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Buy Motley Crue's
Saints of Los Angeles album

Motley Crue Down Under
Motley Crue Down Under book
On Tour with The Carnival of Sins

This is Gonna Hurt
This is Gonna Hurt by Sixx: A.M.


Tattoos & Tequila by Vince Neil


Motley Crue's Greatest Hits CD

Motley Crue's Carnival of Sins Live concert DVD
Motley Crue's Carnival of Sins
Live concert DVD

 
Tommy Lee's latest album from
Methods of Mayhem

 Buy Motley Crue Greatest Video Hits with discount
Motley Crue
Greatest Video Hits DVD

Buy Motley Crue - The Dirt with discount, cheap
Motley Crue - The Dirt



The parting of the heavens... the blue moon rising... the second coming... call it what you will. Mötley Crüe touring the homeland of Chronological Crue - I'd like to see that! Well, dreams DO come true... and good things DO come to those who wait and now my time has come. For years, I've enjoyed reading about all your Crüe experiences and reviews. Now it's my turn... and I want to share it all with you. I'll give it to you straight... from the heart, so you can feel a part of Mötley Crüe's 'New Tattoo Tour'  Australia 2000 as well. Come take a ride on the Mileside!

Chapter 1 - Smell Some Roses - 25 August 2000. (10,000 Miles - Take 1)

I'm feeling like I should smell some roses along my way here today. For years I have watched many 'fans' whinge and whine about so many Mötley things...from stuff like 'oh I liked the 16th time I saw Mötley better than this time because Vince was slimmer' to 'damn I wish Mötley were playing here on Sunday night instead because then I could get the night off work.' I just smile... thinking 'well that would be a nice problem for me to have.'

See I put my family first... It's my duty to do the absolute best by and for them every single day. There's been many times over the years where Sara and I have had a thought... 'ah let's just blow a heap of dough and fly to the States to see our first Mötley show' but nup, financially that would be hard (pretty much, impossible) for us as we already have many commitments. Sure, you have to do what you want in life, but we need to give our kids the best and not be selfish... so we've never done it.

Besides... perhaps if we had of done it... Chronological Crue wouldn't be what it is today - since it's probably fuelled by that mystery, intrigue, and desire... of wondering what a Crüe show is really like.

The biggest irony of my life was also the HUGE honour in writing that intro in the LIVE CD. How Mötley? How funny? How serious? How rewarding?

Many have emailed me over the years....everything from 'f*ck it man, fly over' to 'you should do the official site and they should fly you' to the most awesome thank you emails in appreciation for this site.

I've always thought and often replied... 'one day, my time will come' and believed in myself that 'hard work and doing the right thing in life always pays off.' Well, I've Stuck To My Guns and now my time is cumming. Not because Mötley are coming to my town.....not because I have the night off work that night when they play...

I live in the most isolated capital city in the world... but what an incredibly beautiful city Perth is (yeh, read what Lita Ford said about it in my interview with her). I seriously doubt Mötley will come to my town on an Australian Tour. They didn't last time... the only time so far - 10 Years ago.

I couldn't fly last time because my wife (to be, at that point) Sara was pregnant with Ben, and I was lost on unemployment benefits wondering how my life fits into this huge world. I couldn't fly the shortest distance by affording the cheapest flight to the closest city they were coming to me... approx 3000kms to Melbourne (5hr flight).

But now I've done the hard yards... into a strong headwind... in the sand... with bastards pulling at your legs trying to get to your throat.

Just last night I was up til 1am working on some Mötley stuff for this site... then off to court this morning with my shield fending off some Dregs... Cappuccinos with Sara, then back to my lovely home office for a work phone conference and stuff... and later, off to the recording studio tonight to do some more vocals with my band. Yeh, so what's ya damn point, you wonder? I dunno... I'm just dribbling shit for a change. Is this what happens when you're about to see Mötley in your homeland??? I don't know - I'm a virgin there.

I guess it's because this time we CAN afford to fly thousands of miles to the East Coast.... and I'm just too bloody happy.

Shit - I wonder what it'll be like? They won't disappoint me will they? How much time will I be able to spend with them... hopefully more than concert time... but if I only see them from the last row in the arena for an hour - well that's this dream come true.

It'll be totally bizarre if I meet them. I feel like these guys could be my brothers... I don't have a brother, but I feel I know much more about them than my only sister. Will it be like catching up with an old friend that you haven't seen in ages? Or will Mick even speak to me? hehehe

Anyway... I'm just hoping some dates are announced soon. The suspense is killing me... but I sit here thinking of and searching for more Mötley... while some people are revolted by the mention of a support band they may have to endure, the next time they see the Crüe.

...and I sit here listening to the very cool CD that Plache at Mötleyland.com sent me... a guy that I met some years ago now... and even through his anti-Swine stance... still admired then and now. Thanks for being a Crüehead, Em.

I've met some amazing Crüeheads online (Gday Alex)... like you probably all have. Maybe I'd have met some cool Oasisheads too, if they were my band... but I bet that they wouldn't be like all you... besides, they would have tried to shut down this 'unofficial' site long ago! 
See, to me the 'Crüeheads are the Best' is not a cliché, but a way of life. Are you doing your best today?

BTW: My name is Paul... and I'm a Sludgaholic. hehehe

Rock on
Paul Miles*

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