Here’s a Hit Parader from May 1987 & a Faces from April of the same year. Motley’s fourth album, Girls Girls Girls was released in May of 1987 & folks were wondering: do the boys still have it? Theatre Of Pain divided some fans, not only with almost drastic change in costume but also with the band adopting elements of more mainstream hard rock music like Aerosmith, especially in tunes as the album opener, ‘City Boy Blues’ & the ballad, ‘Home Sweet Home.’ Girls carried on this formula but maintained Motley’s own dark & violent touch.
HP has a Theatre era photo & Faces a Shout one from, I think, Crue’s European tour in 1984.
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