Mötley Crüe's Final Concert Captured at the Staples Center in their Hometown of L.A. on New Years Eve 2015!
On December 31, 2015, rock icons Mötley Crüe completed their 35-year touring career as a band. The spectacular final concert was held at the Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, CA, just 10 miles from the Sunset Strip where the band's infamous and decadent career first launched. The band thrilled the sold-out arena with performances of mega-hits such as "Kickstart My Heart," "Girls, Girls, Girls," "Home Sweet Home" and "Dr. Feelgood." While not everyone was able to witness their final show live, Mötley Crüe fans can now catch all the action with the new Blu-Ray + CD set The End: Live in Los Angeles.
In January 2014, Mötley Crüe held a press conference announcing their Final Tour, complete with a "cessation of touring" agreement signed by all members prohibiting any and all future live engagements under the Mötley Crüe name. The Crüe's two-year concert trek saw the band – Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums) – perform across five continents (North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia) for a total of more than 164 shows in 72 markets grossing over $100 million.
Known for their over-the-top production, Mötley Crüe did not disappoint for their last ever show on New Year's Eve. Huge, cutting-edge pyro stunts included Sixx's bass guitar spitting fire over 30 ft. into the air, while Lee's "Crüecifly" drum roller coaster soared over crowds. Neil delivered an emotional "Thank you" speech to the audience, while the band supplied next-level, high-octane fueled energy, ringing in the New Year on stage with thousands of balloons raining down on the crowd. The grand finale of the show included a blow-out performance of their hit single, "Kickstart My Heart" with Sixx and Neil floating above the audience in far-reaching "cherry-pickers." Leaving fans in tears, the show concluded with an emotional encore rendition of "Home Sweet Home" from the second stage riser in the center of the audience.