Machine Gun Kelly will play Tommy Lee in the coming Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt. In addition, the rapper will participate in one of the songs of the band that will be on the soundtrack of the film.
The Dirt will also feature Douglas Booth as Nikki Sixx, Daniel Webber as Vince Neil and Iwan Rheon as Mick Mars. It should debut on Netflix on March 22. For the movie, Mötley Crüe met to record four new songs.
In a Q & A on Twitter, Sixx was asked if Machine Gun Kelly participated in one of the songs. He replied, “Yes. New song with MGK is coming really soon.We wrote the song for #TheDirtMovie”.
— ⚡️ xxıS ıʞʞıN ⚡️ (@NikkiSixx) February 7, 2019
Mötley Crüe is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead singer Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars. Mötley Crüe has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including 25 million albums in the United States, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.
The members of the band have often been noted for their hedonistic lifestyles and the persona they maintained. Following its hard rock and heavy metal origins, with the third album Theatre of Pain (1985), the band joined the first wave of glam metal.
Its most recent studio album, Saints of Los Angeles, was released on June 24, 2008. Its final show took place on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015, and was filmed for a theatrical and Blu-ray release in 2016. On September 13, 2018, Mötley Crüe announced that they had reunited and were working on new music.
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