What band is Tommy Lee in during Pam & Tommy (and what’s next)

Pam and Tommy follow the Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape scandal. Here are the groups Lee was part of during and after the events.

Warning: contains spoilers for Pam and Tommy.

In Pam and Tommy, Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan) is in a band – but what band is it and where did Lee’s actual music career go from there? Pam and Tommy premiered on Hulu with a three-episode release on February 2, 2022. The show, based on the 2014 rolling stone the item”Pam and Tommy: The Untold Story of the World’s Most Famous Sex Tape by Amanda Chicago Lewis, follows the true story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s salacious sex tape that hit the internet in the mid-90s. The couple made the 54-minute tape for themselves after they married in Cancun, until it was stolen by a contractor working on renovations to their Malibu home and sold on the web as revenge porn. Entrepreneur, Rand Gauthier of Seth Rogen, distributed the tape with the help of porn filmmaker Milton”Uncle Milty” Ingley (Nick Offerman). Despite the obvious criminal nature of the act, Gauthier was never held fully responsible for his actions.


The first three episodes of this limited series revolve around identifying its three main characters. Stan is able to portray Lee in all his cheeky rock star glory, a two-minute penis talk and all. The first two episodes show Lee with fellow musicians named Zakk (Sam Meader) and Ace (Zack Gold), with Pam and Tommy episode 3 showing Lee watching a discouragement behind the music episode on Mötley Crüe. the Pam and Tommy The character cast takes a long time to accurately portray the actual characters in the show. Sebastian Stan’s Tommy Lee is, in many ways, very similar to the real Lee, who is the only one of the former couple to endorse the Hulu show despite Lily James’ best efforts to contact Pamela Anderson.

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Tommy Lee was indeed in a band during the events described in Pam and Tommy. Lee is best known for being the drummer and co-founder of Mötley Crüe, one of the biggest hard rock/hair metal bands of the 80s. Pam and Tommy, Mötley Crüe was going through a tumultuous time due to the growing popularity of grunge and alternative music, as evidenced by At Pam and Tommy’s eclectic soundtrack. As Stan’s performance shows, Lee was going through a period of stagnation at this time due to hair metal’s declining popularity. In 1999 he finally left Mötley Crüe, forming the nu metal band Methods of Mayhem during Mötley Crüe’s hiatus, and in 2006 he formed the short-lived band Rock Star Supernova. Lee also had a solo career and worked with many musicians, including Rob Zombie and Nine Inch Nails. Mötley Crüe then reunited and toured on and off over the years, with Tommy Lee joining them for their Crüe’s Greatest Hits in 1999, then in 2004 to record the double-disc anthology album Red, White & Rawwhich went quadruple platinum.

Tommy Lee performs with a band in his garage in Pam and Tommy Episode 1, "Drilling and hammering."

Pam and Tommy should show Mötley Crüe in future episodes, with Paul Guzman playing vocalist Vince Neil, Iker Amaya playing bassist/pianist Nikki Sixx, and Chris Mann playing lead guitarist Mick Mars. As for Lee’s friends on the show, no Mötley Crüe or Methods of Mayhem musician is named Zakk or Ace, and none of the characters resemble guitarist Zakk Wylde or Ace Frehley’s potential name influences. by KISS. Additionally, no source provides the characters’ surnames to imply that they are based on real people.

With occasional story changes and creative liberties taken, Pam and Tommy is largely faithful to the actual events that occurred. Tommy Lee has always been a key part of Mötley Crüe, having helped form the group with Sixx in 1981 and continuing to release hits like “Cast my heart”, “Dr. Feel good,” and “Cry to the devil.” With Pam and Tommy Primarily focusing on the lives of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, it’s only natural that Lee’s musical career would see its way into the series.

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Pam and Tommy releases new episodes of the limited series every Wednesday on Hulu.

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