Tag: Tommy Lee

10-May

This Day In 80s Music, May 10th

On this day in 1985: The Go-Go’s announced they were breaking up. Two of the members went on to enjoy solo success, (Belinda Carlisle and Jane Wiedlin) and the group would reform in the late 90s. On this day in 1986: The Pet Shop Boys went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘West […]

17-Jan

This Day In Music, January 17th

On this day in 1981: The band Motley Crue formed when bass guitarist Nikki Sixx left a band called ‘London’ and began rehearsing with drummer Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon, (who later left). Sixx and Lee then added guitarist Bob “Mick Mars” Deal. Vince Neil accepted an offer to join the band (after turning […]

24-Nov

This Day In Music, November 24th

On this day in 1983: The Irish group The Undertones split up. Lead singer Feargal Sharkey went on to have a #1 U.K. single as a solo artist with ‘A Good Heart’ and later worked in A&R for various record labels, and later became the head of U.K. Music, an umbrella organization representing the collective […]

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