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Tommy Lee Plans New Methods Of Mayhem Album

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Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee has revealed to Billboard.com that he's started work on his second Methods of Mayhem album, following up the group's platinum 1999 debut.

"We're just getting all the ideas together now," reports Lee. "We're gonna start tracking as soon as Motley is done (touring) at the end of March, and hopefully I'll have it ready by April/May and done by the top of June."

He describes the new material "as out of control ... pretty new and crazy-sounding. There's some ridiculously banging hard rock tunes and electro dance-rock." But, Lee adds, "There's no hip-hop anywhere around it at all."

Lee says he wouldn't mind having Methods of Mayhem on the Crue Fest II tour, which is slated to go out in July, "like Nikki (Sixx) did with Sixx AM last year. That'd be killer."

As for the rest of the Crue Fest II lineup, Lee says it's still being discussed. "There's offers going around all over the place," he says. "Rob Zombie's name came up. Godsmack. Alice Cooper. I'd like to switch it up, add a little bit more variety this year."

Source: Billboard.com

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1. BrianSD writes:

I've seen a ton of bands play, especially going to things like Ozzfest, Tattoo the Earth, etc. and Methods of Mayhem was one of the worst bands i've ever seen. They were at an Ozzfest and holy sh**, they came out in bright shiney orange and blue jump suits...it was like an old puff daddy video or something.
I rarely take the time to knock bands on this site but this time it needed to be done.

# Jan 24, 2009 @ 4:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Netromancer writes:

Well, they dropped the hip-hop in favor of electro dance-beats. Sorry, I'll pass on this next one like I did on the last. Or anything he's done outside of Motley Crue's first 3 albums for that matter.

# Jan 24, 2009 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. MetallicPunk writes:

As long as its not that hip hop crap on the last album and electro-rock then I am willing to give their second album a chance,but if its all that homey stuff then forget it.

# Jan 25, 2009 @ 2:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BoltThrower writes:

This has to be the gayest disclaimer EVER written:

He describes the new material "as out of control ... pretty new and crazy-sounding. There's some ridiculously banging hard rock tunes and electro dance-rock." But, Lee adds, "There's no hip-hop anywhere around it at all."

# Jan 25, 2009 @ 6:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BoltThrower writes:

Thank God for there being absolutely no hip-hop, cuz that would totally ruin all the electro dance-rock!

# Jan 25, 2009 @ 6:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. tim landrum writes:

do we really need this...jeez !!

# Feb 3, 2009 @ 10:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. freddy lounds writes:

I think i would rather kill myself by listening to serj tankian serenade over his gay orchestra than listen to. M.O M..........
Tommy has no brain cells left anyway,.........will give him this though hes one of the 5 best drummers ive seen ever.
Anyways... pass....

# Feb 3, 2009 @ 12:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. charest writes:

tommy lee isnt dead yet. what a shame

# Feb 3, 2009 @ 1:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Satans Watcher writes:

He should clean his act up and retire.

# Feb 4, 2009 @ 1:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. TimW writes:

Agreed....Tommy Lee needs to just kill himself....

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