Mötley Crüe’s Final Tour, which grossed $86.1 million in 2014 in 2015, has turned out to be not so final.
The band will head out on the road again in 2020, with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. No New Jersey dates are currently scheduled, but there will be shows at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Aug. 15; and Citi Field in New York, Aug. 23.
Ticket for Philadelphia go on sale Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., with pre-sales starting Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. Visit ticketmaster.com. There is no on-sale information for New York yet.
The tour will be called The Stadium Tour.
Mötley Crüe members Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars reportedly signed a “cessation of touring” contract before The Final Tour, preventing them from touring beyond 2015 as Mötley Crüe.
There was, through, a major loophole in the contract.
“The only loophole is if all four band members agreed to do it, we could override our own contract,” Nikki Sixx told Rolling Stone in 2014. “ut we know that will never happen. There are people in this band who will refuse to ever do it again, and you’re talking to one of them. There is no amount of money that would ever make me do it again because I have such pride in how we’re ending it.”
On Nov. 18, the band said in a statement: “The contract is off the table because a whole new generation of Crüeheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together.”
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