The Crue had to prove themselves every time they released a new record in the ‘80s. So many people would write them off & say their time had come . . . & then the next record would be another huge success. This 1987 Faces article asks Crue fans what they expected of the boys after the almost drastic image & sound change on the previous record, Theatre Of Pain.
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Circus caught up with Nikki in early ‘87 to talk about the new record, the songs (‘Five Years Dead’ came from a novel), the upcoming tour, an early run-in with computers & a recent slag from hero Steven Tyler when he saw Nikki wearing one of his 1970s-styled suits onstage: