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Poison - 100% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Funk Music Theme Heavy Metal
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This US heavy rock band was formed in Pennsylvania, in the spring of 1983 by Bret Michaels (Bret Michael Sychak, 15 March 1963, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA; vocals) and Rikki Rockett (b. Richard Allan Ream, 8 August 1961, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA; drums). They were soon joined by Bobby Dall (b. Robert Harry Kuykendall, 2 November 1958, Miami, Florida, USA; bass) and Ma Read more

Skid Row - 88% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This US pop metal band was formed in New Jersey in 1986 by Dave ‘The Snake’ Sabo (16 September 1964, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; guitar) and Rachel Bolan (b. James Southworth, 9 Feburary 1966, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; bass). Canadian vocalist Sebastian Bach (b. Sebastian Philip Bierk, 3 April 1968, Freeport, Bahamas; ex-Madam X), Scotti Hill (b. Scott Lawren Read more

Ratt - 85% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Documentaries
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This heavy metal band was formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, by Stephen Pearcy (vocals), Robbin Crosby (4 August 1959, San Diego, California, USA, d. 6 June 2002, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Warren DeMartini (guitar), Juan Croucier (bass), and Bobby ‘The Blotz’ Blotzer (drums). They evolved out of 70s band Mickey Ratt, transmuting into their present Read more

Warrant - 85% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Heavy Metal
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A product of the late 80s Los Angeles, California, USA club scene, hard rock band Warrant was formed in 1984 by guitarist Erik Turner (Eric Benjamin Turner, 31 March 1964, Omaha, Nebraska, USA). The early line-up of the band included Jerry Dixon (b. 15 September 1967, Pasadena, California, USA; bass), Adam Shore (vocals), Josh Lewis (b. Joshua Cohen, 15 October 1967, Chicago Read more

Vince Neil - 79% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy
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Following his surprise sacking from Mötley Crüe, frontman Vince Neil (Vincent Neil Wharton, 8 February 1961, Hollywood, California, USA) wasted no time in establishing a solo career, contributing ‘You’re Invited But Your Friend Can’t Come’ (co-written with Damn Yankees duo Jack Blades and Tommy Shaw) to the Encino Man (California Man outside the Read more

Cinderella - 78% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Children's Music
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This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA-based band was formed in 1983 by Tom Keifer (guitar/vocals), Eric Brittingham (bass) and Michael Kelly Smith (guitar) and Tony Destra (drums). The latter pair soon left to form Britny Fox, and it was a line-up comprising Keifer, Brittingham, Jeff LaBar (ex-White Foxx) and Jody Cortez that signed to PolyGram Records. The label acted on Jon Bo Read more

Kix - 69% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Documentaries
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Quiet Riot - 66% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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This US heavy metal band had their ‘five minutes’ of fame in 1983 with a remake of the Slade song, ‘Cum On Feel The Noize’, and a US number 1 album, Metal Health - the first metal album to reach that position in the US charts. However, they were unable to maintain that momentum with subsequent releases. The band formed in 1975 with lanky vocalist Kevin DuBr Read more

Def Leppard - 65% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music Theme
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This perennially popular UK hard rock band was formed in 1977 in Sheffield, Yorkshire by Pete Willis (16 February 1960, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; guitar), Rick Savage (b. 2 December 1960, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; bass) and Tony Kenning (drums), as Atomic Mass. They assumed their current name when Joe Elliott (b. 1 August 1959, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; vocals Read more

L.A. Guns - 64% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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This US hard rock band was originally formed in 1983 by guitarist Tracii Guns (20 January 1966, USA), vocalist Axl Rose, bass player Ole Beich, and drummer Rob Gardner. Guns, Rose and Gardner subsequently appeared in the original line-up of Guns N’Roses, before Guns left to re-form his own band with Gardner, Beich and vocalist Michael Jagosz. The quartet recorded an EP Read more

Dokken - 62% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries
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This Los Angeles, USA heavy metal band was put together by vocalist Don Dokken (29 June 1953). His first break came when producer Dieter Dierks recruited him to supply (eventually unused) back-up vocals on the Scorpions’Blackout in 1982. Dierks then allowed Dokken the remaining studio time to produce demos. These rough recordings impressed Carrere Records enough to sec Read more

Faster Pussycat - 59% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Documentaries Heavy Metal Heavy Metal
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The mid-80s Los Angeles glam/sleaze scene that produced Guns N’Roses also saw the formation of Faster Pussycat in 1986, around vocalist Taime Downe and guitarist Mick Cripps - although Cripps later departed for L.A. Guns along with original bass player Kelly Nickels. Downe, formerly co-owner of LA club The Cathouse, recruited guitarists Brent Muscat and Greg Steele, bass Read more

Guns N' Roses - 59% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Spoken Word Heavy Metal Music & Radio
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The original members of the most controversial heavy rock band of the late 80s included Axl Rose (an anagram of Oral Sex) (William Bruce Rose Jnr., 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA) and Izzy Stradlin (b. Jeffrey Dean Isbell, 8 April 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA). Vocalist Rose, who had first sung at the age of five in a church choir, met guitarist Stradlin in Los An Read more

KISS - 59% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Music & Radio Kids & Family Comedy Soundtracks Spoken Word Documentaries Heavy Metal Movies & TV
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Following the demise of their previous band Wicked Lester, US heavy rock outfit Kiss was formed in 1972 by Paul Stanley (Stanley Harvey Eisen, 20 January 1952, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA; rhythm guitar/vocals) and Gene Simmons (b. Chaim Witz, 25 August 1949, Haifa, Israel; bass/vocals). The duo went on to recruit Peter Criss (b. George Peter John Criscoula, 20 D Read more

Twisted Sister - 59% match to Mötley Crüe

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Comedy Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1973, this New York, USA-based hard rock band’s original purpose was to provide the antidote to the disco music that was saturating the airwaves during the mid-70s. Twisted Sister evolved from a band called Silverstar, but the line-up did not start to take shape until 1976 when founding members Jay Jay French (John Segall, 20 July 1952, USA; guitar) and Kenny Read more

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