Nikki Sixx says first Mötley Crüe rehearsal with John 5 was “f***ing epic”

Nikki Sixx and John 5
(Image credit: Kevin Mazur / Gary Miller / Getty)

Nikki Sixx took to social media yesterday (January 24) to update fans on Mötley Crüe’s first rehearsal with John 5 yesterday, deeming the experience “fucking epic.”

Writing on Twitter, Sixx said: “Well that was fucking epic. @john5guitarist walks into rehearsal and we just rip the set from top to bottom seamlessly. 🤘🏽 That took 90 minute’s and then the next few hours we just laughed and told dumb rockstar war stories…”

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.