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Old 10-27-2005, 03:39 AM
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Back in the Crue days he ways pretty cool...revolving kit and all. And I definately respect him for slamming Pamela Anderson on video. But there is no excuse for his latest album...they can't even GIVE it away at Guitar Center...I wouldn't use it for a coaster.
"Everybody's got a cell-phone camera"...wow.
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Old 10-27-2005, 02:48 PM
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B And I definately respect him for slamming Pamela Anderson on video.

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Old 10-27-2005, 07:00 PM
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I'm not really impressed with his chops, but he's a pro and I don't get ill when listening to him.

But I do like his stick spins....uh oh, here comes another topic. :-)
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Old 11-02-2005, 05:06 PM
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Joe you are exactly right TL has brought the drummer to the front of the stage people go to motley shows just to see him and what he is going to do. I feel TL has some great grooves and think his showmanship is off the charts. Ive always admired his drumming

I love that Pearl AD with the upside down drumkit!!!! If any one has one I have a fist full of cash to trade!!!
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:58 AM
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Whoever says that Tommy Lee sucks has to say the same about Alex Van Halen. to me they sound the same, never change the 4/4 straight beat. BUT you gotta think that he does what the songs ask, and he's fun to watch. IF Mike Portnoy was in Mötley it wouldn't be the same.
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Old 12-14-2005, 02:57 AM
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How anyone can say that Tommy Lee is a mediocore, or ok drummer is beyond me. The thing about being great drummer goes way beyond speed or the difficulty of what you're playing. Tommy has a very unique style of drumming that is not easily duplicated. Case in point if you hear Samantha M. from Hole playing on the first Crue live DVD you can easily tell that she doesn't even compare to Tommy. He brings something to the music that makes it better. Randy Castillo played on a Crue album..and you could defineately notice that Tommy's playing was missed. He has a straight forward type of playing but his technique, and the sound he gets helps him stand out. He's got the kind of sound that you can pick out that it's him, even if you didn't know who was playing. Kinda like Bonham you know it's him right when you hear him play, some guys just have it, Alex Van Halen is like that too. There's lots of guys who can play fast or difficult pieces but they sound just like everyone else. When you can bring something that makes a piece of music better and stand out because of what you played even if it's simple then I think that's what makes you great and influential. And for anyone who thinks that Tommy can't play anything difficult listen to the Crue album with Corabi singing on it...he shreds the hell out of the drums!!!!!
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Old 12-14-2005, 03:56 AM
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How anyone can say that Tommy Lee is a mediocore, or ok drummer is beyond me. The thing about being great drummer goes way beyond speed or the difficulty of what you're playing. Tommy has a very unique style of drumming that is not easily duplicated. Case in point if you hear Samantha M. from Hole playing on the first Crue live DVD you can easily tell that she doesn't even compare to Tommy. He brings something to the music that makes it better. Randy Castillo played on a Crue album..and you could defineately notice that Tommy's playing was missed. He has a straight forward type of playing but his technique, and the sound he gets helps him stand out. He's got the kind of sound that you can pick out that it's him, even if you didn't know who was playing. Kinda like Bonham you know it's him right when you hear him play, some guys just have it, Alex Van Halen is like that too. There's lots of guys who can play fast or difficult pieces but they sound just like everyone else. When you can bring something that makes a piece of music better and stand out because of what you played even if it's simple then I think that's what makes you great and influential. And for anyone who thinks that Tommy can't play anything difficult listen to the Crue album with Corabi singing on it...he shreds the hell out of the drums!!!!!
You just read my mind dude, i would say the same..
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Old 12-19-2005, 08:31 PM
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Seems like some folks are jealous of Tommy Lee. If you are so much better of a drummer, how come no one has heard of you?
amen, brother.............for a guy who is supposedly so mediocore, he seems to be doing pretty good for himself....i highly doubt he needs help from anyone......

and btw, i'm a huge tommy lee fan....he's another huge influence on my style.....not just his playing, but his whole attitude......he just goes for it.....and takes chances, and isn't afraid to fall flat on his ass....and isn't that what rock and roll is all about??
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Old 12-25-2005, 05:51 AM
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I really don't think Tommy Lee has any great musical qualities, because he has admitted he can't read music, his solo work is horrible and doesn't sell, he's singing and playing guitar which he doesn't sounds to good at, and in my crazy opinion 80's metal is some of the worst music ever created. It seems these days he is just a has-been, because he does less drumming.And Motley Crue just seems like an oldies review, have you ever seen a picture of those guys?Man, they look 10 years older than they should.But thats just my opinion.
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:41 AM
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I really don't think Tommy Lee has any great musical qualities, because he has admitted he can't read music, his solo work is horrible and doesn't sell, he's singing and playing guitar which he doesn't sounds to good at, and in my crazy opinion 80's metal is some of the worst music ever created. It seems these days he is just a has-been, because he does less drumming.And Motley Crue just seems like an oldies review, have you ever seen a picture of those guys?Man, they look 10 years older than they should.But thats just my opinion.

Someone's ability to read music does not AT ALL determine whether or not they are a good musician. Many good musicians can't read music. Tommy Lee has achieved a lot of sucess and done a lot (including Pam Anderson on tape), and though i don't listen to Motley Crue (or TL's music) I couldn't say he's a bad musician.

TL is a lot of things, but he is most certainly NOT a has-been. Look at Vanilla Ice....that's a has-been.
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:50 AM
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Yea his show has just come to AUS and from wat i can see of him, he doesnt seem to have much talent. Of course hes a good drummer but he doesnt seem very amazing/great/good. I find it funny when he tries to play in the drumline, we dont have anything like that in AUS but i hear that those things r pretty hard to play, and even when he was practising the drumline all night he still coundlt get it. And then finally on the show day he was still lokking at the other drummers! I hate it when people do that tho. Mainly its in dancing, theres always someone that has to look at everyone else, cause they dont know it, but then when they do know it off by heart like everyone else, therey still look. I like Tommy Lee, hes funny on his show but he doenst seem like a good drummer, but he seems like a good guy. U gotta admit hes got it with the ladies.
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Old 12-28-2005, 05:05 AM
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Tommy Lee is, hands down, the ONLY TALENT in Motley Crue. In my not-so-humble opinion, of course. I've always felt that band lacked a sense of melody; and, the one album I actually sat and listened to, Theater of Pain, seemed to be a song-for-song rip-off of Aerosmith's seminal "Rocks" album from '76. That "Home Sweet Home" is a direct emulation of "Home Tonight." I've met Nikki Sixx and he is an extrememly nice guy, but his songwriting ability is barely a step above that of Gene Simmons. I've seen Vince Neil on television and he comes across as a heckuva fun guy...but I'd rather listen to a box of kittens on fire than to hear him sing. The guitar player is just spooky. Tommy has talent, albeit most of it in the showmanship area. His solo efforts, while sophomoric and trite, still beat the Crue catalog by a long shot.

And that's all I have to say about that!
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Old 12-28-2005, 05:28 AM
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Yes but he is a gooddrummer i was watching live aid on the tv and he was doing alot of crazy stick flipping and stuff his playing is quite alright but im not a big fan of the band .....

But at least i can read music
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Old 01-02-2006, 09:49 AM
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Hmmm...seems when I was in high school in 1984-88 that Tommy Lee was the best thing since sliced bread...I mean come on just listen to those killer beats on Shout at the Devil and Smokin' in the Boys Room....

Then on second listen, 20 years later......what do we have hear? Ahhhhh pure CRAP.

I guess when we grow up, we actually become better listeners, and stop worrying about gimmicky tatted up upside down baseball bat for drum stick wielding clowns.

Actually, I think Tommy was a better drummer back then. It is like the Hollywood lifestyle has robbed him of any ounce of musicality he may have once had.


Oh yeah, and great post Dog Breath. Slowly we WILL let these kiddies know that the old dogs rule the forums ;-)
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Old 01-02-2006, 10:01 AM
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I just get so tired of everyone saying that he sucks, or that he isn't good, or that he is mediocre....but never comming to the table with solid facts about thier so-called opinon. Especially when they have never truly heard or seen him play. Like I said...I think most of it is a bandwagon deal. Its seems to cool to bash him and his lifestyle! Heck, thats what happens when someone is as huge as he is. Kinda like that highschool way of thinking. I have looked at the "ages of most" of the people making the negative comments and they are in thier low 20's or teens. Also they are growing up with a diffent era of drummers too and that has alot to do with taste. If they think that he isn't very good or just medioce.....why aren't they on tour selling out arenas or amphitheaters with thier band? And don't say to me that you got bills to pay, or you don't have the time to practice, or its a fad, or that your band hasn't been found yet, or the music industry isn't ready......just simply say...that you and your band are not that good and Tommy Lee and his band are. "Welcome to the world of Motley Crue." 24 years...and still selling out arenas. Why don't you go and see why they are.....you will come back with a different opinon. Make your dreams come true instead of bashing those that have!

Selling out arenas??? This is a joke right? Just 2 years ago, Vince Neil was playing venues in West Texas to 500 people for $10 a ticket. My band would draw nearly that many people on a Thursday night. So what if they 'suddenly' have had a "reunion" tour? Its a gimmick, and skanky 35 year old women just want an excuse to break out their acid wash jeans and bandanas one more time.

I hate to break it to you, but the Crue has not been together for 24 years. They took a 15 year vacation recently.

As far as proof goes to his mediocrity; the proof is in the recordings.

With that said, "Shout at the Devil" is still one of my most favorite albums of all time. Its when Theatre of Pain hit that I lost any and all interest in the boys from Crue.

And Tommy's solo effort back around 2000 was one of the best rap/rock style albums I ever heard (best being a relative term).

Face it, he's a rockstar first, a porn star second, a party-boy third and then somewhere down the line, a drummer. He's not terrible, he's just not worth the praise as a musician on an internet forum that consistently features the likes of Vinnie Coaluta, Steve Gadd, and friends.
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Old 01-06-2006, 07:33 PM
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Im going to see Motley Crue live on Valentines Day. I have never been more excited about anything in my entire life.
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Old 01-06-2006, 07:52 PM
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Has any one seen the dvd Motley Crue Live carnival of sin?
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Old 01-13-2006, 04:17 PM
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Great pics indeed. This guy definately has fun while playing which is big!

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Old 01-13-2006, 05:00 PM
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I heard from someone who knows the Band Director at the U of Nebraska where the show was filmed. He said that Tommy was very nice to everyone and really did work hard to learn the MarchingBand show.
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:27 AM
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Haha, thanks for the laugh brocke, it just proves my point even more.... Just a showmanship drummer. So what he can hang upside down and play drums, i bte both of us could too. But i can understand what your tryin to say.
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Hahahaha, you know damn right you couldnt play upside down...or how bout, playing upside down while spinning your sticks?!?!?! exactly like t-bone does it in M0TLEY CRUE's "WILD SIDE" video! i think tommy lee is an extremely talented drummer. and maybe a reason for his technique/dynamics not being as good as many of you think they should be is that because most drummers focus on there technique/dynamics. but thats gotta be kinda hard cause when he plays: he sings back up, does acrobatic drum solos, and still manages to stay in time while drumming. most drummers just sit behind the kit and play all night(and thats not hard to focus on if thats what your doing all night), but not tommy...t-bone has to be thinking on whats coming up in the show, and what stunts he's going to be doing that night...TOMMY LEE IS A GOD IN ROCK HISTORY!!! nuff said
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Old 01-28-2006, 11:11 PM
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At the risk of dating myself I'll lay out Tommy’s gear of the years.... and Steve can tell me if I'm incorrect anywhere.....

Too Fast For Love Years 1981-1983

Drums- (unknown) Looks to be a Tama Model Imperial Star. If you notice one tom is so old... it doesn’t have a lower head or lugs!

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- some "local" music store model

Hardware- various brands...

Heads- Remo

Notes-- This was just about the time Tommy got signed, so he didn’t have any endorsements.... YET

Shout at the Devil Years 1983-1984

Drums- Started off with the kit from Too Fast for Love
Then used Tama for a short period.
Finally switched to Sonor drums

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Some "local" music store model

Hardware- various and Sonor.

Heads- Remo

Notes- This was the first time the Paiste "RUDE" series of cymbal was used by Tommy. It also was the time when Tommy began his relationship with the German drum maker Sonor. I don’t think Sonor did any advertising with Tommy's name... At the time, some bigger metal acts were using Sonor... like Iron Maiden.

Theatre of Pain Years 1985-1986

Drums- Started off Sonar Drums
About ½ way through the tour he switched to Pearl

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Vic Firth “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- Sonor, Pearl and DW pedals.

Heads- Remo

Notes- This was the first time the Paiste Color Sound 5 series of cymbal was used by Tommy. It also was the time when Tommy began his relationship with Vic Firth Drumsticks. Tommy also began using Simmons electronic pads with this kit. The sounds used were a Gong, orchestra hit, and a gunshot. LP also made a spot for Tommy in the 1986 catalog… for the “Snake Bell” cowbell. At this time, DW was making the pedals that Tommy used. They introduced the DW5000. This would be Tommy staple pedal for many years.

Girls, Girls, Girls Years 1987-1988

Drums- Pearl

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Vic Firth “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- Pearl and a custom Rack (the spinning one).

Heads- Remo

Notes- Tommy began to use D-Drum pads to trigger the sounds. Pearl also began to market their products using Tommy’s name.

Dr Feelgood /Decade of Decadence Years 1989-1992

Drums- DW

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Vic Firth “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- DW

Heads- Remo

Notes- At this time, Vic Firth started selling the “Tommy” Stick into the market place. It featured red print and a red nylon tip. They still sell this stick under the name “Metal N (CMN)”.


The Motley Crue Years (when Vince was out)- 1994-1996

Drums- DW

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Ahead “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- DW

Heads- Remo

Notes- Tommy was one of the first people to start using the new AHEAD stick. They even did marketing with Tommy seen in a pile of broken wooden sticks.


The Generation Swine/ Greatest Hits Years 1997-1999

Drums- DW

Cymbals- Paiste

Sticks- Ahead “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- DW

Heads- Aquarian

Notes- This tour feature a very cool drum set. Made to look like the mirror balls you would see at a disco-tec. This was also the time Tommy began endorsing the Aquarian line of drum heads. These heads were also sold to the public using Tommy’s name. This relationship was short lived.


The Red, White, and Crue Years 2004-???

Drums- DW

Cymbals- Zildjian

Sticks- Ahead “Tommy Lee” Model

Hardware- DW

Heads- Remo

Notes- Steve has filled us in on this kit. One highlight is that Tommy ended a VERY long history with Paiste Cymbals. It was one of the only items Tommy has been using since the begining.

Well that’s the basics of the history of Tommy’s Drums…. Sorry if I bored ya!
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Old 01-29-2006, 10:46 AM
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I should rephrase my comments about Tommy being a partier and not a drummer... I was having a bad day or something.

Obviously, he has talent and skill and has worked really hard to get where he is. I would just like to moderate my previous comment and say he is a great entertainer. What I was trying to get across is that my personal emphasis is on music and drumming, not the image and the sideshow. That's why my favorite drummers are Gadd, Smith, Colaiuta and not Barker, Tommy Lee and Joey Jordison.

I never did see the rest of the Tommy goes to School episodes. Did he eventually make the drum line or not?
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Old 01-29-2006, 10:53 AM
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Well that’s the basics of the history of Tommy’s Drums…. Sorry if I bored ya!
Not boring at all! A discography including the gear used. Now if you could just get us the cymbal sizes and makes, heh.
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Old 01-29-2006, 11:45 AM
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I never did see the rest of the Tommy goes to School episodes. Did he eventually make the drum line or not?
He did up making the line and marched in the halftime show during the UNL vs. Baylor football game.
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Everyone who hates on Tommy Lee should stop trying to bring him down. He is a pretty good drummer, and one of the best I've seen to come out of the 80's hair metal and glam rock scene. Regardless of how well he can read music, or how well he played the drums in high school, he is a pretty good drummer.
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Old 02-13-2006, 01:28 AM
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Thanks for your post! I found it very interesting! I still wonder why Tommy would change from Paiste to Zildjian after being with Paiste for such a long time. I know Zildjian is the main cymbal supplier to many drummers, but the time with Paiste......
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Old 02-17-2006, 02:31 AM
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Thanks for your post! I found it very interesting! I still wonder why Tommy would change from Paiste to Zildjian after being with Paiste for such a long time. I know Zildjian is the main cymbal supplier to many drummers, but the time with Paiste......
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Glad you liked my "history". I don't know why he switched, but I would bet it was not b/c of sound quality.... I bet Zildjian just made him a better offer.... God knows they market him more since 2004 than Paiste did for years.......

I also think that Zildjians hold up better and can take more abuse.... and those Ahead sticks are hard as hell on the cymbals!!!
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What blow's my mind is how many people on this forum is bashing Tommy Lee. True he is not the most technical drummer, but when it comes to showmanship you can't name someone better. Tommy Lee is the reason I started playing drums 17+ years ago and I still look up to him to this day. When you mention technical drummers, most people, or more so, most drummers can't mention many technical drummers... but one thing's for sure everyone knows who in the hell Tommy Lee is. That's because he's a better showman than the "technical guys" you keep raving about. While I do love technical drummers... the average person at a show or club could care less. But a good showman such as Tommy Lee they will remember and talk about... not his technical chops. Don't be so jealous about what Mr. Lee has accomplished. Most of you would look silly playing a kit next to his while he was rocking out.
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:21 PM
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What blow's my mind is how many people on this forum is bashing Tommy Lee. True he is not the most technical drummer, but when it comes to showmanship you can't name someone better. Tommy Lee is the reason I started playing drums 17+ years ago and I still look up to him to this day. When you mention technical drummers, most people, or more so, most drummers can't mention many technical drummers... but one thing's for sure everyone knows who in the hell Tommy Lee is. That's because he's a better showman than the "technical guys" you keep raving about. While I do love technical drummers... the average person at a show or club could care less. But a good showman such as Tommy Lee they will remember and talk about... not his technical chops. Don't be so jealous about what Mr. Lee has accomplished. Most of you would look silly playing a kit next to his while he was rocking out.
Wat u say about averege people in a club not caring about technical drummers, i very doubt is true.
If you go to a club a band does a song then half way they brake down and the drummer does a technical solo with great chops and speed (most normal people/non drummers love speed) the crowd will love it.

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but when it comes to showmanship you can't name someone better.
First one that came to my head was Thomas Lang. No doubt he's better than tommy technically and in all other concepts of drumming, but i believe he has better showmanship as well. But if Tommy Lee is the reason you started to play drums then you clearly like him alot, it may cloud your vision of him a bit (this doesn't really seem to be the case with you though, u have admitted he has flaws, but there are sum people out there that just won't hear a bad word about him, that hes the greatest drummer to ever live and other crap) but nothing we can say will change ur mind about him. So well done Tommy you've managed to recruit a few drummers.
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Old 03-19-2006, 10:36 PM
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i think tommy is like a fine wine he keeps getting better with age. i do agree that vince can not sing anymore though.
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Old 03-31-2006, 11:36 PM
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Tommy is definately a good drummer. One of my favorites that got me into drums. He is not a guy that puts fills everywhere he can. His drumming is mainly about grooves. Dr Feelgood album is a good example. His beat for Dr Feelgood w/the open hi-hats in the two different spots is very recognizable in my opinion. Just as the the beat Joey Kramer did for Walk this way. Motleys first album was not just basic beats and fills. He had some pretty cool stuff on that album. By todays standards he is not up to par. But I think as the people that dont find him impressive (mostly younger drummers) get older will realize that there is more to drums than speed and extreme technical ability. With that being said go to Keith Carlocks page(who I just discovered) and tell me he is not a good drummer. SINGLE pedal, totally cool grooves and feel and very little as far as fills go. No extreme crazy drumming just very, very cool stuff.

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Totally agree! I think, the most important thing about Tommy's drumming is that he is playing MUSIC first, but not drums as a separate instrument. He is a pro-musician first, then a pro-drummer. He knows what the audience's waiting, and he's doing it.

There's a proverb in Russia: "Be easier, and people will pay attention to you." I think, that Tommy follows this words.... But it is only my opinion... :)
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Old 04-08-2006, 04:51 PM
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If it wasen't for Tommy Lee I would have Never picked up a pair of sticks, I think tommy is one of THE BEST drummers out there, not only is he a great drummer, he is a great entertainer, with a Huge amount of differnt ideas, not just sitting behind a kit and doing a solo. Tommy Lee has more energy in his little pinky than any professional drummer of his age. Most drummers of his age, can play and play great but thats it, you don't get a kick ass show like you do when you see Tommy play. Most of these guy when they do there solo, they do an "acoustic solo' which is filled with alot of speed and longevity, with Tommy's solo, he intergrates Video along with alot of electronic triggered items into his solo ( alot of people dont like him puting the "club music" in with his solo) but I think that shows of how much talent this guy really has. I dare anyone to go to one of Motley's shows and leave saying they were not impressed by Tommy Lee!
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Old 04-09-2006, 12:29 PM
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I seen Tommy and the boys live recently and being a drum enthusiast I spent the entire show watching Tommy (well, maybe the strippers a little bit). I grew up as a Crue fan and know alot of the drumtracks (to hear, not to play). Tommy played what was originally recorded on the albums Plus added even more color to these already neat tracks. You can't help but watch him play. The man loves to play drums and does a good job of it. I hate to say it but I have to assume most of the bashers are young guys who stick by their opinions rather passionately even though to their surprise those opinions may change as they progress as drummers. Bashing someone with the anonymity of the internet as backup is a joke you guys.

Jeez, I'm starting to sound like an old man.
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and zildjian designed the thrasher series for tommy lee??
I thought Tommy had just been addeed to the List of drummers that use Meinl??
Sorry if If i've slightly gone off topic but I'm just tryin to work out if my sources are incorrect...
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I thought Tommy had just been addeed to the List of drummers that use Meinl??
Sorry if If i've slightly gone off topic but I'm just tryin to work out if my sources are incorrect...

Tommy just uses Meinel's cowbells.... thats it....
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yes! tommy lee;s solo was amazing.
i went when they came here to atlanta..im pretty sure it was march 12 or something..he is amazing..he doesnt just play eighter he puts on a great show as well
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Hahaha did any of you know he was born in athens greece? Just found that out today.
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Hahaha did any of you know he was born in athens greece? Just found that out today.
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Yep. His mother was Miss Athens, I believe.

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haha yea in 1957. It's wierd, i saw a card of his in DRUM magazine. I think he's a good rock/metal drummer, not the best, but defintiely not the worst. I think his solo stuff is terrible though and i was disappointed in him when he did that stupid reality show, tommy goes to college.
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