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MÖTLEY CRÜE's SIXX: In The Mourning

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "Last Tuesday, [wife] Donna and I received a very sad phone call. Rhyan's (Donna's son) father was found dead from a heart attack. How does one go about telling your child your Dad ...

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VINCE NEIL Takes A Ride On The Wild Side

The following article was posted Tuesday (Jan. 14) on AVN.com: LAS VEGAS - MÖTLEY CRÜE vocalist Vince Neil is taking his surreal life one step further. The famed rock frontman and current co-star of WB reality show "The Surreal Life" was out in Las Vegas last week for the AVN Adult Expo and ...

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NY Daily News: Angry KID ROCK Still 'Has It Out' For TOMMY LEE

The following item appeared in yesterday's edition of the New York Daily News: Pam Anderson has finally settled her custody battle with ex-husband Tommy Lee, but her fiancé, Kid Rock, apparently still has it out for the former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer. Lee and Anderson this week reached an agreement in which, sources say, she agreed ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: Tales Of Insecurity And Fear

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD mainman Devin Townsend recently told Canada's Chart Attack that the band's trademark humor is less apparent on the group's upcoming album than in the past — a move that he says was entirely intentional. "One of the new things introduced is that the humor of STRAPPING has sort of changed to irony," ...

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TOMMY LEE, PAMELA Reach Deal On Kids

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and ex-wife Pamela Anderson have agreed to end their bitter custody battle over their two sons, a lawyer for the actress said yesterday. Suzanne Harris, Anderson's lawyer, said the couple signed an agreement and submitted it to the court, where it is expected to be signed by Superior Court ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Back In Court

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee lost his bid Tuesday to add someone else to the lawsuit blaming him for the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool. Attorney Philip D. Weiss, representing Lee in the lawsuit filed by the parents of Daniel Karven-Veres, said Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Neidorf's ...

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NIKKI SIXX Biography Available For Pre-Order

Black Market Publishing has released "An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx", by Jake Brown, on paperback, and available for order at www.blackmarketpublishing.com prior to its April in-store release. Featuring exclusive interviews with ex-girlfriend Lita Ford, legendary producer Tom Werman, former RIP magazine editor Lonn Friend, legendary rock photographer Neil Zlozower, substance-abuse specialist ...

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ENSLAVED's IVAR: How Lineup Changes Affected Our Sound

ENSLAVED guitarist Ivar Bjørnson recently responded to a fan question about the changes in the group's sound caused by the departures of guitarist R. Kronheim and drummer Dirge Rep. "Of course, I think [Kronheim and Rep's departures] will affect the music, as you will hear on the new album. 'Below The Lights' is more consistent ...

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VINCE NEIL On 'The Surreal Life': 'I'd Never Do It Again'

Entertainment Weekly asked MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil why he agreed to do "The Surreal Life", which airs tonight on the WB. "I was a bit curious," he said. "It's kind of one of those once-in-a-lifetime things, you know. I'd never do it again." The reality series, which follows seven bigger-than-life celebrities — including Neil ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX: No Reunion Tour Until 2004

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "[BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION are] in the studio recording six more songs… 01. I Don't Care 02. Brace Yourself 03. Life 04. Crash (Temp Title) 05. Going Out 06. Shut The Fuck Up "I ...

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'Surreal Life' Playmate: I Got Along With VINCE NEIL Best

In an interview with Steppin' Out magazine, formerPlayboy playmate and "Baywatch" star Brande Roderick revealed that she got along with MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil better than any of her other housemates during the taping of the WB reality series "The Surreal Life". "I would say I had the best connection with Vince Neil because ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman's Reality TV Debut Set For Early January

The reality series "The Surreal Life", a takeoff of MTV's "Real World" featuring seven bigger-than-life celebrities — including MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil — sharing a house in the San Fernando Valley for ten days and ten nights, will premiere on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. with back-to-back half-hour episodes and settle into its ...

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SINERGY Perform Special 'Covers' Gig In Helsinki

Finland's SINERGY performed a special "party gig" in Helsinki at On The Rocks on Dec. 18 featuring a variety covers from some of heavy metal's finest old-school bands. The group's complete set list for the evening was as follows: 01. W.A.S.P. - Animal (Fuck Like A Beast) 02. GUNS N' ROSES - My Michelle 03. ...

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NIKKI SIXX Speaks Out On BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION's Live Debut

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The first BRIDES shows went really well. We walked onstage sans intro tape, effects, or anything — just cold and raw. It was announced that a local band was playing and that's all ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Exclusive: New Music Posted Online!!

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "SYL", due on Feb. 11, 2003 through Century Media Records. Produced by mastermind Devin Townsend at Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the band's first collection of new material since 1997's "City" will include the ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Pay Tribute To Past At Debut Gig

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), made their live debut at Ventura Theatre in Ventura, California on Saturday, Dec. 14. The group, who were supporting MUDVAYNE and TAPROOT at the venue, performed ...

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DEATHRIDE Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The group — whose lineup is completed by Dragon (guitar), Shak (bass), Sleeper (guitar), and Junk (drums) — will enter the studio early next year with producer Ross Hogarth (COAL CHAMBER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, FASTER PUSSYCAT) to begin ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer's Court Hearing Postponed

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil's pretrial motions hearing, which was scheduled for Monday at the Beverly Hills Superior Court, has been postponed. He's due back in court Dec. 26, at which point a trial date in his misdemeanor battery charge — he allegedly attacked a record producer in a nightclub parking lot in April — ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Announce First Live Performances!

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), have confirmed that they will make their live debut with three shows ...

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TOMMY LEE Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Gets Trial Date

A Los Angeles judge has set a trial date of April 2 for the wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the parents of a four-year-old boy who drowned last year while attending a birthday party at ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's Malibu residence. Superior Court Judge Richard Neidorf decided that the case should be heard before a ...

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TOMMY LEE Wrongful Death Lawsuit To Proceed To Trial Phase

The parents of the boy who drowned at Tommy Lee's Malibu home last summer are demanding at least $1,000,000 from the ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer in a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit, according to Celebrity Justice. A court-ordered mediation, which was to begin at the end of this month, has reportedly fallen through, thereby clearing the ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION To Make Live Debut

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), will make their live debut at the end of December in Southern ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Part Ways With ADEMA Drummer

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), and vocalist London LeGrand, have parted ways with ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls and have replaced him with Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR). ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Pays Tribute To WARWICK Bass

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "I have been playing Gibson Thunderbirds forever. I love them, always have, always will. When I worked with Specter in the 80's, we designed the body along the lines of the T bird ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Completes Work On Album Of DOKKEN/LYNCH MOB Remakes

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch has commenced the mixing process for the as-yet-untitled an album of current remakes of DOKKEN and LYNCH MOB songs, which he recently recorded with the help of ex-DOKKEN and current L/P bassist Jeff Pilson (who sings on the DOKKEN tunes) and ex-LYNCH MOB frontman Robert Mason (who handles the LYNCH ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION's NIKKI SIXX Discusses Band Moniker

In a recent interview posted on MÖTLEY CRÜE's official web site, bassist Nikki Sixx has revealed the "real" reason for all the name changes his current group, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, went through before settling on their present moniker. "COCKSTAR got shot down cause certain folks in the music industry didn't have a sense of adventure, ...

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