Monday, July 25th 2011
Nikki Sixx Presents Twitter Winner with Signed Guitar in Atlanta
LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 - During a recent Motley Crue tour stop in Atlanta, Ga., Nikki Sixx presented his 100,000th Twitter follower with a signed Epiphone Nikki Sixx Blackbird bass guitar. Longtime fan and certified Turbo Kick instructor Angie Elliott, along with her husband, got a chance to meet Sixx in their hometown before Motley Crue hit the stage at Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood.
Sixx - who has taken his radio shows Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx on the road with Motley Crue during their summer tour with support from Poison and the New York Dolls -- will soon announce a prize for his 200,000th Twitter follower. Sixx currently has more than 185,000 Twitter followers. http://twitter.com/#!/NikkiSixx.
In addition to touring and hosting his daily radio programs, Sixx:A.M. (Sixx, with Dj Ashba and James Michael) is enjoying success with their latest CD, This is Gonna Hurt (Eleven Seven Music), that entered the top slot as the number 1 Independent Rock Album on iTunes as well as Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart. The first single and video, "Lies of the Beautiful People," is currently number 1 at Mainstream Rock and also peaked at #1 on the Active Rock chart. Sixx's book, This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography, and Life Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx (William Morrow) is a New York Times bestseller.
About Sixx Sense and The Side Show Countdown
Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx broadcasts Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight local time on Rock/Alternative music stations in the U.S. and Canada. Each night on Sixx Sense, international rock icon Nikki Sixx discusses music and lifestyle topics as he gives listeners a backstage look at the world and mind of a rock star. Joined by co-host Kerri Kasem, Sixx provides his unique perspective and attitude as the duo welcomes celebrity guests, recording artists and fascinating characters from all walks of life. All this and more are coupled with the radio station's playlist. The show is complemented by The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx, which is available for air Saturday or Sunday between 6 a.m. and midnight local time. Each weekend, the radio host and tastemaker introduces his personal new music picks, as well as plays an array of what's happening on the rock charts, and shares his own special brand of talk radio with celebrities and other guests. In addition to the Sixx Sense channel on XM Satellite Radio channel 164, the Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx channel on Clear Channel Radio's digital platform iheartradio is available on the iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry and Android devices. For more information, please visit www.sixxsense.com.