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NIKKI SIXX: 'I'm Unofficially Retired' From Touring

Nikki Sixx says that he is "unofficially retired" from touring, less than three months after undergoing hip replacement surgery. In a new post on his official Facebook page, the MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist wrote: "For those of you asking, I've been playing in bands and touring the world for 40 years. I have no ...

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JOHN CORABI Doesn't Think BOBBY BLOTZER Deserves RATT Name

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE and current THE DEAD DAISIES singer John Corabi who had a seven-year stint (2001-2008) as the rhythm guitarist in RATT, has once again commented on the ongoing legal battle between drummer Bobby Blotzer and other members of RATT's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — ...

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NIKKI SIXX Apparently Mocks GENE SIMMONS's Trademark Application, Says He Is 'Thinking Of' Registering Middle-Finger Gesture

Nikki Sixx says that he is "thinking of trademarking" the middle-finger gesture. The MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist apparently made his comment in jest in response to yesterday's report that Gene Simmons was looking to claim the "devil horns" hand gesture for his own. Simmons filed an application last week with the U.S. Patent and ...

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NIKKI SIXX Says DONALD TRUMP Is 'Threatening Our Future' By Exiting Paris Climate Agreement

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has slammed Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, saying the president is "threatening our future" by making decisions that "are based on money" and "refusing to work together with others for a better America." Trump said the world's largest economy ...

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NIKKI SIXX On CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'I Just Don't Get It'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has defended Chris Cornell over reports that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman may have killed himself after taking more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed. Cornell apparently committed suicide by hanging on May 18 after SOUNDGARDEN played a show in Detroit. He was 52 years old. Cornell's family ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES To Release New Album In September

Los Angeles rockers BLACK VEIL BRIDES have completed work on their fifth album for a tentative mid-September release. The follow-up to BLACK VEIL BRIDES' 2014 self-titled effort was produced by John Feldmann at his Southern California studio. Speaking to Front Row Live at last night's (Sunday, May 14) inaugural "Strange 80s" benefit concert at the ...

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'King Of The Sunset Strip' MARIO MAGLIERI Dead At 93

Mario Mikeal Maglieri, beloved and respected owner of Los Angeles's famous Sunset Strip establishments Rainbow Bar And Grill, The Roxy Theatre and the Whisky A Go Go, died earlier today (Thursday, May 4) at the age of 93. Born February 7, 1924 in Seppino, Italy, Mario came to the U.S. at age four. He eventually ...

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