Joe Elliott Says He Never Took Motley Crue’s Retirement Seriously

Joe Elliott Says He Never Took Motley Crue’s Retirement Seriously

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In light of the recent tour announcement from Def Leppard, Motley Crue, and Poison, Joe Elliott said he always doubted Motley Crue’s retirement.

In a recent conversation with Rolling Stone, the Def Leppard member said contracts were meant to be torn up.

“I kind of sniggered into my cup of coffee like, ‘Yeah, right,’” he said. “I told Nikki [Sixx] that when he signed it, ‘You guys are just Bowie, Sinatra, Cher, all rolled into one.’ It’s theater. And those guys are theatrical. Contracts are there to be torn up. That’s what they are. People break them all the time in sports. Why can’t you break one in music?”

Read the full story on Ultimate Classic Rock.

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