Tommy Lee (Thomas Lee Bass)

Drummer , Songwriter

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Summary

Tommy Lee was born on October 3, 1962 in Athens, Greece and was raised in California. He quit high school for a rock career and first performed with the band Suite 19. Lee formed heavy metal band Motley Crue with Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil in 1981.

His life (1962- )


Tommy Lee's zodiac sign is a Libra. His childhood nickname is T-Bone and he is 6'2 1/2. He has also been married 3 times. He was once married to Elaine Margret Starchulk in 1994, they divorced in 1995. He was also married to Pamela Anderson who was his longest marrage in 1995 , they divorced in 1998. They had two children together as well , Dylan Jagger Lee , and Brandon Thomas Lee. His first wife was Elain Bergen in 1984 and they also divorced a year later in 1985.

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Tommy Lee, is an American musician and founding member of heavy metal band Motley Crue. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Myhem, and has pursued solo musical projects. He received his first drum when he was four and his first drum kit when he was a teenager. His favorite bands were Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Cheap Trick, Kiss, AC/DC and Sweet. His main drum influences were John Bonham, Tommy Aldridge, Alex Van Halen and Terry Bozzio. After transferring from South Hills High School, he joined the marching band at Royal Oak High School in Covina, California.

Music Career

His first successful band, Suite 19 played the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles during the late 1970s. At this time he met future bandmate, Nikki Sixx. He was forming a theatrical band that would specialize in anthemic heavy metal, and was impressed by Lee's drumming. Shortly afterward, guitarist Mick Mars joined the band. Tommy recommended a singer he had met while in high school, Vince Neil who soon joined the group, and Motley Crue was formed.
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