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Nicolas Cage, Vince Neil Caught Brawling in Vegas

Cage stepped in after Neil allegedly assaulted a woman

(Newser) - It's like Batman v. Superman but somehow even more bloated. The New York Daily News reports 55-year-old Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil got into a physical fight with 52-year-old actor Nicolas Cage Thursday in Las Vegas. The fight broke out around 5pm at the Aria Hotel on... More »

Drum Stunt Goes Wrong at Final Mötley Crüe Gig

Tommy Lee was stuck upside down on 'Crüecifly'

(Newser) - Mötley Crüe played what they promised would be their last-ever concert on New Year's Eve at the Staples Center in Los Angeles—and Billboard reports that they not only rocked the house, they had a mishap sure to go down in heavy metal history. Drummer Tommy Lee... More »

Gene Simmons: If You're Depressed, 'Then Kill Yourself'

Comments made July 31 picking up steam now

(Newser) - In the wake of Robin Williams' suicide, a controversial exchange with Gene Simmons in an interview last month is getting a bit of attention. Asked whether he gets along with the original members of KISS, Simmons told :
  • "I don't get along with anybody who's a
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Motley Crue Retiring

Group plans one last major tour

(Newser) - Motley Crue is calling it quits after more than three decades, reports Billboard . But first the group—Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee—plans one last major tour of North America, from July 2 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) to Nov. 2 (Vancouver). The band promises that the... More »

10 Celebs Who Lived Through Drug ODs

One even lived through 6 of 'em

(Newser) - Disturbing news came out last week about Michael Jackson's overdose: Before he died, Jackson hadn't gotten real sleep for 60 days, an expert testified during the wrongful death trial. That's because propofol, which he was on for two months, blocks REM sleep. But not all stories like... More »

Please Don't Ask Tommy Lee for a Photo

Motley Crue drummer is tired of the pushy requests

(Newser) - Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee has set off a feverish debate among fans with an f-bomb-laden Facebook diatribe against pushy people who demand he take a photo with them. As spotted by the Hollywood Reporter , Lee's post includes this rant:
  • "Irritates the f --- out of me when
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Rihanna Dissed by... 60-Something Rocker?

Gene Simmons slams Ri, while Katy Perry disses Beyonce

(Newser) - Apparently Gene Simmons hasn't heard that people who live in glass houses—and make sex tapes with their socks on—shouldn't throw stones: While announcing an upcoming tour his band is co-headlining with Motley Crue, the KISS frontman noted that the rockers would be keeping it real. "... More »

5 Rockers Who Beat Drugs

Maybe Scott Weiland will take a cue from former bandmate Slash

(Newser) - In honor of a new book by Scott Weiland’s ex recalling the couple’s drug-fueled rock and roll escapades, Fox News takes a look at musicians who fought addiction and won:
  • Slash, Guns N’ Roses: Addicted to heroin, booze, and women; was scared straight after running down the street
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Rock's Worst Comebacks

(Newser) - Some bands just shouldn’t—or couldn’t successfully—get back together. The Independent takes a look at the 10 most ill-conceived rock reunions.
  • The Sex Pistols: Sure, the punk progenitors honestly named their 1994 comeback tour "Filthy Lucre," but still "tarnished their own lawless chapter in
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