Shout at the Devil (song)
|"Shout at the Devil"|
|Song by Mötley Crüe from the album Shout at the Devil|
|Recorded||1983 at Cherokee Studios in Hollywood, California|
|Length||4:29 (counting with the intro, "In the Beginning")|
|Shout at the Devil track listing|
|"Shout at the Devil '97"|
|Song by Mötley Crüe from the album Generation Swine|
|Generation Swine track listing|
"Shout at the Devil" is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Written by bassist Nikki Sixx, the song is the title track of their album of the same name. The song charted at No. 30 on the US Mainstream Rock chart.
The original version did not have a music video. However, the 1997 version did.
The song was one of several which conservative groups alleged encouraged devil worship. The song was re-recorded by the band for their 1997 album, Generation Swine, titled "Shout at the Devil '97".
In other media
- A cover version appears in Guitar Hero II while the master recording appears in Guitar Hero Smash Hits.
- It was used as the entrance song for Brock Lesnar, who used to have the song during his stint in the UFC, and New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain.
- It appears in the TV shows My Name Is Earl and Knight Rider in addition to the film Idle Hands.
- It is one of two Mötley Crüe songs that appears in the videogame Saints Row: The Third, the other being "Live Wire".
- "Shout at the Devil" is used in the Hardee's/Carl's Jr. commercial to promote the El Diablo Thickburger.
- The song was covered by Stuck Mojo during the sessions for their 1996 album Pigwalk, and can be found on the compilation album, Violate This.
- It featured producer Devin Townsend on guest vocals. It was also covered by Hollywood Undead in 2009 for their album Desperate Measures.
- Sum 41 and Tommy Lee covers the chorus of the song in a medley for MTV's 20th Anniversary.
- In 2007, indie rock band 12 Years Coming recorded their version of "Shout At The Devil" for "Too Fast For Love: A Millennium Tribute To Motley Crue" 
In 1982 the band recorded a demo version of "Shout at the Devil." The demo version was not released for many years until the 2003 remastered edition of the Shout at the Devil album. The demo version features a different intro, and has slightly different lyrics.
- "Allmusic (Motley Crue charts & awards)Billboard singles".
- Jarriel, Tom (1985-05-16). "The Devil Worshippers". 20/20.
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