The statement on the Motley Crue website starts like this:
Almost 6 years after signing a Cessation of Touring agreement, the contract is off the table because a whole new generation of Crüeheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together. Following the huge success of their NETFLIX biopic THE DIRT, Mötley Crüe has seen a massive surge in new audience. And the band best known for breaking the rules has destroyed their cessation of touring contract in true Mötley Crüe-fashion, by literally blowing it up. Read the full text here.
Of course we're stoked about this news. I can't say it was a surprise though. I think everyone has been waiting for this news since the "contract" signing six years ago. If there were an office pool I would have lost. I thought it would take a bit longer..
Here's the post form the band announcing the news:
There's also talk of a tour with Def Leppard and Poison. No dates or venues have been announced. Word is they'll be paying US stadiums in 2020. Count me in.