Behind The Scenes At 'Crüe Fest '08' Kick-Off; Video Available

WPBF's Lisa Hayward was the only TV reporter invited backstage for the kick-off of Crüe Fest '08 on Tuesday (July 1) in West Palm Beach, Florida. Watch her reports — which include interviews with BUCKCHERRY, PAPA ROACH, TRAPT and MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx's side band SIXX: A.M. — below.

A 40-plus-city North American amphitheater tour, Crüe Fest '08 is scheduled to wrap August 31 at the Post-Gazette Pavilion in Pittsburgh.

Bassist Nikki Sixx of headliners MÖTLEY CRÜE previously stated about the trek, "We are SO excited not only to headline our own annual summer festival, but also to be able to share the stage with the next generation of great rock bands. There's not a lot MÖTLEY CRÜE hasn't done so to say this summer's festival is going to be about rock 'n roll excess is an understatement. A night of hit songs by great bands and a trail of panties coast to coast ... Crüe Fest, hell yeah!"

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