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Mötley Crüe, `Dogs of War` (Photo credit to Ross Halfin // courtesy of Big Machine Records)
Mötley Crüe, "Dogs of War" (Photo credit to Ross Halfin // courtesy of Big Machine Records)

Mötley Crüe returns with first new release since 2019


Fri, Apr 26th 2024 07:00 pm

‘The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band’ ushers in a brand-new era with recent signing to Big Machine Records

√ New single, ‘Dogs of War,’ out now alongside official music video

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Mötley Crüe returns with a brand-new single, "Dogs of War," out now on all platforms via Big Machine Records. It’s their first song since 2019. The band has also released an accompanying music video for the new track. Created by Nick DenBoer, the visual features the rowdy quartet in an apocalyptic wasteland, full of classic Crüe debauchery.

Click here to watch the official “Dogs of War” music video. Click here to listen to “Dogs of War.”

"It’s always great getting back in the studio with the guys in the band,” Nikki Sixx admits. “We know you’re gonna like this one.”

Bob Rock, who produced the new single, as well as Mötley Crüe’s famed 1989 album, “Dr. Feelgood,” adds, “Working with the band on the new song was the easiest session I have ever had with them. … The Crüe is the best they have ever been! And they have plenty of new stuff in store.”

For more information, visit motley.com.

More on Mötley Crüe

Hailing from Los Angeles, Mötley Crüe has commandeered the rock pantheon for 40-plus years. The band has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, garnered 7 U.S. Platinum and multi-Platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, 6 Top 20 pop singles, three Grammy nominations, five New York Times bestselling books, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and a hit Netflix hit movie. The quartet has amassed over 5 billion streams across digital platforms and over 8 million followers on social media. Known for their iconic live performances, Mötley Crüe has sold out countless tours around the world in front of millions of fans with groundbreaking production highlights, such as Tommy Lee's drum rollercoaster and Nikki Sixx's flame-throwing bass.

The band pioneered the Las Vegas rock residency with a sold-out run in 2012 and continues to push the limits of live performance. Mötley Crüe's hit songs, such as “Kickstart My Heart” and “Home Sweet Home,” are frequently licensed by major brands, such as NASCAR, Dodge, Coldwell Banker, Carl's Jr. and KIA, to name a few. Their music can also be heard on hit TV shows, such as “Stranger Things” and “Cobra Kai,” amongst many others.

The band’s biography, “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band,” became a New York Times bestseller in 2001 and has sold over 1 million copies worldwide. Members of the band have authored four additional New York Times bestselling books since. In 2019, Netflix premiered “The Dirt,” a biopic based on the bestselling book, which became a global hit movie, scoring a 94% positive audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. As a result, Mötley Crüe gained a new generation of young fans, who discovered the band through the movie and further solidified their iconic status, relevance and the timelessness of their songwriting.

Mötley Crüe remains a huge global draw 43 years into their career, co-headlining a sold-out North American stadium tour with Def Leppard in 2022. The tour continued around the world into 2023, with legs in Latin America, Europe, Japan and Australia, before concluding in Melbourne in November of that year. Now touring throughout 2024, the iconic band is ushering in a brand-new era with their recent signing to Big Machine Records and subsequent single, “Dogs of War,” the band’s first release since 2019. For more information, visit motley.com.

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