Tag Archives: The Dirt

Mötley Crüe premiere new video for “Take Me To the Top”

Posted by on May 31, 2019

Mötley Crüe have premiered a new music video for the classic song “Take Me To the Top.” The track is initially taken from the group’s debut album 1981’s Too Fast For Love. However, due to the success of their Netflix biopic The Dirt (read our collaborative review here),the band has shared a fresh visual representation […]

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Jake E. Lee says Ozzy Osbourne’s ant-snorting scene in ‘The Dirt’ didn’t happen

Posted by on April 18, 2019

While we can read about crazy things Ozzy Osbourne has done over the years in his autobiography, I Am Ozzy, it seems there are stories we’ve heard and seen overall, isn’t accurate. Unfortunately, one of the prince of darkness’ unhinged tales was displayed in the recent Mötley Crüe biopic, The Dirt. This was marked as one […]

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‘The Dirt’ becomes a New York Times best seller once again

Posted by on April 4, 2019

As Mötley Crüe enjoys the success of their documentary film The Dirt (read our review here and check out our April Fools prank here), the book that spawned it, 2001’s The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band has once again found itself on the New York Times best seller list. Written by Neil Strauss, […]

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Metal Insider reviews The Mötley Crüe biopic ‘The Dirt’

Posted by on March 25, 2019

The Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt, finally premiered over the weekend (22nd) via Netflix. A few of us at Metal Insider decided to share a few thoughts on the film. Read our collaborative review below – *spoiler alerts* Jeff Podoshen:  As a film, it works quite well and I found the movie to be well […]

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Mötley Crüe streaming cover of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”

Posted by on March 15, 2019

The Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt will premiere on Netflix next Friday (22nd) as the soundtrack will also be released on the same day that will include four new Mötley Crüe songs. While we’ve already heard their fresh track “The Dirt,” featuring Machine Gun Kelly, the group are now streaming their cover of Madonna’s “Like […]

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Casting revealed for Mötley Crüe’s ‘The Dirt’

Posted by on January 23, 2018

Last year it was revealed that Netflix picked up the film adaptation of Mötley Crüe’s 2001’s autobiography The Dirt. Finally, Nearly one year later, the casting has finally been revealed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cast is essentially complete for all four band members. Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon is in negotiations to […]

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Report: Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ headed to Netflix

Posted by on March 24, 2017

We’ve been hearing about the long-in-the-works film adaptation of Motely Crue’s 2001 autobiography The Dirt almost as long as the book’s been around. Back in 2013, it was reported that Jackass director Jeff Tremaine would direct the movie version. At the time, Paramount’s MTV Films was connected to it. Focus Features also was connected at one time. Now […]

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Mötley Crüe talk farewell tour and ‘The Dirt’ film adaptation

Posted by on May 16, 2014

And so continues the Mötley Crüe farewell news train. This week, the band (and when we say the band we mean just Tommy Lee) gave Billboard the latest tidbits about the band’s new song, the tour, and the film adaptation of The Dirt. Lee’s latest update on the tour hints at the band potentially playing a two-hour […]

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Some Jackass (director) is going to direct Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’

Posted by on November 4, 2013

The film version of Mötley Crüe’s excellent 2001 autobiography The Dirt has been in the works almost since the book was published. After years of rumors and false starts, the film finally has its director, Jeff Tremaine. The director is fresh off a #1 movie, as his most recent film, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, debuted atop the […]

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‘Louder Than Hell’ Authors Discuss Tackling Entire Metal Genre In One Book

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Both respected journalists in their own right, Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman combined forces to write “The Definitive Oral History Of Metal.” Louder Than Hell was released last month, and the gargantuan book (736 pages) sums up the beginnings, past and present of an entire genre with plenty of stories, anecdotes and remembrances from the artists […]

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