Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil reflects on 30-year run: Aidin Vaziri | The overdoses, breakups, fights, sex videos and frequent prison stays have only made Mötley Crüe stronger. This year, the eternally decadent Los Angeles hard rock band – featuring the original lineup of singer Vince Neil, bassist Nikki Sixx, guitarist Mick Mars and drummer Tommy Lee – celebrates its 30th anniversary with an arena tour with Poison and the New York Dolls. The show hits the Bill Graham Civic on Wednesday. Neil, who owns a home in Danville, looks back on the group’s studio releases and marvels that he survived. “When people give us lifetime achievement awards and all that, I think, wow, we’ve been together 30 years,” he says. “Not too many bands can do that.” Read more.