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Motley Crue retires

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 01:05

Jan. 29 - The 80's band calls it quits after 30 years of rocking. Alicia Powell reports.

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You could call it the end of an era… Motley Crue are officially hanging up their mics. After more than three decades together, the group announced they will embark on a final tour and then ultimately retire. The quartet will launch "The Final Tour" on July 2, which will conclude in Vancouver on November 21. Lead singer Vince Neil says retiring now is about maintaining the group's integrity. SOUNDBITE: Vince Neil, Motely Crue, saying (English): "We want to go out with the four founding members of Motley Crue and go out on top and leave a legacy of a band called Motely Crue." And to cement the end, the group signed contracts that prevents any of them from using the Motley Crue name in the future. Bass player Nikki Sixx explains. SOUNDBITE: Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue, saying (English): "We decided to call this a final tour and sign a contract telling you this is real because we want to be proud of Motely Crue and we want our fans to be proud of Motley Crue for decades to come." The band was founded in 1981 and have gone on to sell more than 80 million albums worldwide.

Motley Crue retires

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 01:05

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