Motley Crue will officially start celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary on Sunday, January 17. That’s the official date of when Nikki Sixx first jammed with Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon.

Fans can go online to Facebook and sign the Motley Cure card and post their thoughts on the band and tag it with #Happy Birthday To Crüe.

Nikki Sixx commented on the big event and said: “It's always been about great songs and over-the-top live shows for us. The fans were always right by our side. I don't know where all of the years went. It went by in a flash. What I can't forget are the four decades of fans who have counted themselves as Crüe heads from day one.”

Motley Crue has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, achieving seven USA platinum and multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, and have earned three Grammy nominations.

TL;DR:

  • Motley Crue will officially start celebrating the band’s 40th anniversary on Sunday, January 17.
  • On this date, Nikki Sixx first jammed with Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon.
  • Fans can go online to Facebook and sign the Motley Cure card and post their thoughts on the band and tag it with #Happy Birthday To Crüe.