|Height:||175 cm (5' 9'')|
|Birth Day:||May 4, 1951|
|Birth Place:||Huntington, United States|
|Height:||175 cm (5' 9'')|
|Weight:||in kg - N/A|
After nearly a decade of frustration with the California music scene, he reinvented himself, changing his name from Robert Deal to Mick Mars and dyeing his hair jet black, hoping for a fresh start. In April 1980 he put a want ad in the Los Angeles newspaper The Recycler, describing himself as "a loud, rude and aggressive guitar player". Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee, who were putting together a new band which would soon become Mötley Crüe, contacted him, and hired him after hearing him play. Mars has been the guitarist for Mötley Crüe since. In 2015, he played with the band on what was reported at the time to be its final tour. Soon after it was announced he was working on a solo album with former Mötley Crüe member John Corabi.
Mars has contributed songwriting to John LeCompt, a former member of Evanescence and the other band members of Machina, and to the Swedish band Crashdïet. Their second album, The Unattractive Revolution, was released on October 3, 2007 and featured two songs co-written by Mars.
Mars played guitar on the title track of Hinder's 2008 album Take It to the Limit, and contributed a guitar solo to the song "Into the Light" by Papa Roach, on their 2009 album Metamorphosis. Mars also contributed a guitar solo to the song "The Question" on Rock Star: Supernova runner-up Dilana's U.S. debut album Inside Out. In 2010 he co-wrote a song with Escape the Fate for the band's self-titled album, which was instead withheld from the album and reserved for a later release. Mars co-wrote and appears in the music video of the song "Boss's Daughter" by Pop Evil on their 2011 album War of Angels.
Mick Mars in his early career used guitars that were popular at the time: Kramer, and other Superstrats; on occasion he used a black Gibson Les Paul, and sometimes a B.C. Rich. However, according to an interview published in September 2009, Mars' main stage guitars for that tour were Fender Stratocasters with an "HSH" (humbucker, single coil, humbucker) configuration. He frequently used a Stratocaster modified from components of 1963, 1964, and 1965 models with J.M. Rolph pickups and a licensed Floyd Rose bridge system turning it in to a Superstrat.
In November 2019 Mick released a new song "The Way I'm Wired" with Black Smoke Trigger. Mars was also featured on the hit single, "Outlaws & Outsiders" by Cory Marks.
Currently, Mick Mars is 71 years, 6 months and 26 days old. Mick Mars will celebrate 72nd birthday on a Thursday 4th of May 2023. Below we countdown to Mick Mars upcoming birthday.
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MICK MARS (MOTLEY CRUE) TURNS 65 – TIMH
Mick Mars is the Alice Cooper look-alike who spit blood on stage like Gene Simmons and played lead guitar for the glam metal band Motley Crue. He was born Robert Alan Deal on May 4, 1951, in Terre Haute, IN. His family moved to SoCal when he was 9. He started out as a bassist, inspired by the Beatles, and was in his first band at 14. Deal knocked around the LA music scene in the 70s, playing with blues bands that went nowhere (White Horse, Vendetta).
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