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TOMMY LEE Explains His Involvement With Music-Download Service

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee spoke to ITV.com about his involvement in BuyMusic.com, a new user-friendly legal music download site which launched earlier this week. According to Lee, he became the spokesperson of the service in order to give the "artist's perspective." "I didn't even think twice when Scott [Blum, the founder of Internet ...

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Star-Telegram: Sticky Sweet Metal Is Pure POISON

Jay Webb of the Star-Telegram reviewed the POISON/VINCE NEIL/SKID ROW show at Smirnoff Music Centre in Dallas, Texas Sunday night (July 20). "It may be easy to mock the annual hair-metal concert headlined by POISON that rolls into Smirnoff Music Centre each summer, but the show consistently draws a good-size audience (about 7,000 this year) ...

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NIKKI SIXX: Everything Is Right On Target

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "I walk into the kitchen and XM Radio is playing (the 70's) station, I venture down the hall to Gunner's room only to hear metal blasting (I swear his speakers gotta be about ...

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Adult Film Star JENNA JAMESON: TOMMY LEE Was 'Too Affectionate'

Adult film actress Jenna Jameson, currently engaged to sometime co-star Justin Sterling, tells Paper magazine that she is entirely over rock stars, of which she has dated many. "Don't ever date a rock star," she advises. "They all have what I call Lead Singer Syndrome. They're all fuckers." Although former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee, ...

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NICKELBACK To Issue 'The Long Road' In September

NICKELBACK have set "The Long Road" as the title for their third full-length album, due on September 23 through Roadrunner Records. "The Long Road" was recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by frontman Chad Kroeger. It was recorded using a vintage mixing board from Little Mountain Sound that veteran producer Bob Rock used ...

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DEVILDRIVER Going 'Straight To Hell'

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set "Straight To Hell" as the title for their much-anticipated debut album, due this fall through Roadrunner Records. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier" than that of COAL CHAMBER and featuring "more technical" musicianship than ...

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NIKKI SIXX Clothing Available Through HOT TOPIC

Nine shirts from Dragonfly, featuring designs from Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE) tattoos, have been made available through Hot Topic (in stores and online). Check it out here. As previously reported, N. Sixx by Dragonfly offers fans of the bad-boy rocker the chance to emulate his style without the pain or permanence of the ...

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TWISTED SISTER, TOMMY LEE Confirmed For Hungary's POWERFEST

TWISTED SISTER and former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer TOMMY LEE have been added to the list of artists set to perform at Powerfest, a weekend-long festival that blends the best in music, motor sports, and entertainment. The three-day event will make its debut on August 1-3 in Budapest, Hungary. Each morning will blast off with a ...

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TOMMY LEE To BLABBERMOUTH.NET Bashers: 'Move The Fuck On!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has lashed out at the "retarded people" at BLABBERMOUTH.NET who have posted scathingly unflattering messages about his recently announced collaboration with BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter. Responding directly to the overwhelmingly negative comments on this site accompanying the June 27 article announcing Lee's alliance with Carter, Tommy ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Cancel Santa Ana Date

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION — the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR) — have cancelled their previously announced July 26 gig at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California. "The Galaxy show was supposed to ...

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Fans Turn Rowdy At POISON Concert

Tom Morton of Casper Star-Tribune reports that a lot of fans at Tuesday night's (June 24) POISON concert at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming turned rowdy and engaged in dope-smoking, judging from the police log of arrests Wednesday morning. Good rock bands will pump up a crowd and smooth out the emotional fire ...

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TOMMY LEE To Co-Produce Solo Album From BACKSTREET BOYS Singer

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee is reportedly co-producing several tracks for the sophomore solo album from BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter. It is not presently clear if Lee will be co-writing any of the material, which is set to surface in early 2004. Nick's first solo record, 2002's "Now or Never", debuted at No. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Talks About His Cars

Mark Phelan of Detroit Free Press recently caught up with MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki Sixx and spoke to him about his collection of cars. Sixx's Vehicles: 1957 Chevy Bel Air, Porsche 996, Chevrolet Suburban, Ford Excursion, customized Harley-Davidson Question: When did you get your 1957 Chevy? Nikki: "About 10 years ago. I bought it from a ...

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FRED DURST Hooks Up With PAMELA ANDERSON?

The Boston Herald reports that Pamela Anderson has rebounded rather quickly from her broken engagement to Kid Rock, falling straight into the arms of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. "You could say that they were spending a lot of time together last week," a source revealed. Meanwhile, Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that you shouldn't ...

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VINCE NEIL: 'My MÖTLEY CRÜE Days Are Over'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was recently asked by Hard Radio to comment on where his ex-bandmates are at psychologically right now, beginning with former CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee. "Well, me and Tommy went to high school together and we were great friends when we were younger," Vince said. "You know, I think Tommy just ...

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DEATHRIDE Change Name To DEVILDRIVER

Santa Barbara, California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have officially changed their name to DEVILDRIVER. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier than [that of] COAL CHAMBER" and featuring "more technical" musicianship than that found in Fafara's main band, are currently finishing up work on their debut ...

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KID ROCK And PAMELA: Is It Over?

Have Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson split? An insider tells People magazine that the couple, who have been engaged for more than a year, have called it quits. Reps for Anderson and Rock refused to comment. However, Mike Shafer, a Michigan bar owner and friend of Rock's, denies there's a rift. "They are not broken ...

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MARILYN MANSON Guitarist To Guest On New GARBAGE Album?

MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 (a.k.a. John Lowery) has reportedly collaborated with songwriter James Michael (who co-wrote SALIVA's "Rest In Pieces" with MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki Sixx) on a new GARBAGE song, to be included on the group's next studio album. "[GARBAGE drummer/producer] Butch Vig is such an amazing producer, and I was honored to be ...

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