These are smaller than the standard XLR interconnects, and improve flexibility while reducing the amount of wiring required for installations.The video was directed by the members of Mötley Crüe.In 2000, fellow heavy metal band, Fozzy, covered this song for their debut self-titled album.Swedish hardcore punk band Refused included a cover in their The Demo Compilation.It showcases the band's stage theatrics, such as Nikki Sixx setting himself on fire (due to lack of money to perform on stage pyrotechnics) and Mick Mars drooling blood. In May 2006, it was ranked #17 on VH1's list of the 40 greatest metal songs of all time.The song was remixed in 1991 alongside "Piece of Your Action" for the compilation album Decade of Decadence.
Installation and maintenance was time consuming and expensive."Live Wire" appears in the soundtracks to the video games Brütal Legend, Tony Hawk's American Wasteland and Saints Row: The Third.The song also appears on the soundtrack to Charlie's Angels.Livewire is an audio-over-Ethernet system that was created by Axia Audio, a division of The Telos Alliance.
Its primary purpose is routing and distributing broadcast-quality audio in radio stations. Livewire was superseded by Livewire , which enables full AES67 interoperability.Livewire made its debut in 2003 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.