According to ExploreTalent.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE recently issued a casting call for a female lead to star in the group's new video for a song called "If I Die Tomorrow". The description and talent specifications of the role the video producers were trying to fill are as follows: "Brunette, female, caucasian, light hispanic or light mixed ethnicity (exotic), 18 to 24 yrs old, hot, great body, voluptuous. Must be able to act and must have curves. She will be in every scene of this video. Great exposure, VH1 is doing a behind-the-scenes show and launch for this..."
Auditions for the role were apparently held in Los Angeles on November 15-16, 2004. No further details were provided.
Several music message boards are abuzz with reports that the band have been filming a video in Hollywood over the past few days. In addition, it is rumored that MÖTLEY CRÜE will play one or more warm-up gigs at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood prior to the launch of their reunion tour. Whisky's official web site contains no mention of the rumored date(s), but it is currently hosting a teaser ad for CRÜE's upcoming tour.
As previously reported, MÖTLEY CRÜE will hold a press conference on Monday, December 6 on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA to announce a reunion tour by the group's original lineup: Vince Neil (vocals), Nikki Sixx (bass), Tommy Lee (drums) and Mick Mars (guitar). The press conference will be followed by the band's appearance at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards on Dec. 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event will be broadcast live on Fox.