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Nikki Sixx Puts Six:AM On The Road

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on March 4, 2016

in Live,New Music,News

Nikki Sixx is not taking any time off after the year-plus Motley Crue farewell tour. He has just announced a new album with his group Sixx:A.M. and a nationwide tour.

Prayers For the Damned, to be released on April 29 via Eleven Seven Music, is described as the band’s “most ambitious, complete and adrenaline-soaked effort to date.” Lead vocalist James Michael is once again producing and mixed the album and guitarist Dj Ashba designed the album cover, making this very much a full band effort.

Sixx said “SIXX:A.M. is in the most creative place of our careers. For James, Dj and myself, we think it’s the perfect time to release so much quality music to our fans who’ve been supporting us over the last 3 albums.”

Michael agrees, “The double-albums will leave no stone unturned in our quest to create important music and push the boundaries of rock.”

Ashba concludes, “We are on a mission to give our fans even more than they could have hoped for, both musically and visually.”

The first single from the album, Rise, is being released today. Described as a “call-to-action for everyone to stand up for their beliefs” Michael explains, “Throughout history, some of the most dramatic changes have occurred when people reject the status quo and demand change. ‘Rise’ is about how we find ourselves at a global tipping point and how it is our duty as citizens of this world to come together, communicate with one another and rise up to demand more of ourselves and our leaders.”

MOTLEY CRUE photo gallery by Ros O’Gorman

The track list:
Rise
You Have Come To The Right place
I’m Sick
Prayers For The Damned
Better Man
Can’t Stop
When We Were Gods
Belly Of The Beast
Everything Went To Hell
The Last Time (My Heart Will Hit The Ground)
Rise of the Melancholy Empire
Sixx:A.M. will also tour behind the album with tickets available to the general public on Friday.

The tour dates:
04/30 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome To Rockville
05/01 – Fort Myers, FL @ Fort Rock Festival
05/03 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
05/04 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheater (w/ Disturbed and Rob Zombie)
05/06 – Charlotte, NC @ Carolina Rebellion
05/07 – Richmond, VA @ The National
05/08 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sand’s Event Center
05/10 – Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live
05/11 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
05/13 – Ft Wayne, IN @ Piere’s
05/14 – Kansas City, MO @ KQRC’s Rockfest
05/15 – Somerset, WI @ Northern Invasion
05/17 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
05/18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
05/20- 05/22 – Columbus, OH @ Rock On The Range
05/21 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
05/22 – Albany, NY @ Rock ‘n Derby
05/24 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
05/27- 05/29 – Pryor, OK @ Rocklahoma
05/29 – San Antonio, TX @ River City Rockfest
06/02 – Monza, IT @ Gods Of Metal
06/03 – Nuremberg, DE @ Rock im Park
06/05 – Mendig, DE @ Rock am Ring
06/07 – Lodz, PO @ The Power Festival
06/09 – Solvesborg, SE @ Sweden Rock Festival
06/11 – Castle Donington, UK @ Download Festival
06/12 – Newport, UK @ Isle of Wright Festival
06/16 – Pratteln, SW @ Konzertfabrik Z7
06/17 – Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Festival
06/18 – Clisson, FR @ Hellfest
06/22 – Stockholm, SE @ Grona Lund
06/23 – Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell
06/24 – Halden, NO @ Tons of Rock
07/30 – Alberta, CA @ Sturgis Alberta Motorcycle Rally and Festival

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