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TOMMY LEE To Film 'Good Times' Video Next Week

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has issued the following update via his official newsletter: "Finally returned from a very successful European tour with MÖTLEY!!! So nice to finally be home sweet home!!...Ahhhhhh my own bed...been touring since February!!! I have a bit of a break before MÖTLEY starts up on our summer tour!! "I'll be ...

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BLACK SABBATH's IOMMI Gets 'Trashed' On New IAN GILLAN Album

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi recently took time out of his schedule to record the guitar parts for a remake of "Trashed" from BLACK SABBATH's "Born Again" album, which featured Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE) on vocals. The new version of the track will be included on Gillan's upcoming album "Gillan's Inn" — a celebration of ...

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MORBID ANGEL Guitarist TONY NORMAN Still Missing

MONSTROSITY drummer Lee Harrison has issued the following update regarding missing MORBID ANGEL/MONSTROSITY guitarist Tony Norman: "After returning from the last MORBID ANGEL tour, Tony was supposed to have some 'down time' from MORBID ANGEL and we talked about getting together to write some new MONSTROSITY material. I called him several times after the tour ...

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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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BRET MICHAELS Attracts Added Attention For Film Role

Actor and producer Rikki Lee Travolta of the famous entertainment family was a key focal point in the VIP section of singer Bret Michaels' concert performance at famed Joe's Bar in Chicago on Saturday, June 25. Travolta previously appeared at Michaels' November Chicago concert date while scouting the singer for a potential role in the ...

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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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DAN SWANÖ: New THE PROJECT HATE Album Is Band's Best Effort To Date

Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö has posted the following message regarding the recently completed new THE PROJECT HATE album, "Armageddon March Eternal (Symphonies of Slit Wrists)", which he produced and mixed: "So I'm back again. Working with Mr. K [Kenth Philipson, guitar]. It's been a great experience for me to finally satisfy this perfectionist. It's been ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Guest On IFC's 'Henry's Film Corner'

Launch Radio Networks reports: Rob Zombie will be the featured guest on the July edition of "Henry's Film Corner", a monthly program on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) hosted by singer, spoken-word artist and actor Henry Rollins. The program will premiere on Saturday, July 2 and repeat several times throughout the month. Previous and future ...

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MANOWAR Head Of Security Passes Away

According to a posting on MANOWAR's web site, the band's head of security for the past 17 years, Dan "The Man" Lee, passed away on June 7, 2005 following a lifelong battle with Marfans Syndrome, also known as Lincoln's disease (named for the great American president who shared this genetic disorder which is believed to ...

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TOMMY LEE: New Audio Interview Posted Online

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee recently spoke to Detroit's WRIF 101.1 FM about his upcoming solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride", and NBC reality TV show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", among other topics. Listen to the 15-minute interview at this location (Windows Media). Lee's "Tryin' to Be Me", the first single off his ...

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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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Reformed REVEREND Seek New Frontman

The surviving members of DAVID WAYNE'S METAL CHURCH, the band formed by late METAL CHURCH frontman David Wayne, have issued the following press release: "On May 10th, 2005 we lost a true brother and close friend, Reverend David Wayne. As many already know, David was returning to the metal scene with us, the band members ...

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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, DAVE NAVARRO To Help Launch ROKBAR In Hollywood

RollingStone.com is reporting that Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and international spinning sensation DJ Paul Oakenfold will have the grand opening for their Los Angeles bar/dining lounge, Rokbar Hollywood, on June 30. According to Citysearch, the formerly gritty Bar Deluxe space (1710 Las Palmas Blvd.) has gotten a ...

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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 Airport Security Problems: Video Available

According to The Plain Dealer, Tommy Lee came up with a unique solution to airport security problems during MÖTLEY CRÜE's European tour. The human pincushion was giving the metal detector at German customs conniption fits, so Lee did the logical thing: He clambered onto the conveyor belt and let himself be scanned by the X-ray ...

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Police Officer, Dispatcher Discuss Alrosa Villa Shootings

NBC 4 has issued the following report: The Columbus police officer who ended a nightclub shooting rampage with one shot and the radio dispatcher who guided officers to the scene discussed the incident Monday with NBC 4. A homemade video of the shooting was released Friday. The camera was positioned at the back right portion ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'In The Studio' Book Due In August

On August 16, Rock N' Roll Books, a new publisher of music-related biographies and anthologies, will release its debut title, "Mötley Crüe in the Studio", focusing on the group's recording process, as well as that of bandmembers for their various solo projects. Featuring exclusive interviews with Tommy Lee and John Corabi, as well as MÖTLEY ...

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ULI JON ROTH Guests On IAN GILLAN's Anniversary CD

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) will be featured as a guest performer on DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan's upcoming album "Gillan's Inn". The album celebrates Ian's 40 years in the world of rock, and Ian invited a dazzling number of friends and fellow musicians to contribute performances. These include, among others, all the current ...

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