The band got its start by touring with KISS in the early 1980s.
Mötley Crüe was soon enjoying its own brand of notoriety thanks to Lee's headline-making behavior both on and off stage.
One such message from Bounty Killer on 8 September said, "Christmas is 4 christ so nuh demon or devil cyaah win we a bloodclaath all a dem a dead a sting!!!
" This was widely believed to be a reference to Tommy Lee Sparta's "Uncle Demon" persona and a threat against the artist regarding the upcoming Sting music festival on Boxing Day.
The label's roster notably omits Popcaan, the other major labelmate at Adidjaheim.