Since exploding onto the scene as part of Motley Crue, Nikki Sixx has proven himself to be a true renaissance men. In addition to being the primary songwriter for one of the biggest groups of the '80s and '90s, Sixx has helped the band stay ahead of the pack in many other ways. It's his creative vision that guided or sparked many of the group's most successful image changes, album covers and concert stage sets. When the grunge explosion of the '90s wiped out many of their contemporaries, Sixx helped Motley Crue not only survive but thrive -- taking back ownership of their lucrative back catalog, starting their own music festival and establishing themselves as one of the genre's most dependable concert attractions. He's also become the host of a successful radio show, an acclaimed author and photographer, and started another successful band, Sixx: A.M.
‘Don’t Be the Nikki Sixx You Met’ - ‘The Dirt’ Director’s Advice
Douglas Booth had to realize how much Motley Crue icon had changed since the ‘80s.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Ant-Snorting Scene in ‘The Dirt’ 'Didn’t Happen'
Guitarist recalls being present during face-off between Black Sabbath icon and Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx.
Nikki Sixx Says Motley Crue Blackballed From Rock Hall
Motley Crue's bassist said that he's been told that their past behavior is keeping them out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Nikki Sixx Reveals What Surprised Him Most About ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Motley Crue bassist didn’t expect the pain of seeing his relationship with his mother on screen.
Nikki Sixx on Motley Crue: ‘Everybody Thinks You’re an Animal'
The rocker insists he stands for gender equality and supports the #MeToo movement, despite his band's infamous past.
How a Traumatic Childhood Shaped Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx
A broken home forged the bassist's fiery nature while also fueling his dreams of rock stardom.
Nikki Sixx Says Stage Set Anger Was ‘Misdirected’ at Kiss
Motley Crue bassist remains upset with production company over “exact reenactment” of “grand finale.”
Vince Neil Says ‘The Dirt’ Movie is Better Than He Expected
Motley Crue frontman had budget concerns before watching finished product, which Nikki Sixx says carries “cautionary tale.”