Going to see Alice Cooper in Atlantic City when you’re ten-years-old, we can attest, kind of messes up your idea of what a concert should be for the rest of your life. Basically anything that doesn’t involve wild stage theatrics, varied pyrotechnics, giant animatronic Frankensteins, live boa constrictors, and blood raining down over the first few rows seems downright dull. What we’re saying is, expect a show from “The Godfather of Shock Rock” (who claims to have gotten his wholesome-sounding name from a Quija board) when he plays MSG tonight with Mötley Crüe, possibly the hairiest and most umlaut-happy of the hair metal sect. See Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, and the original Crüe play their (alleged) last show in New York. If the Final Tour really is as final as it claims, this is sure to be one for the history books…or Necronomicon, same dif.
Tue., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., 2014