Kickstart My Heart: A Tribute to Motley Crue
Released by Pulse Records
Miles was Executive Producer of the award-winning CD titled Kickstart
My Heart: A Tribute to Motley Crue. This was the world's first tribute
CD to Motley Crue.
of the CD was project managed and coordinated online with involvement
of international bands and Pulse Records in Chicago, USA.
Officially released on 18 January 2000 by Pulse Records,
the CD is still
available for worldwide shipping from their Impulse Music retail
The album was launched via the world's biggest online
radio station HardRadio.
They played one track from the CD at the top of every hour for the week
28 February to 5 March 2000 with sponsorship from Apple computers.
tribute CD project was the winner of the 1999 Asia Pacific Western
Australia Information Technology & Telecommunications Awards in the
Arts/Media/Entertainment category. (Pictured below is Paul Miles
receiving his award from the Marketing Manager of Yellow Pages
Paul Miles is the Producer
behind the highly-acclaimed rock website Chronological Crue at CrueTime.com that
is used by TV networks, music industry journalists and critics as an
invaluable reference on Mötley Crüe.
produced by Paul Miles for 20 years, the website has been considered
source of fact on the world’s most notorious rock band and its members
Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil and Mick Mars for over a decade.
launch in January 1997, the pages of Chronological Crue have been read
well-over five million times now. The website has since been featured
in many publications around the world, including Japan’s Bass
Magazine, Penthouse magazine, hard rockers’ favourite Metal
Edge, even the band’s own Electronic Press Kit.
Paul Miles was the Producer
- the online site of the entertainment industry's No.1 dwarf Mighty
From the hard rock of Motley Crue to the dance pop of Britney Spears,
midget rocker Mighty Mike is THE ONLY midget in history to have toured
the world performing in front of millions of concert-goers, performing
with musicians night after night on arena stages across North America,
Europe, Japan and Australia since 2005.
As Mighty Mike's Producer, Paul wrote the entire copy for his website
with a heavy focus on Search Engine Optimisation for highest possible
rankings. All images in the site were digitally enhanced and YouTube
videos were incorporated, to produce a top-class lead generating
Some highlights from the professional
career of Paul Miles as web producer:
Paul Miles led the first company in Australia providing Internet design
and development services to become certified to ISO 9001 as a Quality
Endorsed Company by Standards Australia. This successful quality
implementation achieved certification for “Consulting, design,
development and production of electronic publishing and marketing
systems using the Internet and other on-line services.”
Apr 97 - Dec 99:
Paul Miles was responsible for the professional management and delivery
of Web Solutions and Online Applications projects for OzEmail,
Australia's then-largest Internet Service Provider (ISP). As Web
Production Manager, he managed a multi-million dollar development
project pipeline with national corporate and government clients.
A website that Paul Miles produced for a stock-market software firm was
a finalist in the Retailing category of the Ninemsn 2002 Brother
Business Website Awards, ”the biggest, richest business website awards
Jul 03 - Jul 05: Paul Miles
founded the web development & design company PiXEL iNK MEDiA Pty
Ltd, structuring the operations of the business, performing all
financial functions, and acting in a client advisory/mentoring
capacity. His former partner still runs this company today.
MTV Networks - BIOrhythm: Tommy Lee
Episode 206, 1998
a one-hour musical biography show airing weekly, BIOrhythm debuted on
June 30 1998 as the highest-rated music show in MTV's history
that year, the producers of the show in the USA engaged Paul Miles to
work on research for an upcoming episode on the high-profile celebrity
Tommy Lee of Motley Crue. Facts on Tommy's life and activities were
researched and verified with production staff as the show was put
together, before airing across the US on 10 November 1998.
E! - Heather
Locklear: The E! True Hollywood Story
Episode 340, Season 9, 2004
Emmy-nominated documentary series offers viewers the real story on the
shows, the stars and the secrets of the Hollywood elite. It
consistently gives the inside scoop on Tinseltown's steamiest secrets.
Locklear starred on many hit television shows like Dynasty, TJ Hooker,
Melrose Place, and Spin City. She was married to Tommy Lee before
marrying Richie Sambora.
2004, Paul Miles was engaged to provide research and information
services for the production team of E! Entertainment Television, Inc.
in Los Angeles.
VH1 - Behind The Music: Motley
Episode 57, 1998
nominated in 2003 as Outstanding Non-Fiction Series, for the forth
consecutive year, VH1’s Behind The Music has taken an intimate look
into the personal lives of pop music’s greatest and most influential
artists, tracing their struggles, setbacks and successes in more than
150 episodes to date.
Behind The Music features rare
and never-before-seen archive video, film and home movie footage,
concert clips and songs, plus exclusive interviews with the artists,
their families, friends and colleagues. Since its premiere in August
1997, the series has profiled music artists from the ‘50s through
today, from Gloria Estefan and Metallica, to Karen Carpenter and Motley
Crue, to Cher and Ozzy Osborne, in more than 150 episodes.
putting together episode 57 on Motley Crue in 1998, the producers
engaged Paul Miles to assist them with research and fact verification
aspects of the production over the course of two months.
(Disappointingly, there was no credit provided in the final works
leading to consideration of legal options.)
The following April, this episode was
released as a DVD product and has now gone on to be certified Platinum
status in the US.
Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Mötley
Crüe with Neil Strauss
by Regan Books
unsuccessfully pitching to Motley Crue's management the idea of turning
his history content into a book, Paul Miles was engaged a few years
later to analytically assess the manuscript of the Crue’s autobiography
as it was in production.
on the book's pre-production, Paul Miles proof-read the manuscript and
produced a six-thousand word analysis of the text for the authors.
changes were then made to the manuscript (including the sub-title of
the book) prior to its hardcover release on 21 May 2001.
then went on to spend a record-breaking ten months on the New York
Times best-seller list and is being turned into a feature film for the
The Acknowledgements section (page 430) contains the
biggest thanks of all goes to the tireless legion of Crueheads,
specifically Paul Miles of Chronological Crue, whose list of
corrections was almost as long as this book."
Leaky Funnel: Earn More Customers by Aligning Sales & Marketing to
the Way Businesses Buy by Hugh Macfarlane
by Bookman Media
Leaky Funnel is a marketing strategy book.
The production and marketing of this book was managed by Paul Miles,
including online sales and retail distribution (incl. Amazon.com,
Borders, Dymocks, Angus & Robertson).
business novel is packed with key arguments for a major change in the
way businesses organise and manage their combined Sales and Marketing
resources. The new framework proposed in this marketing strategy book
has now been well proven in many leading businesses as a means of
accelerating the effectiveness of their endeavours to earn more
The Acknowledgements section (page viii) contains the
Miles for his patient review of the first and last drafts, and
unrelenting project management of the production of the book and of the
MathMarketing tools which allow users to operationalise the principals
introduced in the book."
Unbelieveable Story of the World's Most Notorious Band
The infamous story of Motley Crue,
as presented in their best-selling autobiography The Dirt, has
been turned into a Netflix film
Wilkes, screenwriter of Motley’s movie, engaged Paul Miles early in
2005 to assist in verifying the accuracy of his script. After
proof-reading and analysing the movie script, corrections and suggested
improvements were returned.
Says Wilkes, “Chronological Crue is without a doubt
the definitive Motley Crue reference work. I used it extensively in
writing the script of The Dirt and I highly recommend it to not
only fans of the band, but anyone with an interest in the history of
rock n’ roll.”
the appointment of Larry Charles mid-2006 to direct the film and help
the band bring their story to the big screen, Paul Miles was asked to
assist production with an archival footage catalogue from the Miles of
Production of the movie was met with challenges over many
years, and it wasn't until 22 March 2019 that it was eventually
released on Netflix.