Mötley Crüe & Machine Gun Kelly Rip Through ‘The Dirt (Est. 1981)’: Listen


The first new track from the group in 4 years will seem on the soundtrack to the upcoming Netflix biopic.

For anybody questioning whether or not mascara metallic icons Mötley Crüe may discover a chic option to work rapper Machine Gun Kelly into the combo on their new collaboration, relax, they bought this. After weeks of teases, the unlikely supergroup dropped the grinding single "The Dirt (Est. 1981)," on Friday (Feb. 22) and it's just about precisely what you'd anticipate from this odd couple pairing. 

The four-minute single launches with some blitzing guitars, Tommy Lee's walloping drum beats and singer Vince Neil wailing "Gimme the dust/ Just gimme the dust/ Just gimme what I need til it hurts/ Just gimme the dust/ Gimme the dust/ Let's take it to the highest and watch it burn" in his basic circa-1989 debauched sneer. A leaner, shinier model of the band's basic glam metallic, the track's refrain is custom-built for shouting out whereas throwing up some metallic and MGK's rap mid-way via provides the proper dirty, trendy twist.

"More intercourse, extra tats, extra blood, extra ache... Late night time journey down the Sunset Strip/ New bike with the plate studying '666'," MGK raps in a gravely voice over an ominous riff, reeling off a panoply of Crüe-approved subjects, together with cocaine, quick bikes and well-endowed strippers. MGK performs Mötley drummer Lee within the film and "The Dirt" is one in every of 4 new songs the unique band recorded for the upcoming Netflix biopic The Dirt, based mostly on the 2001 best-selling band autobiography of the identical identify.

The Jeff Tremaine-directed movie will debut on Netflix on March 22.

Listen to "The Dirt" beneath