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]

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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.”

Sixx:A.M. Record Four New Songs

Nkki Sixx has confirmed that Sixx:A.M. have recorded four new songs and that they are also planning to release a new greatest hits collection. He told BUILD Series the following:

“I’ve just done four new songs with SIXX:A.M. Really magical. I think we’re gonna go in and record another song as well. We have a greatest-hits [collection coming out] that’s gonna tie in to [“The Heroin Diaries”] musical. And if there is time, maybe, for SIXX:A.M., we might go out and do — I don’t know — a couple of weeks’, three weeks’ worth of shows, maybe do festivals next year or something.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Sixx:A.M. Film New Video

Sixx:A.M., who have been on hiatus since 2017, got back together yesterday (December 19) to film a new video. The band posted the following: