Nikki Sixx – I Also ‘Never Thanked’ McCoy for Getting Me Drugs


Previous this month, Hanoi Rocks guitarist Andy McCoy spoke to Indie Energy TV; amongst different embittered sentiments, he claimed that Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx is a “second-class citizen” who by no means thanked McCoy for rescuing him from a near-fatal heroin overdose again in 1987 (when Sixx was once handiest 29 years outdated). Now, Sixx has spoke back to McCoy's fresh feedback.

“I stored the fellow’s existence, and he makes up tales,” first of all McCoy said in connection with Sixx’s books (which come with 2007’s The Heroin Diaries, 2011’s This Is Gonna Harm and 2021’s The First 21: How I Changed into Nikki Sixx). In fact, the incident could also be documented in Mötley Crüe’s 2001 memoir, The Grime.

Now, Sixx has taken to Twitter to name out McCoy for his accusation(s), claiming that the guitarist handiest instructed part of the tale. Simply after 2:00AM on Aug. 14, Sixx tweeted:

Naturally, Sixx has gained dozens of reactions to this point, they usually’ve been most commonly supportive (if sarcastic). As an example, person one Twitter follower commented: “I stay a decades-old checklist of other folks I’ve helped who haven’t thanked me, too. I imply, why else assist an individual in want if now not for the juicy, groveling ‘thanks’?”

On a extra severe be aware, every other Twitter poster clarified what they noticed as Sixx’s goal: “Nikki’s level was once you don’t get to play savior when he was once aside of the issue. Sure nikki took it, however without get right of entry to to it, it could had been means more difficult for Nikki to care for that roughly dependancy.”

As of now, Sixx hasn’t responded any individual within the Twitter thread, and McCoy hasn’t answered to Sixx.

Additionally, Motley Crue are lately on their North American “Stadium Excursion,” and you'll get tickets right here. As for McCoy, his latest solo LP, Jukebox Junkie, arrived on Aug. 5.

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