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Mötley Crüe Are Doing a Las Vegas Residency

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 18: Motley Crue band members (L-R) Vince Neil and Tommy Lee arrive at the Annual Sunset Strip Music Festival, Tribute to Motley Crue at the House of Blues Sunset Blvd on August 18, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Photo: Frazer Harrison/2011 Getty Images

Celine. Cher. Crüe. Yes, Vince Neil & Co. are heading to Las Vegas for a three-week residency at the Hard Rock Hotel, as revealed on Piers Morgan Tonight. Which kind of works, as they’ve been the Cirque du Soleil of heavy metal for three decades, minus anything that could be dubbed classy or artsy.

“We’re the first hard rock band ever to have a residency [in Las Vegas],” Neil said. “There’s been bands like Santana and Elton John and these kinds of acts, but for us, Mötley Crüe, we’re all about theater and about over-the-top stage show, so it’s a perfect fit for us.”

The residency will begin February 3, 2012; tickets are already on sale. Looks like being scorched by Dane Cook wasn’t the Crüe’s low point, after all.

Mötley Crüe Are Doing a Las Vegas Residency