Monday, March 25, 2013

Motley Crue: Nikki Sixx to sell stage-played basses

Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx is starting a new campaign to sell his stage-played basses.

“I have been asked 1000's of times to sell my basses I play onstage but have never found a way to do it and feel that that special collector would be getting more than just the instrument,” Sixx writes. “Starting in Canada, I will be giving it a try to fulfill the years of fans requests.”

“I know if I could of had this chance to meet a Keith Richards or a Joe Perry and have them play my guitar onstage I bought and give it to me after words, I would've jumped at the chance,” he continues. “I think the thing that convinced me was the massive amount of emails I got about this and saying since you guy are gonna be doing a farewell tour soon,we will never get this chance again...Thanks guys......I will update you with a link in a week or so...”

In January, Sixx announced the launch of his own signature bass line from Schechter Guitar Research.

"It was an exciting and creative process to work with Schecter on the new Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass," states Sixx, "It was important to all of us to design a bass that would feel right as well as sound amazing in the hands of all players, not just me. Every detail about the new Schecter Sixx comes from all of our collective experiences - whether it's my 30 years of playing live and recording or Schecter's unprecedented standards for making quality instruments for players of all genres. Simply said, this bass rocks!"

Having just completed an Australian trek with KISS, Motley Crue will kick off their Canadian tour in Penticton, BC on April 20.

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