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TOMMY LEE Reels In The Women

The New York Daily News reports that former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee showed no signs he was back with Pamela Anderson during a visit to the Penthouse Executive Club last week, arriving with two women — neither of whom were Anderson or his ex-gal pal Mayte Garcia. Even the two women he arrived with ...

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IGGY POP Live At Jones Beach: Photos Available

IGGY POP performed live at Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York on Friday (August 8). Check out pictures from Film Magic. POP will release his new solo album, "Skull Ring", on September 30 through Virgin Records. The follow-up to 2001 "Beat 'Em Up" features collaborations with fellow ex-STOOGES members ...

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NIKKI SIXX Says He Is Speaking 'Daily' With MÖTLEY CRÜE Bandmates

As first reported here Saturday (August 9), MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has now officially confirmed that BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, his collaboration with L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), has been put on hold indefinitely. Writing to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" ...

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Review: KISS And AEROSMITH Deliver All Your Favorite Oldies

David Segal of the Washington Post reviewed the KISS/AEROSMITH tour when it came through town at Nissan Pavilion on Saturday night (August 9). "Next time a band announces a 'farewell tour,' get it in writing," he writes. "Otherwise, don't bother with the goodbyes. KISS vowed three years ago to pack up the face paint and ...

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GENE SIMMONS Explains KISS' Longevity

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently told The Toronto Sun that the secret to the band's longevity lies in defining themselves as a flashy band that plays non-flashy music, rather than the other way around. "When you think about it, we make no sense, because we're completely against fashion," he said. "Look at us — we ...

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DANZIG Prepare To Record New Album

DANZIG will be heading into the studio in a few weeks to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Spitfire Records. As previously reported, DANZIG's lineup (click here to view photo) for the next CD will be as follows: Glenn Danzig – vocals Tommy Victor (PRONG) – guitar ...

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TOMMY LEE Flips The Bird

The New York Post is reporting that former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee kept his temper in check when Fox News Channel anchor Neil Cavuto asked him about his checkered past. But New York magazine reports the rocker, once arrested for beating his ex-wife, Pam Anderson, showed his anger off camera. Lee returned to the ...

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ACE FREHLEY Says He's Fine Without KISS

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley recently spoke to Billboard magazine about his decision to sit out the band's co-headlining trek with AEROSMITH. "When I finished the [KISS Farewell] tour, [Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons] told me that was it," Frehley said. "So I'm not gonna sit around and twiddle my thumbs. I started preparing, before ...

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PAUL STANLEY: ACE FREHLEY Won't Be Rejoining KISS

KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently told Australia's Queensland Courier Mail that the group's current lineup — which includes original drummer Peter Criss and new guitarist Tommy Thayer — is "stable". "Peter Criss is playing better than he's played in years," he said. "Whatever he needed to sort out and put in perspective, he's done. "It's ...

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PRONG: Live Pictures Posted Online

A bunch of live pictures of PRONG, taken during the band's summer 2003 European tour, have been posted online at this location. PRONG have just released their new album, "Scorpio Rising", through Locomotive Music. The CD, which was produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor and Steve Bruno, marks the group's first studio effort ...

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TOMMY LEE No Longer 'Misunderstood', Book To Surface In The Spring

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly scrapped "Misunderstood" as the title for his upcoming autobiography, now due in the spring through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. As previously reported, the book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in ...

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THE LEGION: New Song Posted Online

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION have posted a new song, titled "Those Beyond", at this location. "Those Beyond" comes off the group's forthcoming debut album, "Unseen To Creation", tentatively due in October through France's Listenable Records. The album, which is being recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren, will reportedly feature "eight ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: SIXX And NEIL Clear The Air, Talk Reunion Tour

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: "Had a great talk with [MÖTLEY CRÜE singer] Vince [Neil] the other day.... We hadn't spoke in bit and as usual things had gotten misconstrude [sic] and blown out of context… (lawyers are ...

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STAIND Guitarist Speaks Out On LO-PRO

STAIND's official web site Staind.com has posted an audio recording of guitarist Mike Mushok talking about LO-PRO, the first signing to STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis' new Geffen/Interscope imprint label, 413 Records. Listen to it here. As previously reported, LO-PRO feature in their ranks former ULTRASPANK members Pete Murray (vocals) and Neil Godfrey (guitar), ...

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TOMMY LEE Has 'Friendly' Drink With BLU CANTRELL

The New York Daily News is reporting that Tommy Lee, now split from Mayte Garcia (the ex-wife formerly known as Mrs. Prince), had a friendly drink with R&B singer Blu Cantrell the other night at the Four Seasons hotel here. "Blu's a huge heavy-metal fan," says a friend. "She loves MÖTLEY CRÜE." Like Tommy, she ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Arrested After Hitting Man With Car

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher of Newsday is reporting that IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain was arrested and charged with assault yesterday (July 26) after intentionally hitting a parking attendant with his car before a concert at the Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater, state park police said. Michael "Nicko" McBrain, 51, of London, was trying to ...

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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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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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STAIND Guitarist Praises STATIC-X, LO-PRO

STAIND guitarist/songwriter Mike Mushok, currently on tour in support of the group's "14 Shades Of Grey" CD, is full of praise for STAIND's opening acts STATIC-X and LO-PRO. Writing in his online journal at Staind.com, Mike says, "if anyone is coming to see us, I suggest you get there early to check [out LO-PRO and ...

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KISS Announce New York City In-Store

KISSPaul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, Tommy Thayer — will be doing a in-store in New York City on Wednesday, July 23 in conjunction with the Grand Opening of Best Buy's new 86th street store. KISS will be appearing in full makeup and will be taking photographs with the fans. Pre-signed CDs will ...

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LO-PRO To Release Debut In August

LO-PRO, the new project featuring former ULTRASPANK members Pete Murray (vocals) and Neil Godfrey (guitar), along with ex-GODSMACK drummer Tommy Stewart and former SNOT/AMEN bassist Jon "Tumor" Fahnestock, will release their debut album on August 26 through STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis' new Geffen/Interscope imprint label, 413 Records. The self-titled CD (see cover here) ...

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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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BLACK 'N BLUE Reunite For California Dates And New Album

80's hard rockers BLACK 'N BLUE have reunited for upcoming California dates and a new album. The band, which is comprised of original members Jaime St. James, Jef "Woop" Warner, Patrick Young, and Pete Holmes, are now joined by guitarist Shawn Sonnenschein. Sonnenchein replaces original guitarist Tommy Thayer, who is unavailable to participate due to ...

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A GUNS N' ROSES Reunion? No Way, Says Guitarist SLASH

Entertainment Weekly reports that Axl Rose's decision to form a new version of GUNS N' ROSES — with such ringers as guitarist Buckethead and bassist Tommy Stinson — has ruined any chances of a reunion. "There will never come a time when we get all together and play under the name GUNS 'N ROSES because ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist To Hit The Road: Tour Dates Announced

Tommy Stinson, founding member and bass player for the seminal rock group THE REPLACEMENTS and bass player of the new GUNS N' ROSES, will embark on a three-week U.S. tour in late August along with Hearbox Records recording artists THE FIGGS. Performing in an acoustic setting, Stinson will be previewing some of the songs from ...

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