Motley Crue To Commemorate Vinyl Reissue with Limited Edition Leather Box Set Journals Of the Damned

By Newsferatu, Writer
Friday, November 21, 2008 @ 12:08 AM

Includes First Five Career Albums and Saints of Los Angeles

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Press release:

Motley Crue announced today that Eleven Seven Music/Motley Records will release vinyl configurations of their current hit album Saints of Los Angeles along with their first five classic studio albums, Too Fast For Love (1981); Shout at the Devil (1983); Theatre of Pain (1985); Girls, Girls, Girls (1987) and Dr. Feelgood (1989) on Tuesday, November 25. Each album is pressed on high quality 180 gram vinyl and cut from the original analog master tapes.

To mark this occasion, Motley Crue is releasing a limited edition leather box set, Journals Of The Damned, containing all six vinyl releases. Limited to a sales run of 500, each set is individually numbered and also contains a Shout At the Devil Era lithograph signed by all four members of the band. The sets are available exclusively for order at www.motley.com.

The release of these Motley Crue albums on vinyl comes as many music fans are embracing vinyl for its superior sound quality and new technology allowing the transfer to MP3. With increased availability at major music retailers and online, LPs are making a comeback.

"I remember opening up my first vinyl and seeing the incredible artwork it had. There’s nothing like it," said Nikki Sixx. "You also get that true gritty sound on vinyl that really makes a rock record sound great which CD’s can never achieve. With the current resurgence of vinyl, it came at a perfect time for us to open up the next generation of rock fans to what they’ve been missing out on."

Saints of Los Angeles 2009 Tour Dates:

    (2/2-3/18 with Hinder, Theory of a Deadman and The Last Vegas)
    (2/6-2/7 and 3/3 with Mötley Crüe and The Last Vegas ONLY)
  • 2/2/09 - San Diego, CA - Cox Arena **
  • 2/4/09 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center **
  • 2/6/09 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel**
  • 2/7/09 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel **
  • 2/10/09 - Omaha, NE - Quest Center **
  • 2/11/09 - Moline, IL - iWireless Center **
  • 2/13/09 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena **
  • 2/14/09 - Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center **
  • 2/15/09 - Rockford, IL - MetroCentre **
  • 2/17/09 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena **
  • 2/18/09 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center **
  • 2/19/09 - Green Bay, WI - Resch Center **
  • 2/21/09 - Nashville, TN - Sommet Center **
  • 2/22/09 - Birmingham, AL - BJCC Arena**
  • 2/25/09 - Greenville, SC - BI-LO Center **
  • 2/27/09 - Lafayette, LA - Cajun Dome ***
  • 2/28/09 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena ***
  • 3/3/09 - Miami, FL - Hard Rock Casino***
  • 3/4/09 - Orlando, FL - UCF Arena **
  • 3/6/09 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa **
  • 3/7/09 - Erie, PA - Erie Civic Center **
  • 3/8/09 - Hershey, PA - Giant Center ***
  • 3/10/09 - Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place *
  • 3/11/09 - Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum *
  • 3/13/09 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena **
  • 3/14/09 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena **
  • 3/16/09 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden **
  • 3/17/09 - Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena**
  • 3/18/09 - Portland, ME - Cumberland County Civic Center **
* Indicates On-Sale November 21
** Indicates On-Sale November 22
*** Indicates On-Sale December 6

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