Today Leica Camera, the international manufacturer of handcrafted and precision photographic equipment, revealed on their prestigious blog part 1 of “One Step Up From The Abyss;” a 2 part series chronicling the powerful photography from Motley Crue and Sixx:A.M.’s Nikki Sixx. Sixx’s touching and impactful images take us on his journey throughout Canada as he embarked on Motley Crue’s biggest tour of the region. The exclusive images and accompanying interviews can be seen here.
Nikki Sixx introduced the world to his photography in 2011 with his New York Times best-selling book, This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography, and Life Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx. Since then, Sixx has photographed for The New York Post’s coveted fashion supplement, Alexa and was selected to speak as a guest at the elite Annenberg Space For Photography in Los Angeles as well as other accomplishments.
Nikki Sixx is the International rock icon, founding member of Mötley Crüe and Sixx:A.M., two-time New York Times best selling author with The Heroin Diaries and This Is Gonna Hurt, co-founder of rock couture fashion line Royal Underground, philanthropist, photographer, proud father of four and syndicated radio show host of Sixx Sense and The Side Show Countdown. Some of Sixx’s accomplishments include over 80-million in album sales with Mötley Crüe and Sixx:A.M., countless sold out global tours, Mötley Crüe’s sold out residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas – a first for the hard rock genre – an award-winning Superbowl commercial for Kia and raising several hundred thousand dollars through his Running Wild In The Night charity for Covenant House California.
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