The band then began a string of hit releases throughout the decade—1983's Shout at the Devil, 1985's Theatre of Pain, 1987's Girls, Girls, Girls, and 1989's Dr.
Feelgood—establishing the quartet as one of the biggest hard rock/metal bands of the 1980s.
Brittany posted a pic of her heart-shaped engagement ring, writing, “Well this certainly beats chocolates! Lee 🙈💕 #engaged💍.” Tommy and Brittany sparked romance rumors last summer after they were seen canoodling in Calabasas, California.
Last month, Lee and Furlan enjoyed a getaway in Cabo.
The band was known for their decadent behavior both on and offstage, often consuming excessive amounts of drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, pills and alcohol.
In 2004, Lee reunited with the original Mötley Crüe line-up to release the double-disc anthology album entitled Red, White & Crüe, which went quadruple-platinum and launched a monumental reunion tour to support it, The Red, White & Crüe Tour 2005: Better Live Than Dead, the band's first tour in six years.
Shortly afterwards, guitarist Mick Mars joined the band.
Tommy recommended a singer he had met during high school, Vince Neil, who soon joined the group, and Mötley Crüe was formed.
Lee, 55, is engaged to social media influencer Brittany Furlan, 31.His main drumming influences were John Bonham, Tommy Aldridge, Alex Van Halen and Terry Bozzio.After transferring from South Hills High School; he joined the marching band at Royal Oak High School (now Royal Oak Middle School) in Covina, California.With the popularity of rap metal, Lee formed a band called Methods of Mayhem.The band released a self-titled album the same year and toured in support of it.Lee's has been married three times before, to model Elaine Bergen and actresses Heather Locklear and Pamela Anderson . He and Anderson have two sons: 21-year-old Brandon and 20-year-old Dylan. Lee used several memorable gimmicks during his drum solos at concerts, such as having his entire kit revolving and spinning, or having the entire kit float above the crowd while he continued to play.He was legendary for mooning the crowd at nearly every show.He posted a pic, writing on Instagram, “Bye bye CABO!!!! Congratulations to former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee , who apparently has found a lady who really kick-starts his heart.