Nikki Sixx has touched on the fact that Mötley Crüe will never be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with the institution seemingly banning the group from induction.

Over the last few months, there has been plenty of talk about this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

While the likes of The Cure, Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, and Radiohead were all inducted last week, plenty of folks have wondered why some of the bigger names in rock history are yet to make it in.

While the likes of Suzi Quatro and Ted Nugent can’t believe their own omissions, some fans (and even musicians) have wondered when the likes of The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails, Motörhead, and so many more will be inducted.

However, if you ever think of some of the most iconic rock acts of all time, it’s clear that you can’t look past the likes of the hedonistic Mötley Crüe.

Having formed in 1981 and being eligible for induction since 2006, the recent release of The Dirt has seen fans wondering when rock’s most hard-living group might finally see a long-awaited induction.

Speaking to Kerrang! recently, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx touched upon the idea of the group breaching their “cessation of touring agreement” to perform at the Rock Hall induction ceremony.

“I was actually doing an interview with Tommy [Lee] a couple of weeks ago, and we were asked if we would ever play together again,” Sixx began.

“And Tommy said, ‘I don’t know. Maybe if we got into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame or something, we could dust off a couple of our old classics.’”

“I was, like, ‘Really?’ And he said, ‘Why not?’ But we don’t have any plans because we were told by the Hall Of Fame that we would never get in, because of how we’ve acted, so that’s kind of it.”

Check out the trailer for The Dirt:

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Despite Nikki Sixx’s claims, other members of the band have expressed their wish to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including frontman Vince Neil, who pointed towards KISS’ long-overdue induction in 2014.

“Look, KISS just got in, for chrissakes,” Neil told Rolling Stone in 2015. “They should have been in 15 or 20 years ago. We’ll probably go in at some point, but we might not all be alive when it happens.”

“Our grandkids will probably have to pick up the awards!”

These comments came only months after Nikki Sixx himself noted he would “decline” the honour of a Rock Hall induction if offered.

“The only award I look forward to getting, the one I will probably decline and that’s the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” Sixx wrote on Facebook in 2015.

“It’s a fixed old boy network that has lost touch with art, songwriting craft, lyrics and influential music and usually has other agenda’s at hand. Young bands tell me it’s a joke and these bands are the future.”

Whether or not Mötley Crüe are banned from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, or if this is like Marilyn Manson’s Coachella ban, is unclear, but we do know that plenty of fans are hanging out to see the band finally inducted at some point.

Check out Mötley Crüe’s ‘Kickstart My Heart’:

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