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Tommy Lee

Musician
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Born Oct 3, 1962

Thomas Lee Bass, best known as Tommy Lee, is an American musician and founding member of glam metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects. He has been married to model Elaine Bergen and actresses Heather Locklear and Pamela Anderson.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on October 3, 1962.

TEENAGE

1981 18 Years Old Mötley Crüe quickly built a strong fan base and they released their debut album Too Fast for Love in 1981, on their own independent label (Leathür Records). Elektra Records decided to sign the band shortly thereafter, reissuing their debut in 1982. … Read More

TWENTIES

1986 23 Years Old Lee has been married three times. His first wife was Elaine Starchuk. On May 19, 1986, Lee married actress Heather Locklear, divorcing in 1993.

THIRTIES

1995 - 1998 3 More Events
1999 36 Years Old Tommy Lee came back once with Motley Crüe to go on the Crüe's Greatest Hits tour in 1999. … Read More
Although Lee distanced himself from Mötley Crüe after splitting, he agreed to take part in their 2001 autobiography, The Dirt. … Read More
2002 39 Years Old In August 2002, Tommy Lee and his solo band joined Ozzfest, mainstage. In 2006, he formed a new band called Rock Star Supernova with Jason Newsted (Voivod, ex-Metallica) and Gilby Clarke (ex-Guns N' Roses). The 2006 season of Rock Star selected Lukas Rossi as the lead singer for Supernova. Dilana, Magni Ásgeirsson, and Toby Rand with his own band Juke Kartel were the three runners up and accepted an offer to go on tour with Supernova. The self-titled debut album Rock Star Supernova was released on November 21, 2006.

FORTIES

2004 41 Years Old …  Lee and Aero debuted as DJs on the mainstage at Ultra Music Festival during Winter Music Conference (WMC) in 2004. … Read More
2005 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Lee released his autobiography, Tommyland and his second solo album, Tommyland: The Ride in 2005. … Read More
2006 43 Years Old Lee reportedly quit after the rest of the band sued his manager, Carl Stubner, for forcing Tommy to take part in reality TV shows, thus forcing the cancellation of a lengthy leg of Crüe tourdates in 2006.
2007 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Lee already quit once in 2007 in September before returning to the band. … Read More
2008 45 Years Old In the end, Tommy Lee did end up recording the new album, Saints of Los Angeles, and toured with Crüe in 2008 in their tour, Crüe Fest.
2009 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Lee appeared in select cities with Sharam, one half of Grammy Award nominated and Grammy Award winning Deep Dish, accompanying Sharam live on the piano during his house DJ sets. … Read More
On March 25, 2010, he co-presented the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) along with Roger Sanchez and DJ Rap. … Read More

FIFTIES

2013 50 Years Old In 2013, Lee sent a letter to Alberta premier Alison Redford requesting that she end the Calgary Stampede's chuckwagon races that have resulted in the death of 50 horses, since 1986, being euthanized from injuries. … Read More
2014 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Lee appeared in the music video, Show Me What You're Made Of, by rapper Hoodie Allen.
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