Posted at: 01/28/2014 3:33 PM
Updated at: 01/28/2014 3:36 PM
In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, from left, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee of the band Motley Crue pose together onstage at a tribute to the band to launch the 4th Annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood, Calif.
Photo: AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Motley Crue is hanging up its guitars for good.
The heavy metal band plans to say goodbye with 72 concerts before retiring. The rockers made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday in Hollywood.
Alice Cooper will tour with the group. Tickets go on sale Friday.
A Motley Crue tribute album is in the works, as is a big-screen version of the band's 2002 book, "The Dirt."
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