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Motley Crue announce The Final Tour; NY/NJ summer amphitheater dates announced

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After over three decades of touring, rocking, and partying, the bad boys of Motley Crue have announced their final tour, called simply, The Final Tour.

Citing their desire to go out on top and retire the band, the musicians made the unprecedented decision to sign a formal Cessation Of Touring Agreement, which prevents any future efforts to tour under the Motley Crue name once this 2-year cycle comes to an end.

A staggering 72 dates were announced today, covering July through November of this year, and include a Jones Beach show on Friday, August 29 followed by a PNC Arts Center show the next day on August 30. Other semi-nearby dates include Camden, NJ on August 23 and Atlantic City on October 25.

Next year will almost certainly see the band swing back this way for a last hurrah before they officially wrap things up at the end of 2015, but this summer's Jones Beach and PNC shows will still likely sell out as one of the final chances to see the legendary band in action.

Crue toured with KISS in 2012 for a staggering display of rock n' roll (see photos and read my review of the Jones Beach show here), and it will be exciting to see what kind of stageshow the pyro-happy, roller coaster-loving band brings out with them. And as if Motley Crue isn't enough, none other than Alice Cooper will be opening the show, offering a lineup that promises to beat any other rock tour of the summer.

Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday, January 30 at 10am on Ticketmaster.com and prices start at the jaw-dropping low price of $25 plus fees.

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