5 Songs About The Devil – #1 Motley Crue’s Shout At The Devil [VIDEO]
I don’t know about you, but when I think of Old Scratch, I automatically think of L.A. glam-rock heavy metal and Vince Neil and the boys. It’s obvious they were trying to capitalize on KISS‘ success in the 70’s by stealing their stage show theatrics, a little of their make-up and turning up the heat in their lyrics and marketing.
It’s from the band’s 2nd album of the same name and the original release was just a black cover with a Satanist pentagram on it. It caused so much controversy that the second run of the album later in the year sported a revised cover featuring the band members. In terms of getting exposure, I’d say mission accomplished.