DJ Ashba Says He Recently “Finished Cutting Guitars On A Brand New Sixx:A.M. Track”

DJ Ashba has confirmed that he recently “finished cutting guitars” for a new Sixx:A.M. song. He said the following about that:

“Just finished cutting guitars on a brand new @sixxam track with @nikkisixxpixx and @jamesmichaelofficial This felt like the Heroin Diaries Days when we just got together as friends and had fun writing songs! What a blast this one was! Hope you all enjoy it as much as we did creating it! 👽”

Sixx:A.M. “Finishing Up” New Music

It looks like Sixx:A.M. are “finishing up” some new music. Nikki Sixx recently confirmed the news on Facebook:

“Heading back to Wyoming. Got a lot of work done on the new book, LA Rats, a new creative endeavor I am about to embark on and seeing family. Finishing up new Sixx:A.M. with James [Michael] and DJ [Ashba] now and next time you see me I’ll be fly fishing on the Snake river …THIS is gonna be a great summer with so much opening up but I really look forward to the Stadium tour NEXT summer…Been a minute since I’ve been onstage…… WHATS YER PLANS?”

James Michael: “There’s Some Incredible New Sixx:A.M. Music That’s Waiting In The Wings”

During a recent interview with Andy Hall of Lazer 103.3, James Michael was asked about the possibility of Sixx:A.M. releasing new material. He responded by saying that there is actually “some incredible new Sixx:A.M. music that’s waiting in the wings.”

Michael said the following:

“We’ve been talking a lot. Nikki [Sixx] and I spent a lot of time talking — not just about music, but just about life in general. But we have had a lot of conversations recently about writing.

Actually, when we got off the road in, I think, 2017, we went right into the studio and recorded a few more songs. So there’s some incredible new Sixx:A.M. music that’s waiting in the wings. So we’re trying to figure out what the next move is, what would make sense for us. And I think this project right here, with ‘Maybe It’s Time’, is a great starter for us to kind of start thinking, ‘Hey, what’s next for us?’ Obviously, with COVID still being such a relevant thing, it’s hard to answer those questions entirely, but we are talking about getting back in the studio and doing some more [writing].”

[via Blabbermouth]

Slipknot, Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Etc. Members Guest On New Version Of Sixx:A.M.’s “Maybe It’s Time”

Sixx:A.M. have released a new version of their song “Maybe It’s Time.” The updated version of the track features the following guests: Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch), Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves), Awolnation, and Brantley Gilbert. All participating artists will be donating their royalties to the Global Recovery Initiatives Foundation. On top of that, Better Noise Music are also planning to match the donation.

Sixx:A.M.’s Nikki Sixx (also of Mötley Crüe) said the following:

“I am proud to bring together these artists to help raise funds for the Global Recovery Initiative Foundation. The opioid epidemic did not go away when the pandemic came along. Just the opposite…those in early recovery became even more at risk than before so it’s more important now than ever to raise awareness and support them. I really believe that united we can make a difference and save lives.”

A few of the guests also commented:

Def Leppard‘s Joe Elliot:

“So, Nikki rang me to see if I’d lend a vocal to ‘Maybe It’s Time.’ After hearing the track for the first time in a while, I was reminded how good it is so I was in! It felt right, all around, giving back to the much-needed Global Recovery Initiative.”

Bad Wolves‘ Tommy Vext:

“Alcoholism and drug addiction are family diseases. They’re the only diseases that everyone is mad at and hurt if you have it. People don’t get upset at you if you get cancer. It’s because with addiction, it affects everyone whose life touches the sufferer.”

Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor:

“It’s a real issue… It’s affecting young people more and more every year, so it’s very, very important for all of us to pitch in and do our part, especially some of us who have lived through it…those of us who have survived… it’s the least I can do.”

The new version of “Maybe It’s Time” will be included on the soundtrack to the new film “Sno Babies,” which will be available on on-demand and digital platforms on September 29.

Slipknot, Guns N’ Roses, Five Finger Death Punch, Etc. Members To Be Featured On New Version Of Sixx:A.M.’s “Maybe It’s Time”

Sixx:A.M. have announced that they will be releasing a new version of “Maybe It’s Time” as part of the Artists For Recovery project. The updated version of the track will feature the following guests: Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Ivan Moody (Five Finger Death Punch), Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves), Awolnation, and Brantley Gilbert. The song will be released on Friday (August 21) and it will also be included on the soundtrack to the new film “Sno Babies,” which will be available on on-demand and digital platforms on September 29.

DJ Ashba (Sixx:A.M., Ex-Guns N’ Roses) Strikes Plea Deal In 2018 DUI Case

According to TMZ, DJ Ashba (Sixx:A.M., ex-Guns N’ Roses) has struck a plea deal after previously getting a DUI in Fairbury, Illinois back in July 2018. The guitarist pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and a separate charge for running a stop sign was dropped. Ashba was sentenced to 24 months of court-supervised probation as well as 30 hours of community service. He also has to get alcohol treatment, pay a fine, and attend meetings where DUI victims tell their stories.

Sixx:A.M. Share New Lyric Video For “X-Mas In Hell”

Sixx:A.M. have shared a new lyric video for “X-Mas In Hell.” That track is from the band’s 2007 album “The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack.”

Nikki Sixx commented:

“I am trying to take things that happened in my life and turning them into positives. Opioid addiction usually ends in death, and that is something we would like to turn around.”

Allen Kovac, CEO of Better Noise Music, added:

“More people died in the USA last year of opioids than car accidents. Nikki is working with the surgeon general in the USA to raise awareness of the opioid crisis and help destigmatize addiction. Nikki Sixx wants us all to remember that there are people in recovery or struggling with opioid addiction right now during the holiday season.”

Nikki Sixx On Sixx:A.M.: “We’re Not Working On An Album Right Now; We’re Working On Individual Tracks”

Sixx:A.M. recently released a new song titled “Talk To Me“, but it appears that there isn’t going to be a new full-length album from the band anytime soon. Nikki Sixx said the following during an appearance on the “Worst Firsts With Brittany Furlan” podcast:

“We’re releasing stuff, little by little. No touring or anything right now… We’re not working on album right now; we’re working on individual tracks. A lot of the music’s gonna be going into [“The Heroin Diaries”] musical that we’re working on right now. So it’s 99 percent SIXX:A.M. music [in the musical], ’cause those lyrics were written around the subject. And there’s probably four or five new songs as well that are in the musical from that.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Comments Off on Nikki Sixx On Sixx:A.M.: “We’re Not Working On An Album Right Now; We’re Working On Individual Tracks” Posted in News, Sixx: A.M. Tagged , ,

Sixx:A.M. Premiere New Song “Talk To Me”

Sixx:A.M. have premiered a new song titled “Talk To Me.” The track takes on the opioid crisis and it was released alongside the following message:

“#TalktoMe is a movement by the National Opioid Action Coalition to use the power of conversation to overcome the stigma plaguing opioid use disorder. Join us in the conversation at http://www.noac.org.”