Legendary rock band Mötley Crüe will kick off their last UK tour at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.
The iconic outfit announced the European leg of their two-year Final Tour - which will culminate at Staples Center on December 31 in the band’s hometown of Los Angeles, for their last ever show - on Tuesday.
North East fans will get to see them - and their special guest, Alice Cooper - on November 2 at the Arena - one of the venues suggested by the fans themselves after being asked where they wanted to see the band play.
More than 500,000 fans in 18 European countries shared their messages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #DemandtheCrue and the results were revealed at Tuesday’s press conference.
The November tour dates promise to be the ultimate farewell to the European continent as Mötley Crüe will be bringing over their biggest production and pyro show to date including Nikki Sixx’s flame throwing bass and Tommy Lee’s ‘Crüecifly’ drum coaster, as well as the ‘Crüesnest’ where fans can sit with the band up close and personal during the grand finale of the show.
Bassist Nikki Sixx said: “We’re excited to come back to Europe with all the songs, bells and whistles and say goodbye during The Final Tour to the greatest fans in rock n roll.”
After 34 years performing together, the 2015 leg of the Final Tour includes shows all across the globe. Mötley Crüe have just finished a tour of Australia and New Zealand in May for their last ever shows there after concluding their final Japan run this past February.
The band are currently saying farewell to the European festival circuit having just laid waste to Sweden Rock Festival this past weekend and with two massive performances coming up this weekend at Novarock Festival in Austria and at Download in the UK.
- Tickets for Mötley Crüe with special guest Alice Cooper at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on November 2, go on sale at 10am on June 19 and will be available from the box office, the booking line on 0844 493 6666 or online at www.metroradioarena.co.uk