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Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist To Release Solo Album In February

Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur will release her self-titled debut album in February through Capitol Records. The CD, which was produced by MASTERS OF REALITY mainman Chris Goss at several studios, including Stratosphere in New York City (owned by former SMASHING PUMPKINS and current A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist James Iha), will feature guest ...

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TOMMY LEE To Launch Lingerie Line

Us Weekly spoke with Tommy Lee's rep who says the rocker is planning to launch his own lingerie line in spring 2004. "It's going to be from classy-to-trashy fun in bed," the rep said. The former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer attended the Frederick's of Hollywood fashion show on business, checking out his future competition, on October ...

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TOMMY LEE To Co-Host 'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be co-hosting Monday's (November 10) edition of "The Sharon Osbourne Show" on the WB network. Lee will reportedly dish about his relationship with Pamela and what he's up to these days. He will also take viewers on an insider's tour of L.A. Fashion Week. And to top it ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE In Talks To Play SWEDEN ROCK Festival?

MÖTLEY CRÜE are strongly rumored to be in talks with the organizers of Sweden Rock festival about making an appearance at next year's event, set to be held June 10-12, 2004 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The first few confirmations for the festival will be announced at the Sweden Rock 2004 kick-off party at Draken in Stockholm ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Debut To Surface In December

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 set December 25 as the Japanese release date through Universal Records for their debut album, "Here Come The Brides". The CD, which features ...

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POISON's BRET MICHAELS Explains VINCE NEIL Shoving Incident

In a brand-new interview published in the January 2004 issue of Metal Edge magazine, POISON frontman Bret Michaels commented on the scuffle that occurred on one of the last dates of the band's summer tour involving MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, one of the supporting acts on the bill. Michaels was very reluctant to divulge ...

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TOMMY LEE: 'Punk'd' Episode To Air Next Sunday

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's appearance on MTV's "Punk'd" will air on Sunday, November 2. As previously reported, Lee was "punk'd" by BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter for the show, which had its second-season premiere last night. "Punk'd", hosted by Ashton Kutcher, airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. ...

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TOMMY LEE Gets 'Punk'd' By BACKSTREET BOYS Singer

A one-minute, 21-second preview of the second season of MTV's "Punk'd", featuring brief footage of former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee getting "punk'd" by BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter, has been posted online at this location (.zip file, size: 2.5 MB). The second season of "Punk'd", hosted by Ashton Kutcher, premieres this Sunday ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL And NIKKI SIXX Reunite On Hollywood Stage: More Photos Posted Online

More photos have been posted online from MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil's solo performance at the Key Club in Hollywood, California Wednesday night (October 15). Neil's CRÜE bandmate Nikki Sixx (bass) and L.A. GUNS/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION guitarist Tracii Guns joined Vince on stage for an impromptu jam on several MÖTLEY CRÜE classics, including "Shout At ...

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BRUCE KULICK: 'I'm Fine!'

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick is at home and recovering after being hit by two stray bullets outside a nightclub in Hollywood last night. Kulick attended a concert by MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil at the Key Club on Sunset Blvd., and left the with a friend at 1:30 a.m. ...

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Former KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Shot

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot outside the Rainbow Bar & Grill on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, California late last night and is currently receiving treatment at a local hospital. According to a report posted at the Metal Sludge web site, "Around 1:30 a.m., there was a shooting outside the Rainbow Bar & Grill ...

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STRYPER: Spreading The Message Of Christ

STRYPER singer Michael Sweet recently spoke to the Toledo Blade about the band's decision to reunite this fall for their first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. "The inspiration, more or less, was when we got together and recorded two new songs in January for the compilation album '7: The Best of Stryper'," ...

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TOMMY LEE Is 'An Illustrated Man'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly set "An Illustrated Man" 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" (and later "Misunderstood"), will contain ...

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DEVILDRIVER Film Video For 'I Could Care Less'

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, shot a video for the track "I Could Care Less" with director P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) on Sunday (October 5). "I Could Care Less" is the first single off the group's self-titled debut album, due on October 28 ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist NIKKI SIXX Sues VANS, THRASHER Magazine

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has sued a skateboarding magazine and the Vans shoe company for allegedly using his image in an ad without his permission, according to the Associated Press. Sixx, whose real name is Franklin C. Feranna, said in the lawsuit filed Tuesday (September 30) that the defendants used photographs of him with ...

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DEVILDRIVER Announce Track Listing For Debut Album

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set the track listing for their self-titled debut album, due on October 28 through Roadrunner Records. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier" than that of COAL CHAMBER and featuring "more technical" musicianship than that found ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Greatest Video Hits' DVD To Surface In November

MÖTLEY CRÜE's "Greatest Video Hits", a DVD collection of videos never-before-available on a single commercial release, will be issued on November 11. Twenty-one core videos make up this unique collector's item with new 5.1 mixes and stereo remastered audio giving diehard MÖTLEY fans fresh new versions of their favorite songs. On top of the twenty-one ...

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