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.’
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.
The creativity has been flowing through the Sixx: A.M. camp, even as bassist and namesake Nikki Sixx recently sits thousands of miles away in Australia with Motley Crue, while frontman James Michael and guitarist DJ Ashba are elsewhere in the world. Sixx: A.M. recently revealed that there were plans for a new record this year, and they've been quietly writing away for the disc over the last few months.
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 is a man of many passions, as evidenced by his career as a successful author, photographer and radio host as well as the musical work he's best known for as a member of Motley Crue and Sixx: A.M. On Saturday (Jan. 26), Sixx was able to reveal his latest creative venture, the new 'Schecter Sixx' signature series bass, during the NAMM convention in Anaheim, California.
Congrats to Nikki Sixx, the winner of the 2012 Loudwire Music Award for Bassist of the Year. The veteran rocker carried over some of his Sixx: A.M. momentum from 2011 and then kept things going by joining Motley Crue for their summer tour with Kiss. In addition, the Crue did keep fans satiated with their new single, 'Sex.'
While many may have figured that 2013 would be when we'd see new Motley Crue music, it turns out that Nikki Sixx also has plans for his other band as well. According to a new posting on the Sixx: A.M. Facebook page offered by Sixx himself, the group is looking to release a new album next year.