In a matchup of legendary acts in Round 2 of our Greatest Metal Bassist tournament, only one bassist can walk away and advance to the quarterfinals!
The back-and-forth between Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and ex-Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach has continued through the weekend. After Bach stated via his Twitter account that he was asked to replace Vince Neil in Motley Crue, Sixx quickly claimed that Bach was never offered the gig. Each side has been attempting to win the argument ever since, and there's a new chapter to report in the Bach vs. Sixx saga.
A short while ago, former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach claimed that he was asked to join Motley Crue as Vince Neil's replacement after the singer was fired in 1992. He even teased that the full story may be revealed in a future autobiography. However, Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has refuted Bach's claims, stating that it's "absolutely not true."
While it’s not uncommon for Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx to share his thoughts and opinions with his fans through social networking, his latest words encompass something that impacts the music industry as a whole – the growing trend of purchasing single songs in lieu of the full album through digital outlets.
Motley Crue are getting ready to rock the City of Sin once again, and to celebrate, the band has teamed up with Loudwire, along with our friends at Ultimate Classic Rock, Noisecreep and GuySpeed, to give away an incredible prize pack. One lucky winner will receive a Nikki Sixx model Schecter Sixx bass guitar plus a pair of Nikki Sixx BluBlocker sunglasses!
Yesterday (July 17), Rolling Stone revealed that the one still-living alleged Boston Marathon bomber would grace the iconic magazine's cover. Immediately after the announcement was made public, countless individuals unleashed their outrage via social media, condemning Rolling Stone for glamorizing a brutal terrorist and perpetuating the idea that sensational acts of violence will make you famous.
Motley Crue recently wrapped up their latest tour but bassist Nikki Sixx isn’t wasting any time getting right back to work on one of his many other projects -- Sixx: A.M. While all the members of Sixx: A.M. pull double duty with multiple gigs, the band has managed to get together long enough to start putting the pieces together for their next album, the follow up to 2011’s ‘This Is Gonna Hurt.’
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx recently joined Chevy Metal, a cover band featuring vocalist / bassist Wiley Hodgden, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and My Ruin guitarist Mick Murphy, for a Malibu, Calif., gig on June 22. Sixx hopped onstage to play some surprise Crue tracks with the band, including 'Looks That Kill' and 'Livewire.'