Mötley Crüe Officially Announce Reunion Tour Plans?

Despite denials from Crüe camp last week that today's Hollywood, California, press conference will NOT be a tour announcement, some very specific tour details have been revealed by www.blabbermouth.net. If these leaked dates are accurate, the Mötley Crüe reunion tour will kick off on February 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Today's scheduled press conference is getting a LOT of coverage for something that band manager Allen Kovac assured Billboard would not be a tour announcement. "We're holding buildings, sitting down and negotiating with everyone, but nothing is done," Kovac said last week. "I know there's a [new] single and I know there's a video. And they're getting great response, which will help get this [tour] done. But I assure you there isn't anything happening in front of the Whisky on Monday."

Interestingly enough, the press conference scheduled for today in front of Whiskey on the Sunset Strip will be covered live by VH1 and a portion of the Strip will be shut down. That sounds like something IS in fact happening today.

Later tonight, the band will be performing at The Palladium in Hollywood. Well endowed drummer Tommy Lee confirmed earlier reports of the show in a newsletter to the band's fan list. Doors to the event will be opened at 5:00p.m. to wristband holders only. So how do you get a wristband? Just stop by the Hustler store (8920 Sunset Blvd.) between noon and 5:00p.m. (PT) today to get your free wristband.

Here are the dates believed to be confirmed thus far:

02.17.05 – Ft.  Lauderdale, FL (Office Depot Center)
02.18.05 – Tampa, FL (St. Pete Times Forum)
02.20.05 – Greenville, SC (Bi-Lo Center)
02.22.05 – Cleveland. OH (Gund Arena)
02.23.05 – Toronto, ONT @ Air Canada Centre
02.25.05 – Detroit, MI (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
02.27.05 – Ottawa, ONT (Corel Centre)
02.28.05 – Hartford, CT (Hartford Civic Center)
03.01.05 – Boston, MA (Fleet Center)
03.03.05 – New  York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
03.04.05 – Philadelphia, PA (Wachovia Spectrum)
03.06.05 – Washington, DC (MCI Center)
03.08.05 – Columbus, OH (Schottenstein Center)
03.10.05 – Chicago, IL (Allstate Arena)
03.12.05 – Milwaukee, WI (U.S. Cellular Arena)
03.14.05 – Minneapolis, MN (Target Center)
03.15.05 – Kansas  City, MO (Kemper Arena)
03.17.05 – Dallas, TX (Nokia Live)
03.19.05 – Las  Vegas, NV (The Joint)
03.20.05 – Phoenix, AZ (Cricket Pavilion Glendale Arena)
03.22.05 – San  Diego, CA (Coors Amphitheatre)
03.23.05 – Los  Angeles, CA (The Forum)
03.25.05 – Reno, NV (Reno Event Center)
03.26.05 – Oakland, CA (Oakland Arena)

Mötley Crüe Officially Announce Reunion Tour Plans?