MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Dirt’

Review by Greg Maki-----After years of development at various studios, Netflix finally has brought a film adaptation of Mötley Crüe’s 2001 autobiography, “The Dirt” (co-written by Neil Strauss), to the screen. And much like last year’s Queen biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” it’s just sort of OK. Unlike that Oscar-winning film, “The Dirt,” directed by “Jackass” co-creator... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Saints of Los Angeles’ (2008)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----The early years of the 21st century were an eventful time for Mötley Crüe. The album intended to be its return to form, “New Tattoo” (2000), and... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Generation Swine’ (1997)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----Mötley Crüe had made an album with new frontman John Corabi—self-titled, released in 1994—that moved the band in a darker, less frivolous direction that fit a time... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Mötley Crüe’ (1994)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----One thing you can never accuse Mötley Crüe of is being predictable. In 1989, “Dr. Feelgood” became the band’s first number one album and went on to... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Dr. Feelgood’ (1989)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----My Mötley Crüe story begins in the summer of 1989. I had not yet reached my 10th birthday and had only recently discovered MTV. (You see, kids,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ (1987)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----Though the band members put almost no real effort into it, Mötley Crüe achieved its greatest commercial success to date with “Theatre of Pain” (1985). That probably... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Theatre of Pain’ (1985)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----When Mötley Crüe came home in 1984, it was on top of the world. “Shout at the Devil” had gone platinum, and it had toured the globe... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Shout at the Devil’ (1983)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----“Too Fast for Love,” self-released in 1981, remastered and re-released by Elektra Records in 1982, laid the foundation for Mötley Crüe, introducing band to the masses and,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mötley Crüe – ‘Too Fast for Love’ (1981)

Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----The original version of the song “Too Fast for Love” begins with the line “When you’re young and crazy, life goes on.” Who in their youth was... Continue Reading →

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