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TOMMY LEE Completes Video For "Hold Me Down"

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee shot a video for "Hold Me Down", the first single off his forthcoming solo CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on March 28th and 29th at a movie studio in Hollywood with director Dean Karr (i.e. FILTER, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, GODSMACK). The clip, which features a newly-shorn Marty O'Brien ...

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In Memory Of RANDY CASTILLO

A memorial site has been set up for late OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo at www.randycastillo.com. The following written tributes were taken from the above-mentioned site: Carmine Appice (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE/BLUE MURDER): I just heard and I am shocked about Randy's passing. He was a great fellow drummer and the nicest guy. I ...

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TESTAMENT Frontman Reacts To News Of RANDY CASTILLO's Passing

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy, who was diagnosed with cancer early last year, has issued the following statement in response to the news of former OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo's passing: Today when I heard of Randy's passing, I was very saddened. Randy and I became friends on [TESTAMENT's] Low tour eight years ago. He ...

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RANDY CASTILLO: December 18, 1950 March 26th, 2002

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo reportedly passed away yesterday due to complications stemming from his long-running battle with cancer. Castillo was 51 years old. MOTLEY CRUE bassist Nikki Sixx posted the following message at www.motley.com following Randy's death: You used to joke around with me all the time, saying that we ...

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MOTLEY CRUE's SIXX Pens Song For AEROSMITH

MOTLEY CRUE bassist Nikki Sixx's collaboration with TANTRIC frontman Hugo Ferreira on a brand new track entitled "Going Under" is a big hit with the A&R department at Maverick Records and may make the next TANTRIC album, according to Sixx's latest posting on the CRUE's official web site. The bassist has also apparently written a ...

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RATT Win Court Battle Over Name Ownership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RATT lead guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer won the battle over ownership of the name "RATT" in a landslide court victory in the Lost Angeles Superior Court on February 6, 2002. Judge David Workman dismissed former lead singer Stephen Pearcy's claims for trademark infringement, unfair competition, defamation, misappropriation of corporate ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NEIL Announces European Dates

Here are the tentative dates for MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's upcoming European tour: Mar. 21 - Trondheim, NOR @ TBA Mar. 22 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Music Hall Mar. 23 - Karlstad, SWE @ TBA Mar. 24 - Ronneby, SWE @ Mini-Fest Mar. 25 - Helsingborg, SWE @ TBA Mar. 27 - Copenhagen, ...

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SILVERGINGER 5 Movie Contribution Confirmed

THE WILDHEARTS mainman Ginger has confirmed via his official web site that SILVERGINGER 5's Walk Like A Motherf.cker" has been selected by famed Swedish video director Jonas kerlund for use in his upcoming movie Spun, which is scheduled to feature actor Mickey Rourke and is due later in the year. Other artists appearing on the ...

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TOMMY LEE Sets First Single From Upcoming Solo CD

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE has set "Hold Me Down" as the first single from his upcoming solo record, entitled Never A Dull Moment, which is due to be issued through MCA Records on May 21st. The single will likely hit radio in March. Never a Dull Moment is the follow-up to LEE's 1999 ...

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INSANIA Set To Record Third Album, Support VINCE NEIL

Stockholm's INSANIA will enter Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Mikko Karmila on July 1st to begin recording their third album, tentatively titled Fantasy, for a late 2002 release through No Fashion Records. In the meantime, INSANIA will support MOTLEY CRUE vocalist Vince Neil on his solo European tour, which is scheduled to take ...

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TOMMY LEE, Girlfriend Contribute To Each Other's Albums

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee's girlfriend Mayte Garcia (also known as PRINCE's ex) makes a guest appearance on an as-yet-undisclosed track on the forthcoming album from Tommy's new project (formerly known as METHODS OF MAYHEM), which is set to issue its latest effort, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on May 21st through MCA Records. ...

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NIKKI SIXX's Better Half Fights Back

Quote of the day: “Yes, the temporary drummer MOTLEY used last summer was one of his many infidelities. IS EVERYONE HAPPY NOW?” —Donna D'Errico, wife of MOTLEY CRUE bassist Nikki Sixx, in response to incessant speculation on MOTLEY CRUE's official message board about whether Sixx had a “fling” with temporary CRUE drummer Samantha Maloney (i.e. ...

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MOTLEY CRUE's SIXX Engages In Further Verbal Diarrhea

More mindless drivel from MOTLEY CRUE bassist Nikki Sixx: “I remember having this JVC ghetto blaster that used to have more bottom end and more head room than I could ever use. I don't remember where I got it (I probably stole it), but I had it, and that's all that mattered. The year was ...

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METHODS OF MAYHEM:

METHODS OF MAYHEM, led by former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee, have set Never A Dull Moment as the title to their sophomore CD, which is due in stores on May 21st through MCA Records. The track listing for the effort is shaping up as follows: 01. Afterglow 02. Body Architects 03. Higher 04. Sunday ...

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MOTLEY CRUE's Sixx Takes It "In The Chops"!

MOTLEY CRUE bassist/mainman Nikki Sixx has just had a vasectomy and has chosen to speak out about it. Sort of. Here's Sixx describing his, eh, newfound condition: Well this old bird dogFinally took it in the chops Well, not exactly the chopsbut there was chopping involved (not cocaine, you sickos). Ah, the glory of yesterday ...

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Former KISS Axeman Takes STAND Down Under

Former KISS axeman Bruce Kulick has chosen reportedly chosen Melbourne's STAND to be his backing band for his upcoming Australian tour, according to Australia's Undercover. The STAND/Kulick relationship apparently goes back to 1998 when the Australian group opened for ESP, the band made up of ex-KISS and MOTLEY CRUE members. Commented STAND drummer ...

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PURE RUBBISH Return To Studio To Complete Work On "Glamorous Youth"!

Houston's PURE RUBBISH are set to return to the studio in January to begin work on their first full-length release, entitled Glamorous Youth, for Ozzy Osbourne's label, Divine Recordings. After working with veteran producers Mike Clink (i.e. GUNS N' ROSES, MOTLEY CRUE and METALLICA) and John Travis (i.e. KID ROCK, BUCK CHERRY) earlier the year ...

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Archive News Dec 05, 2001

METALLICA are taking a break for the holidays, but will return to the studio in January with a view towards releasing a new studio album next fall, according to statements attributed to the band's management and their publicist by MTV.com. While frontman James Hetfield spent time in rehab for alcoholism and “other ...

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