Tommy Lee, first and foremost, is a musician. From the home studio platinum records, Lee is the face of celebrity rocker, which is why its activities attract attention. I really like to see him at concerts, he always attractive in the stage action and for setting drum kit on stage, very pretty sight. This becomes a very strong character as a musician of the world. It invites the interest of many people to see. Tommy Lee, he is an attractive drummer . I chose him as drummer idol.
Tommy Lee was born on October 3, in Athens, Greece, son of David Oliver Bass, U.S. Army reparations Welsh descent and Vassiliki Papadimitriou, a former Miss Greece. His family moved to West Covina, California a year after his birth. Although born in Greece, Tommy grew up in California. He received the first drum when he was four years old and a first drum kit when he was a teenager. Lee has one younger sister, Athena Lee, who was married to James Kottak, Scorpions band's drummer and he was also the drummer from his band KrunK solo. As a teenager he listened to Queen, Kiss, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Judas Priest. After listening to Kiss, the influence of the main drum to be Peter Criss.
His first successful band Suite 19 played the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles during the '70s. At that time he met future bandmate, Nikki Sixx. Sixx was forming a theatrical band that would specialize in anthemic heavy metal, and was impressed by Lee's drumming. At that time, he changed his name to Tommy Lee and earned the nickname "T-bone" for 6 persons' 2 ½ "tall and skinny physical. Not long afterwards, guitarist Mick Mars joined the band. Mars recommended a singer Tommy met while at school high, Vince Neil, who soon joined the group, and Mötley Crüe was formed.
It was while playing in his band Suite 19, that young Tommy met Nikki Sixx and Mötley Crüe continue to form. Mick Mars and Vince Neil completed the line-up and the band are quick to release their debut album. After signing to Elektra Records that the band found huge success with albums such as 'Girls, Girls, Girls'.
In addition to being a true showman on the drums, Tommy became a favorite because of the tabloids for his marriage to Heather Locklear's first and then Baywatch star, Pamela Anderson. It is during this time that the famous scandal 'sex-tape' pair rocketed to worldwide fame. Tommy's Wedding also bought time in jail after allegedly hitting Lee Anderson.
After a tour of the Greatest Hits Mötley Crüe in 1999, Tommy left the band and formed The method Mayhem, issuing a self-titled album that same year and toured with it. He joined Mötley Crüe again in 2001 to take part in a tell-all autobiography, 'Dirt' and in 2005 the band set off a giant reunion tour - Tour, Red White & Crüe and released the album.
When he's not with Mötley Crüe, Tommy make a living by guesting on albums of other artists, like Nine Inch Nails. While his solo album, 'Never Dull Moment', displayed more toward rap metal he returned to the fold in 2005 with a self-written books and albums - 'Tommyland'.