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Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx gets married

March 16th, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx has got married.
The legendary rocker tied the knot with Courtney Bingham after three years with the model in a ceremony in front of their family and friends yesterday (03.15.14).
Taking to Twitter after the ceremony, he wrote: "Hot damn. I'm a married man.... @how2girl looked absolutely beautiful.Now it's time to PARTY. (sic)"
A representative for the couple also confirmed the news to People magazine, and the pair were wed at Greystone Mansion in Los Angeles.
The ceremony - which was attended by 130 guests - is said to have had a Gothic rock and French countryside ...
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Nikki Sixx weds model

March 16th, 2014 2:00am EDT
Nikki Sixx
Rocker Nikki Sixx has wed model girlfriend Courtney Bingham.

The Motley Crue star, 55, and his 28-year-old sweetheart exchanged vows at the Greystone Mansion in Los Angeles on Saturday (15Mar14).

Bingham wore a gown styled for her by her aunt, who runs a bridal store in California.

The model was inspired by the dress actress Jennifer Lawrence wore to the Oscars last year (13), according to People.com.

The union is the bass player's third model marriage - he was married to Playboy playmate Brandi Brandt for seven years and Donna D'Errico for 11.
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Motley Crue To Retire After One Last Tour - See Photos From Their Press Conference

January 29th, 2014 2:30pm EST
Motley Crue To Retire After One Last Tour - See Photos From Thei
Motley Crue is going on one last tour before calling it quits. On Tuesday, the band, which has been together for 33 years, held a press conference titled: "RIP: All Bad Things Must Come To An End."

Alice Cooper will join the group to open all shows on its final 72-date tour.

Singer Vince Neil, bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars signed legal papers at the conference to put an official end to the group.

The "Cessation of Touring" document prevents them from using the Mötley Crüe name after their tour ends.

Neil said at the conference: "We don't want to be one of...
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Mötley Crüe announce Farewell Tour

January 28th, 2014 5:20pm EST
Motley Crue
Mötley Crüe have announced their Farewell Tour.
The 'Kickstart My Heart' band - Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee - will stop performing live after undertaking a huge 72-date jaunt across the globe beginning this summer, they announced today (28.01.14).
To prove how serious they are about splitting, the group signed a 'Cessation of Touring' document- a legally binding contract forbidding them to use the Mötley Crüe name after the run of shows is complete.
The heavy metal band arrived at a press conference to announce the tour in a hearse, and sat behind gravestones bearing R...
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Motley Crue Calling It Quits After 33 Years, Will Head Out On 'Final Tour' With Alice Cooper

January 28th, 2014 3:13pm EST
Motley Crue
Motley Crue has announced that they'll be hitting the road one last time.

The band held a press conference in Beacher's Madhouse Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday, billed as "RIP: All Bad Things Must Come To An End," prompting speculation that they would give it one more go-round before officially calling it quits.

Alice Cooper will join the band to open all shows on the 72-date tour.

VIP packages and tickets for the band's fan club members go on sale Wednesday, January 29, and the public onsale begins on Friday, January 31.

Last fall, drummer Tommy Lee revealed that the band was planning...
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Former Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt faces drug trafficking charges

November 17th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx's ex-wife Brandi Brandt has been extradited from Los Angeles to Australia to face drug trafficking charges.

Prosecutors allege the former Playboy Playmate was part of a syndicate that smuggled $130,000 (GBP86,667) worth of cocaine shipments onto Qantas and United Airlines passenger planes flying between California and Sydney in 2007.

Brandt and her ex-boyfriend, motorcycle stuntman Rusty Setser, reportedly conspired with an airline catering company to have the hidden drugs removed by members of the staff.

The 45 year old is due in court in December (13) and faces life in pri...
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Nikki Sixx: 'Scott Weiland was dragging down a great band'

September 10th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Scott Weiland
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has praised the stars of Stone Temple Pilots for ditching troubled frontman Scott Weiland, branding it a "smart move" as the singer was "dragging down a great band".

Weiland was booted from the group earlier this year (13) and he has been replaced by Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.

The new line-up will perform a show with Motley Crue in Oklahoma on Friday (13Sep13), and Sixx has revealed he is looking forward to seeing Stone Temple Pilots play, praising them for their bravery in moving forward without their original singer.

In a post on his Twitter.com pag...
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Nikki Sixx celebrates nine years sober

July 2nd, 2013 9:19pm EDT
Nikki Sixx
Rocker Nikki Sixx is celebrating a sobriety milestone after marking nine years clean of drink and drugs.

The Motley Crue star struggled with substance abuse for years and was even declared clinically dead in 1987 when his heart stopped for two minutes after a heroin overdose, but he decided to clean up his act in 2004 and has managed to stay away from the temptations of being in a rock band.

He reached his nine year anniversary on Tuesday (02Jul13) with the help of a support programme, and he has taken to his Facebook.com page to share the lessons learned through his sobriety with fans.

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Nikki Sixx's mother dies

June 9th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is in mourning following the death of his mother.

Deana Richards passed away of unknown causes on Saturday (08Jun13) at the age of 74.

The bassist, who was primarily raised by his mum after his father Frank Serafino abandoned the family, announced the sad news on Twitter.com, writing, "RIP Mom 5-5 1939 to 6-8 2013".

The rocker has yet to break his silence on the loss, but in a cryptic post on Facebook.com he appeared to make a reference to his formerly strained relationship with his mother, who also ended up leaving Sixx at a young age, forcing him to live wit...
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Nikki Sixx Engaged To Model Courtney Bingham

November 27th, 2012 7:04pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx is engaged after proposing to his model girlfriend Courtney Bingham.

The rocker popped the question while the couple was holidaying on Caribbean island St. Bart's.

The bassist and radio DJ broke the happy news to fans and friends via his Facebook.com page on Monday, writing, "When Courtney and I were in St Bart's I popped the question and she said YES... We would like to thank everybody who has been tweeting and posting online us congratulations..."

"Both of us and our families are beyond happy..."

If the couple makes it official, it will be the rocker's t...
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Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Rock Out Together At Golden Gods Awards (Video)

April 12th, 2012 11:53am EDT
Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson
Johnny Depp was a surprise performer at the Golden Gods Awards show on Wednesday night as he took to the stage with Marilyn Manson.

The Revolver magazine prize giving took place at the Club Nokia venue in Los Angeles and featured a closing set by Manson, who performed with Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen before introducing Depp to the stage.

The actor, who began his career in music before turning to Hollywood, thrilled the crowd by playing guitar with Manson on his cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and hit track "The Beautiful People."

During the show, Motley Crue star N...
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Rocker Nikki Sixx: Anti-Gay Kirk Cameron Is The 'A-Hole Of The Week'

March 5th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Kirk Cameron
Rocker Nikki Sixx has slammed actor Kirk Cameron for his controversial comments blasting homosexuality as "unnatural" and "detrimental."

The former "Growing Pains" star, now an evangelical Christian, spoke out against homosexuality during an interview on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight on Friday.

He told presenter Morgan, "I think that it's (homosexuality) unnatural. I think that it's detrimental and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilisation."

His comments sparked fury among gay rights activists and a representative for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation ...
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Motley Crue Rocker Nikki Sixx Slips And Falls Onstage

December 10th, 2011 11:30am EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx was left red-faced on Thursday after falling on his backside during a concert in England.

The band took the stage at Nottingham's Capital FM Arena as part of its U.K. tour, but fans were left gasping when Sixx tripped up four songs into the group's set as he strutted across the stage while performing "Shout at the Devil."

However, Sixx has brushed off the mishap, insisting the show was still thoroughly enjoyable.

Taking to Twitter.com after the show, he wrote, "Slipped and fell onstage.Fun... Rock n roll.Nottingham.Loud. motley crue."
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Motley Crue Confirm Las Vegas Residency

December 2nd, 2011 10:57am EST
Motley Crue
Motley Crue have confirmed reports they will become the first heavy rock band to take on a Las Vegas residency when they play a three-week run in Sin City next year.

Rockers Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars will appear live at the city's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for a stint kicking off on February 3rd.

They confirmed the news during a TV interview with CNN newsman Piers Morgan on Thursday night.

Frontman Neil tells the host, "We're the first rock band to ever have a residency. There's been bands like, you know, Santana, Elton John, all these kind of acts. But for us, ...
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Fake Promoter Cheats $60,000 Out Of Indonesian Motley Crue Fans

October 16th, 2011 10:55am EDT
Motley Crue
More than 1,500 Motley Crue fans in Indonesia have been left out of pocket after a fake concert promoter sold tickets for a rock show that never was.

The bogus businessman netted an estimated $60,000 in ticket sales for a make believe Motley Crue concert.

The October 8 show was billed as the band's first-ever show in Indonesia and when word spread to the nation's top newspapers, band members slammed the reports, with drummer Tommy Lee insisting the story was the work of a shady promoter.

Police have launched an investigation in a bid to find the fake promoter behind the bogus gig.
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Jani Lane Remembered At Memorial Service

August 23rd, 2011 8:37am EDT
Jani Lane
Jani Lane's close family and friends gathered at a church in Ohio over the weekend to remember the late rocker at a private memorial service.

The body of the former Warrant singer was found at the Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles on August 11th, prompting an outpouring of tributes from stars including Nikki Sixx and Slash.

A string of old school rock bands, including Great White, Quiet Riot and Enuff Z'nuff, have announced a memorial gig for Lane, to be held at the Key Club in Hollywood later this month.

And on Saturday Lane was remembered by around 100 of his loved one...
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Sunset Strip Festival Kicks Off Thursday With 'Motley Crue Day' Declaration

August 17th, 2011 10:40pm EDT
Motley Crue
The honors keep coming for rockers Motley Crue - they've now landed their own day in the City of West Hollywood in Los Angeles.

The band will be feted at the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival in Hollywood this weekend, and they'll kick off the celebrations with the declaration of Motley Crue Day on Thursday.

In making the announcement of the declaration, West Hollywood Mayor John Duran says, "So many of us native Angelenos consider Motley Crue to be our home boys. It will be an honor to recognize the Saints of Los Angeles in our hometown and thank them for the incredible contribut...
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Sunset Strip Festival Kicks Off With Motley Crue Comedy Roast

August 16th, 2011 11:45pm EDT
Motley Crue
Rockers Motley Crue will kick start this year's Sunset Strip Music Festival by becoming the butt of jokes and funny anecdotes at Hollywood's House of Blues.

Famous fans like comedian Dane Cook and New York Dolls frontman David Johansen will join Neil Strauss, who co-wrote the band's bestselling biography "The Dirt," for a comedy roast on Thursday night.

Drummer Tommy Lee says, "I have no idea what they will say, but it's bound to be sometimes serious, sometimes funny and also probably shocking."

Motley Crue will also close this year's festival on Saturday, when they'll receive the event'...
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Slash On Death Of Warrant’s Jani Lane: 'What A Shame'

August 12th, 2011 12:11pm EDT
Jani Lane and Slash
Celebrities, including Slash, Bret Michaels and Nikki Sixx, are reacting to the death of Warrant frontman Jani Lane.

Cherry Pie singer Janie Lane, who was frontman of the '80s hair band Warrant, was found dead at a Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, CA. He leaves behind his wife, Kimberly, and four children.The cause of death has yet to be determined, however the 47-year-old singer has struggled with alcohol addiction in the past.

“Jani will be missed by all,” a statement says on his website. “Very unexpected and tragic news of his untimely death. Jani just wrote the updated bio and had ...
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Nikki Sixx Says Fans Pushed Motley Crue To Tour With Poison

July 9th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx would never have hit the road with rockers Poison had it not been for fans of the two groups screaming out for a joint trek.

The bassist admits he and his bandmates were not thinking of Bret Michaels' band when they started planning for a multi-group 2011 summer tour last year - and it took fans to make them realize the joint trek would be a big hit.

Sixx tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "When the concept to do something this summer came up, the economy is in such a bad state that we were going, 'How can we do something that is different and the fans fee...
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Celebrities React To Casey Anthony Murder Verdict On Twitter

July 5th, 2011 10:10pm EDT
Kim Kardashian, Nikki Sixx and Mandy Moore
Rocker Nikki Sixx, singer/actress Mandy Moore and socialite Kim Kardashian have all expressed their shock and outrage after Florida mother Casey Anthony was cleared of murdering her young daughter Caylee in an Orlando courtroom on Tuesday.

The jury delivered its verdict after 10 hours of deliberations in one of the most explosive court trials in two decades.

Anthony, 25, was found not guilty of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child, but the jury members did find her guilty on four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement offic...
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Nikki Sixx Apologizes To Bret Michaels

May 13th, 2011 12:53pm EDT
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Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx cleared the way for a joint tour with Poison by apologizing to Bret Michaels for derogatory comments they made about the idea.

Poison frontman Michaels first suggested hitting the road with Motley Crue, but the concept was dismissed and scoffed at by some members of the rival rock group.

The two bands later stunned fans by announcing the joint tour and scheduling the dates for this summer, and Michaels admits the plan was put into action after Crue star Sixx approached him and apologized for their previous remarks.

Michaels tells The Arizona Republic, "Th...
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The Stars React To Osama Bin Laden's Death

May 2nd, 2011 8:18am EDT
Barack Obama
Stars from across the world of show business have expressed their shock and hailed the news that terrorist Osama Bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan.

The Al-Qaeda leader, 54, is believed to have been the mastermind behind the tragedy of 9/11, when two airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the worst terrorist atrocities in the country's history. Reports of Bin Laden's death began surfacing late on Sunday after an almost 10 year manhunt.

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed the news during ...
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Mary Forsberg Weiland - 'Fall To Pieces: A Memoir Of Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll And Mental Illness'

March 9th, 2011 2:30pm EST
Though Mary Forsberg Weiland was living a life most people would kill for – worldwide fashion model, wife of modern rock icon – she was still exposed to perhaps the most toxic drug of all on a daily basis – her husband, Scott Weiland. In her new compelling tell-all, Fall to Pieces: A Memoir of Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Mental Illness, Weiland’s takes readers on an emotionally twisted rollercoaster that plays out in the vein of other rock star diaries, Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman Anthony Kiedis’ Scar Tissue and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx 's Heroin Diaries.

Fall to Pieces follo...
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Jesse James Is Engaged To His 'Best Friend' Kat Von D

January 20th, 2011 12:19pm EST
Kat Von D and Jesse James
Sandra Bullock's ex has proved he's moved on - Jesse James popped the question to "L.A. Ink" star Kat Von D.

He told People, "You know sometimes the public and press gets it wrong. This is one of those times. 2010 was actually the best year of my life because I fell in love with my best friend. An amazing woman who stood behind me when the world turned their backs.

"I have never met anyone so kind and loving and committed to making the world a better place every day. My love for her is beyond description. So honored that she said 'yes.' Growing old with her is going to be a f----n' blast!...
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Nikki Sixx & Denise Richards Break Up

January 10th, 2011 9:15am EST
Denise Richards
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx's winter romance with Denise Richards is over, according to reports.

TooFab.com reports the couple has decided they're better friends and neighbors in Los Angeles than lovers.

Sixx and the former Bond girl, who was married to Charlie Sheen and has romanced rocker Richie Sambora, went public with their romance just before Christmas when they were spotted hand-in-hand outside a movie theatre in California.

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Denise Richards Confirms Nikki Sixx Romance

December 17th, 2010 11:24am EST
Denise Richards
Denise Richards has confirmed she's dating Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, but insists they're taking the new romance "very slowly".

Reports linking the actress to the rocker surfaced this week, and TV host Andy Cohen took the opportunity to quiz the star about the story during her appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens L!ve on Thursday night.

When asked whether she is dating Sixx, Richards coyly replied, "What's considered dating?" before admitting she has "gone on a couple (of) dates" with the musician.

She adds, "If anything's gonna develop, you want it to develop on its own. Tha...
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Nikki Sixx Dating Denise Richards?

December 15th, 2010 2:46pm EST
Nikki Sixx
Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has moved on from his failed romance with reality star Kat Von D - the bassist is reportedly dating actress Denise Richards.

Celebrity tattoo artist Von D called it quits with the musician back in January, ending their two-year romance. Sixx alluded to a someone special on his Twitter.com blog on Friday night, revealing he had "a midnight rendezvous planned with a beautiful maiden."

And Usmagazine.com reports the mysterious maiden is in fact Richards, after the pair was spotted getting cozy over breakfast at a Calabasas, California restaurant the following m...
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Kat Von D Seen Sporting An Antique Diamond Ring

October 27th, 2010 8:20am EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has sparked speculation she and Jesse James are engaged after she was spotted wearing a huge antique ring on her wedding finger at a book signing on Tuesday.

After dismissing reports she has dumped reality TV star James, who is now divorced from ex-wife Sandra Bullock, and is now back with rocker Nikki Sixx, the tattooed star was happy to talk about the new jewelry item - but refused to confirm or deny engagement hints.

She told USA Today, "I don't know if I really feel comfortable talking about it."

However, she did reveal, "It's actually a ring from...
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Kat Von D & Jesse James Are Still Together

October 25th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has dispelled rumors she has split from boyfriend Jesse James by enjoying a romantic lunch with Sandra Bullock's ex-husband on Saturday.

The couple, which began dating in August, was alleged to have ended its relationship earlier this month with Von D reportedly reuniting with her rocker ex Nikki Sixx.

But the reality TV pair put to rest claims of a break-up by cozying up together during a Mexican meal at West Hollywood restaurant El Compadre.

Sources tell People.com the couple appeared to be in good spirits as they talked and kissed throughout their lun...
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