US: Mötley Crüe to kick off highly-anticipated 'Stadium Tour' this summer
Mötley Crüe (c) Dustin Jack
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Following a near two-year postponement, due to the pandemic and COVID 19-related restrictions, Mötley Crüe will officially kick off ‘The Stadium Tour’ this summer beginning in June. With more than 1,000,000 tickets already sold and five new concert dates recently added, the highly-anticipated 36-date trek features co-headliners Def Leppard and Poison, with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts hitting North America’s largest stadiums.
Following the astounding success of their Netflix biopic The Dirt, Mötley Crüe has seen a surge of new fans around the world eager to see the band perform live again. In 2019, the band reunited, announcing that "Mötley Crüe is back", once again preparing their legendary live show fans have relished for four decades.
In a joint statement, Mötley Crüe said, "It's on! We don't think we've ever looked forward more to kicking off a tour than this one. We can't wait to finally see all the fans across North America again. Get ready for a wild ride this summer!"
In November 2021, BMG announced that it has acquired the entire recorded catalog of Mötley Crüe, the company's largest single catalog acquisition since the it was founded in 2008. The agreement includes the iconic band’s entire recorded output spanning their 40-year career totaling nine studio albums from their 1981 debut Too Fast For Love through the latest release in 2008 Saints of Los Angeles, as well as several Platinum-selling live albums and compilation sets.
Mötley Crüe have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, achieving seven Platinum and multi-Platinum albums, nine Top 10 albums, 22 Top 40 Mainstream Rock hits, six Top 20 Pop singles and three Grammy nominations. Together the band have amassed nearly five billion streams across digital platforms and accumulated over 15 million social media followers, in addition to a New York Times best-selling book and a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
In 2021, Mötley Crüe celebrated the 40th anniversary of their iconic debut album, Too Fast For Love. Later this May, the band will celebrate the 35th anniversary of their hit album GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS.
February 18, 2022 9:00am ET by Pressparty