The news of current NBA player Jason Collins coming out and publicly announcing his homosexuality generated a lot of commentary and reaction Monday (April 29) and continues to be a hot topic as he became the first athlete in the four major sports to reveal he was gay while still playing. The conversation wasn't just relegated to sports figures as a number of hard rock and metal acts weighed in with their own thoughts on the subject.
One of the things that's limited Sixx: A.M. somewhat in the past is their lack of a drummer, but Nikki Sixx has discussed his desire to make the band more of a priority in the future and that would presumably include finding a drummer to help them out. In a recent tweet, Sixx revealed the musician that's on the top of his wish list, shouting out the Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins.
Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx is an avid music lover and that's not just relegated to hard rock and metal, as evidenced by the wide range of guests on his 'Sixx Sense' radio show. However, Sixx definitely has a special place in his heart for his latest musical recommendation. The bassist has reached out to his social network followers about the new band, Figs Vision, which features his son Gunner Sixx as one of its members.
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has been very forthcoming about his band going out with guns blazing. Determined to end on a high note, Sixx claims in a new interview that after Crue release their highly anticipated new album, complete the movie adaptation of the band's autobiography, 'The Dirt,' release the film's soundtrack and embark on a farewell tour, the iconic group will disband permanently.
Nikki Sixx may be touring down under with Motley Crue in Australia, but the bassist is keeping his mind creatively occupied with ideas for his other band Sixx: A.M. as well. In his latest Australian tour journal, the bassist reveals that he's been working on new music during his downtime on the road.
Earlier this year, legendary bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue and Sixx: A.M. proudly announced his new partnership with Schecter Guitar Research, the result of which is the incredibly sleek Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass. Now, Loudwire is teaming up with Ultimate Classic Rock, Schecter Guitars and Eleven Seven Music to offer an amazing giveaway of the 'Schecter Sixx' bass guitar and more prizes to one very lucky fan.
Nikki Sixx says he'd like see Motley Crue go out while they're still on top. The musician spoke with Loudwire and other reporters at the recent NAMM Convention, where he was showing off his new Schecter Sixx bass guitar, and he addressed Motley Crue's future, their upcoming album and winning the 2012 Loudwire Bassis