4 Band Origin Stories

Today (December 11) is Nikki Sixx's birthday, and to celebrate, we thought we'd look back on some of the pivotal moments in rock history that lead to the creation of Motley Crue and some of the biggest bands ever.  Enjoy!

November 18, 1991: U2 Release 'Achtung Baby'

After the monumental success of The Joshua Tree and its subsequent tour, there was definitely a sense of “Now what?” with U2.  The band, perhaps, didn’t know themselves, which made sense why Bono said at a show in Dublin on December 30th, 1989 that, “We just have to go away and dream it all up again.”