Mötley Crüe’s iconic bassist Nikki Sixx posted a photo of himself on Instagram and announced that he was donating all the reveune of his song, ‘Maybe It’s Time,’ with his band Sixx: A.M. to support the addicts in recovery.
As you may know, Mötley Crüe icon Nikki Sixx has struggled with his drug addiction for many years and even had a a near-death experience due to the severe consumption of heroin and alcohol. However, after being a long time heroin addict, Sixx achieved to win his battle against addiction. Nikki recently celebrated the 19th anniversary of his sobriety.
Since the very first days of his sobriety, Nikki has been participating in various projects to show his support for the people who have been struggling with alcohol or drug addiction for a long time.
Back in 2007, Sixx released his book named ‘The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star‘ which depicted the story of Mötley Crüe bassist’s battle with heroin addiction from Christmas of 1986 until his near-death experience from a heroin overdose in late 1987. He also recored a concept album called ‘The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack‘ with his band Sixx: A.M. as a musical accompaniment for the book.
Furthermore, Nikki Sixx and Sixx: A.M collaborated with the rock icons to record a new version of the song, ‘Maybe It’s Time,’ from their 2016 album ‘Vol. 2, Prayers For The Blessed‘ to support the fight against substance abuse. The charity single as a part of Sixx’s project called Artists for Recovery featured Joe Elliott, Slash, Brantley Gilbert, Corey Taylor, Ivan Moody, and Tommy Vext.
Recently, the official Instagram account of Global Recovery Initiative posted a photo of Nikki Sixx to thank him for all the support he showed on ‘Artists for Recovery’ project and added:
“Global Recovery Initiative is honored and grateful to have Motley Crue Bassist and Songwriter Nikki Sixx on our board of directors! Nikki just celebrated 19 years of recovery on July 2nd and has been a strong advocate for people in recovery.
Thank you Nikki for helping us fight against the stigma of addiction and for standing up to show that #recoveryworks! #recoverymonth #artistsforrecovery”
Additionally, Nikki Sixx reposted the photo on his Instagram account and revealed that he was donating all the income he received from the charity single ‘Maybe It’s Time’ to support the people who had been struggling with substance abuse. Sixx also mentioned that he would like to see the support of his fans for this important cause regardless of their politicial opinions.
Here’s what Nikki Sixx stated on the caption of his post:
“I don’t care if you’re red or blue, I just want your green to help people in recovery. I am donating all my money from this project. Please donate some and HELP 🖤”
You can see the photo Nikki Sixx posted on his Instagram account below.
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I dont care if you’re RED or BLUE, I just want your GREEN to help people in recovery.I am donating ALL my money from this project.Please donate some and HELP 🖤 #MaybeItsTime-Posted• @globalrecoveryinitiatives GRI is honored and grateful to have Motley Crue Bassist and Songwriter @nikkisixxpixx on our board of directors! Nikki just celebrated 19 years of recovery on July 2nd and has been a strong advocate for people in recovery. Thankyou Nikki for helping us fight against the stigma of addiction and for standing up to show that #recoveryworks! #recoverymonth #artistsforrecovery