The co-founder and bassist of Mötley Crüe, Nikki Sixx celebrated the birthday of his very close friend and Rob Zombie’s guitarist John 5.

Sixx has expressed how he appreciates the musical talent and personality of John 5 on the occasion of his birthday. Nikki Sixx said that John 5 is one of the kindest and funniest people he knows and that he is highly lucky to have him as his best friend.

Nikki Sixx also admitted that to make music and write lyrics with John 5 is one of the most enjoyable things he ever does. Sixx ended up his words by wishing to spend more time with his exceedingly talented friend and make more music together in the future.

Here is what Nikki Sixx said on Instagram to wish a happy birthday to John 5:

Happy happy birthday to my very good friend John 5. Not only one of the kindest but also the funniest people I know. Your guitar playing speaks for itself.

Crazy talented and I’ve always enjoyed writing with you. More laughs and more music together in the future. Happy birthday buddy.”

Along with Nikki Sixx, another founding member of Mötley Crüe, Tommy Lee, celebrated the birthday of John 5 on Instagram. Lee said on his post dedicated to John 5 that there is nobody like him and implied how special he is as Sixx did. Lee also switched the stage name of John William Lowery, which is ‘John 5’, into ‘John 50‘ to remark his admiration.

Here is what Tommy Lee said about John 5 on Instagram:

“Happy faaaaaking birthday my dude!! John 5. Ain’t nobody like you my man John 50!”

You can see Sixx’s and Lee’s Instagram posts below.