Nikki Sixx Aims to ‘Stretch Motley Crue’s Audience’ With New Song

The upcoming horror-thriller flick that stars members of Motley CrueFive Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach, The Retaliatorsnow has an official movie theme, “The Retaliators Theme (21 Bullets).” It emerged alongside an animated music video on Friday (Aug. 5).

The song is performed by Motley Crue with Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills and From Ashes to New. The Retaliators, the movie overseen by the artists’ label and management company that’s now venturing into film, Better Noise Music, was first teased in 2019.

Watch the video down toward the bottom of this post.

Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx says of the song, “Writing a new theme song for a horror flick was inspiring. This was my first time writing for a horror-thriller film, and it took me in a different direction. … I worked with some great new artists to create a new sound that will stretch Motley Crue’s audience to new fans. I had a great time writing it, and I think our fans will love it too!”

A new Retaliators trailer emerged last month. In the film, a pastor uncovers a dark underworld as he searches for clues about his daughter’s murder. The soundtrack features more music by Crue, Papa Roach, Bad Wolves and others. It comes out Sept. 16.

The Retaliators hits theaters Sept. 14. Listen to the rest of the soundtrack here. Motley Crue are now touring North America on their summer “Stadium Tour.” Get tickets here.

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“The Retaliators Theme (21 Bullets)” (Music Video)

The Retaliators Trailer 

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