Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Watch: MACHINE GUN KELLY Joins MÖTLEY CRÜE On Stage At HELLFEST To Carry out ‘The Dust’

Rapper Machine Gun Kelly — whose actual identify is Colson Baker — joined MÖTLEY CRÜE on stage on June 16 at Hellfest in Clisson, France to carry out the only “The Dust (Est. 1981) (feat. Machine Gun Kelly)”. Fan-filmed video will be seen beneath.

“The Dust (Est. 1981)” was one in every of 4 songs MÖTLEY CRÜE recorded for the soundtrack to the movie adaptation of its biography, “The Dust – Confessions Of The World’s Most Infamous Rock Band”.

Throughout an look on SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones‘s radio present, “Jonesy’s Jukebox”, on the 95.5 KLOS radio station, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx mentioned about how “The Dust (Est. 1981)” happened: “We have been in New Orleans. That is the place we filmed many of the film. And we have been flying again, and I used to be flying with Tommy [Lee, drums]… And I mentioned, ‘Let’s write some music.’ And I did not assume we might ever do something once more collectively moreover this film — we form of known as it a day. And I had about seven, eight songs I had been engaged on — not for MÖTLEY CRÜE. I used to be working with John 5 [then-ROB ZOMBIE guitarist]. We have been simply writing music. So I had these concepts. And Tommy mentioned he had a bunch of concepts. And Mick Mars [guitar] had some concepts. And we simply began form of placing them collectively. And we ended up with 9 songs all known as ‘The Dust’. And by the point we found out which of them we liked, we have been down to a few songs, and this track ended up being the one we selected for the primary single.”

Launched in March 2019, the film, which was helmed by “Jackass Presents: Dangerous Grandpa” director Jeff Tremaine, was picked up by Netflix after being beforehand developed at Focus Options and earlier than that at Paramount.

Machine Gun Kelly performs Lee within the film. “The Dust” additionally stars Daniel Webber (“The Punisher”) as singer Vince Neil, Douglas Sales space as Sixx and Iwan Rheon (“Recreation Of Thrones”) as guitarist Mick Mars.

Machine Gun Kelly instructed Billboard that he obtained his half within the film after “a six-audition course of. The primary two, I used to be auditioning for Nikki Sixx, after which the final 4 for Tommy Lee, over the course of two and a half years,” he mentioned.

John 5 joined MÖTLEY CRÜE final fall because the substitute for Mars. Mick introduced his retirement from touring with MÖTLEY CRÜE final October because of worsening well being points.

Mars suffers from Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS),a continual and inflammatory type of arthritis that primarily impacts the backbone and pelvis. After years of performing by way of the ache, he knowledgeable the opposite members of MÖTLEY CRÜE final summer season that he may not tour with them however would nonetheless be open to recording new music or acting at residencies that didn’t require a lot journey.

When Mars introduced his retirement from touring with MÖTLEY CRÜE, he maintained that he would stay a member of the band, with John 5 taking his place on the street. Nevertheless, in early April the 71-year-old musician filed a lawsuit towards CRÜE in Los Angeles County’s Superior Court docket claiming that, after his announcement, the remainder of CRÜE tried to take away him as a major stakeholder within the group’s company and enterprise holdings through a shareholders’ assembly.

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