Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx Names His Hero He Was Most Excited To Meet
Buckle up rock fans, because Mötley Crüe‘s Nikki Sixx recently had a dream come true when he got a call from none other than the legendary Dolly Parton! Sixx, who has rubbed shoulders with many of his heroes and superstars throughout his 45-year-long career, couldn’t contain his excitement about meeting Dolly. He praised her as a class act, incredibly talented, and an amazing songwriter.
Now, if you think this meeting between Sixx and Parton is just a passing moment, think again. It turns out that Sixx has joined a star-studded lineup for Parton’s much-anticipated rock album, ‘Rock Star.’ In a recent tweet, Sixx casually mentioned that he had played bass on a song for Dolly Parton’s new album, before swiftly moving on to other topics.
‘Rock Star’ is shaping up to be a massive event in the music world, with covers of iconic songs by Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Prince, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The album will also feature guest appearances from Elton John, Pink, Brandi Carlile, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Steve Perry, Steven Tyler, and Cher.
Nikki Sixx didn’t hold back in expressing his admiration for Dolly, describing her as a genuine and down-to-earth person, in addition to her obvious talents as a songwriter. His tweet emphasized that meeting Dolly was a real treat, and he couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with her on this exciting new project.
The bassist’s tweet read:
“Met so many of my heroes and superstars along my path over the last 45 years, but getting a call from Dolly yesterday was a real treat. What a class act and obviously ridiculously talented-What a songwriter.”
As music fans eagerly await the release of Parton’s ‘Rock Star’ later this year, Sixx’s enthusiasm for collaborating with the queen of country on her rock journey only adds to the excitement. With a lineup of music icons, including Sixx himself, the album promises to be a treat for both rock and country fans alike. So stay tuned, because this epic collision of musical worlds is sure to make some serious waves!
Met so many of my hero’s and superstars along my path over the last 45 years but getting a call from Dolly yesterday was a real treat. What a class act and obviously ridiculously talented-What a songwriter.
— 📷 (@NikkiSixx) April 1, 2023