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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Tommy Lee

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Larry Fitzmaurice | October 15, 2020 - 11:23 am

Movie Review

The Dirt Is A Terrible Movie About Terrible People

It's hard to imagine a less of-the-cultural-moment movie than The Dirt, the story of Mötley Crüe's rise to fame and fortune. The 2001 book on…
Phil Freeman | March 22, 2019 - 10:16 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The Smashing Pumpkins Monuments To An Elegy

The Smashing Pumpkins defy easy narratives, but it seems safe to say the band's "classic era" ended as soon as its "classic lineup" fractured. The…
Michael Nelson | December 2, 2014 - 11:54 am

More Tommy Lee stories

Bruce Springsteen Says If Trump Wins “I’ll See You On The Next Plane” To Australia

The ongoing war of words between Bruce Springsteen and Donald Trump continues. Back in 2016, Springsteen was among the chorus of famously liberal celebrity voices…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2020 - 3:52 pm

Tommy Lee On The Time Vince Neil Bit Eddie Van Halen: “He Wasn’t Very Receptive To It”

If you are even dimly aware of the past 40-ish years of American rock music, then you probably already know that Mötley Crüe had an…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2020 - 10:20 am

Tyla Yaweh – “Tommy Lee” (Feat. Post Malone)

Earlier this week, the DaBaby/Roddy Ricch collab "Rockstar" became the #1 song in America. And now, the last chilled-out sing-rapper who made a #1 single
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2020 - 9:25 am

Watch Mick Fleetwood, Stewart Copeland, Taylor Hawkins, & Tommy Lee Join Will Ferrell & Chad Smith’s Latest Charity Drum-Off

Celebrity doppelgängers Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith held a charity drum-off on The Tonight Show back in 2014. (Ferrell won.)…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2016 - 2:58 pm

Tommy Lee Gets Stuck In Roller Coaster At Mötley Crüe’s Final Concert

During Mötley Crüe's farewell tour, there has been a recurring bit of high-tech stagecraft in which Tommy Lee's entire drum set soars and loops atop…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 2:55 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Being Beige”

We're getting a new Smashing Pumpkins album before the year is out. In December, Billy Corgan and his associates will release Monuments To An Elegy,…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2014 - 11:04 am


Inside Baseball With Billy Corgan: The Smashing Pumpkins Head On Adore, MACHINA, And The End Of Teargarden

Back around the time the Smashing Pumpkins were conquering the world in the mid '90s, I'm not sure anyone would've guessed that Billy Corgan would…
Ryan Leas | August 19, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Billy Corgan Explains How Tommy Lee Has Turned His Band Into “Supersonic Pumpkins”

Earlier this week Billy Corgan dropped a shockla-locka-boom on Smashing Pumpkins fans worldwide by announcing that Tommy Lee would be the drummer for all nine…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 10:20 am

Tommy Lee Is Smashing Pumpkins’ Drummer On Monuments To An Elegy

The list of drummers on this planet capable of hitting their instrument as hard and as accurately as Jimmy Chamberlin is a short one. Whatever…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2014 - 9:27 am

Flavor Of Dumb

The Inc. head Irv Gotti's on his way to reality television with "Gotti's Way." Yessir, the man who launched Ja Rule, Ashanti, and DMX and…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 4:26 pm

Tommy Lee Explains The Kid Pebble Fracas

So we're all on the same page and in case you missed it, here's the VMAs' best moment: Off-cam, of course! Heaven…
Stereogum | September 11, 2007 - 3:38 pm

Video Hangover

Video Hangover: Mötley Crüe – “Smokin’ In The Boys Room”

Every week, we dig in the archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. And then, Jon McMillan breaks 'em down…
Stereogum | September 11, 2007 - 12:20 pm