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TOMMY LEE, KATHY HILTON Sit Down For 'Afternoon Tea'

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and socialite Kathy Hilton, NBC's newest reality stars, recently sat down for afternoon tea with TV Guide. A posting at TVGuide.com reads, "In her new series, 'I Want to Be a Hilton', Kathy Hilton coaches aspiring social climbers in the art of civilized behavior. In 'Tommy Lee Goes to College' ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's TOMMY LEE: Music Is My Wife

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee talked with "Entertainment Tonight" about his new reality TV show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College". Though he enjoyed filming the reality show, don't look for him to give up music. "I love rocking the planet, man," Tommy said. "That will always be my favorite. She's my wife, music." Watch a ...

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TOMMY LEE Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, July 25. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, ...

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TOMMY LEE In New MISSY ELLIOT Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in MISSY ELLIOT's new video, "Lose Control". Lee comes in about three minutes into the song and does some "cool wire work to fly around," according to his newsletter. Click here to watch the video (Windows Media). Lee's upcoming NBC reality series, "Tommy Lee ...

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TOMMY LEE: VH1 Acquires Rights To Reality Show

Mediaweek.com is reporting that VH1 has acquired rights to the six episodes of NBC's upcoming reality series "Tommy Lee Goes to College"; a spokesman for the network said the first episode will run on cable just three days after the broadcast premiere, which is scheduled for August 16, with two back-to-back episodes slated to air ...

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TOMMY LEE's Reality Show, Solo Album Delayed By A Week

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's reality show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", has had its premiere date pushed back a week to August 16, with two back-to-back episodes scheduled to air on NBC starting at 9 p.m. ET, according to MTV.com. The six-episode show follows Lee's studies and extracurricular activities at the University of Nebraska ...

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TOMMY LEE: Copies Of New Single Stolen, Auctioned On EBAY

One hundred copies of "Tryin' to be Me", the first single off MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's upcoming solo release, "Tommyland: The Ride", were reportedly stolen on Friday (May 20) and were being sold on eBay until Monday (May 23), when authorities had the items removed from the Internet auction site. The CDs were apparently ...

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TOMMY LEE's Reality TV Series Gets An Air Date

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's upcoming reality TV series, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", is scheduled to premiere on NBC on August 9. The show, which was filmed last fall, follows the tattooed drummer as he studies, auditions for the marching band and attends Cornhusker games at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lee recently entered into ...

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Stoned Council - DOG FACED GODS

Quite possibly the worst band I've heard this year, and that includes a lot of demo band CD-Rs, DOG FACED GODS seem to have been picked up mainly due to the novelty of their Native American heritage. I hate it when this sort of thing happens — it heaps undue attention upon a band not ...

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Planets - ADEMA

ADEMA has survived blows that might have permanently crippled or killed many other bands. The group was dropped by its previous record label, Arista, after the disappointing sales of its second album, "Unstable". Then Mark Chavez, lead singer and half-brother of KORN's Jonathan Davis (a fact emphasized in the initial publicity campaigns for the group), ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, MOTÖRHEAD Honored At GRAMMY AWARDS

VELVET REVOLVER and MOTÖRHEAD won prizes in early ceremonies at the 47th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 13). VELVET REVOLVER were honored with a Grammy in the Best Hard Rock Performance category (for "Slither"), where they beat out the likes of INCUBUS ("Megalomaniac"), METALLICA ("Some Kind of Monster"), NICKELBACK ("Feelin' Way Too Damn Good") ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's MCKAGAN Talks GRAMMIES, 'Dirty Little Thing' Video And ELTON JOHN

VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan recently spoke to Dave Hilson of Japan's Daily Yomiuri about nominated for a Grammy and the group's contribution to tsunami-relief cover of ERIC CLAPTON's "Tears in Heaven" (organized by Sharon Osbourne), among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On landing several Grammy nominations, including best rock ...

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Is Rock Dead?

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News has issued the following report: "Is rock dead? Not quite. But judging from its performance on the charts — and compared to its biggest bands and trends from a few years ago — it's wheezing. Cast your eye down 2004's Top 10-selling album list and you won't ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Talks GRAMMYS

SLIPKNOT are nominated for two Grammy awards this year: Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance. In the Hard Rock category, they're competing against INCUBUS, METALLICA, NICKELBACK, and VELVET REVOLVER, while in the Metal category they're up against CRADLE OF FILTH, HATEBREED, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, and MOTÖRHEAD. After five previous losses with SLIPKNOT and STONE ...

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SLIPKNOT, LAMB OF GOD, SHADOWS FALL To Team Up For U.S. Arena Tour

Beginning March 4, 2005, SLIPKNOT will bring LAMB OF GOD and SHADOWS FALL, along with to-be-confirmed openers, out on The Subliminal Verses Tour, sponsored by Fuse. SLIPKNOT's extensive set will feature tracks from their critically-acclaimed, Rick Rubin-produced third album "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)" — most notable of which are the hit singles "Duality" and ...

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METALLICA, CRADLE OF FILTH, MOTÖRHEAD Among GRAMMY Nominees

METALLICA, CRADLE OF FILTH, SLIPKNOT, HATEBREED, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and MOTÖRHEAD are among the nominees in 107 categories announced Tuesday for the 47th annual Grammy Awards, to be presented Feb. 13 in Los Angeles. The hard rock and metal nominees are as follows: Best Hard Rock Performance: INCUBUS – "Megalomaniac" METALLICA - "Some Kind of Monster" ...

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MAJESTY Guitarist Produces VIRUS Debut

German guitarist Rolf Munkes (MAJESTY, EMPIRE, RAZORBACK, ex-VANIZE) has issued the following update on his current activities: "I was working with a very talented new rock band called VIRUS as their producer here in my new studio (Empire Studios, Empire-Studios.de) over the last months. They've signed a deal with Lion Music this year ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Birthday Report From Cabo

According to a report at ZRock.com, VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar headed back to northern California yesterday after wrapping up a record-breaking six-night run at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas. Joined onstage each night by his beloved WABORITAS (drummer David Lauser, bassist Mona and guitarist extraordinaire Vic Johnson), Sammy spread ...

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Atlanta's UNCROWNED Wins National Rock Competition

UNCROWNED, an unsigned band based in Atlanta, has won the "Shot at the Cabo Wabo" national battle-of-the-bands competition. Beating out more than 250 of the country's hottest unsigned bands, UNCROWNED won an all-expense paid trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and will perform both nights (October 8 and 9, 2004) at the Cabo Wabo Meltdown ...

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DECONSTRUCT To Open For NICKELBACK, PUDDLE OF MUDD

Northern California's DECONSTRUCT have secured the opening slot on the NICKELBACK/PUDDLE OF MUDD concert at the Sleep Train Amphitheater in Marysville, CA this Friday, August 27. In addition, the band have announced plans to release a live DVD in September. The disc was produced and directed by Mike Sloat, who has previously worked with MACHINE ...

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