGEST ROCK TOUR KICKS OFF JUNE 7TH IN DALLAS;
TICKETS ON SALE STARTING MARCH 11TH

Los Angeles, CA (March 1, 2011) – Mötley Crüe, one of the world’s most iconic rock bands, have announced initial details today for their summer headlining tour with support from Poison and special guests New York Dolls (not to be confused with Poison’s solo tour, “Glam-A-Geddon 25”). The official announcement by Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and New York Dolls’ David Johansen was made on the syndicated radio show, Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx Tuesday March 1st at 7:00pm local time (check www.sixxsense.com for a list of stations). Additionally, the announcement can be heard on SixxSense.com, iheartradio and on the new Sixx Sense XM 161 Channel. The trek will kick off June 7th in Dallas, TX and hit approximately 40 cities before coming to a close in early August. Tickets will be available to fan club members beginning March 11th and a national on sale starts the weekend of March 18th.

For the rest of their so far announced 2011 tour dates go to Motley Crue’s “Tickets” page on their website.

Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx to release new book ‘This Is Gonna Hurt’

This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography and Life Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki SixxNikki Sixx will release This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography and Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx, a follow up to his New York Times bestseller, The Heroin Diaries on April 12th. The new book, part photo chronicle and part journal, will be accompanied by the release of an original soundtrack from SIXX: A.M., an 11-track companion piece to the book, which will hit stores May 10th.

A combination of powerful prose and dramatic photographs, This is Gonna Hurt is an arresting, deeply personal look through the eyes of a real rock star at a stark, post-addiction world.

Born Frank Feranna, Nikki Sixx grew up in Seattle and moved to Los Angeles at the age of seventeen. There, in 1981, he became the bassist for Motley Crue, the legendary rock band he started with friend Tommy Lee. Today he is a family man with many projects on the side, including songwriting, film, a new band, a clothing line, as well as ongoing work with the Crue.

Sixx A.M. - This Is Gonna Hurt
Sixx A.M. - This Is Gonna Hurt CD

In 2010, Premiere Radio Networks launched nationally syndicated rock/alternative music radio programs “Sixx Sense” (Follow on Twitter @sixxsense) and “The Side Show Countdown” with both hosted by Sixx and co-hosted by Kerri Kasem.