More than three decades after Nikki Sixx played the Troubadour in Los Angeles with Mötley Crüe, the bassist's sons, Storm and Gunner, graced the venue's stage with their band Figs Vision. The proud papa took to Facebook Friday, Jan. 9, to support his boys, Ultimate Classic Rock notes.
"Tonight I got to watch my sons band Figs Vision play the same venue I played 33 years ago this same month," he wrote. "They have a different sound and their own unique vibe which is what NEW music is all about...Thank you to the fan that tweeted me the picture and reminded me of this moment years ago. So much more could be said but I am sure you can imagine how cool this was."
The Troubadour helped catapult Sixx and his bandmates to superstardom in the 1980s. The band has been on its Final Tour for awhile and they hope to come home to Los Angeles in 2016 for the last gig.
Sixx discussed the thought of doing one more show with his band.
"I dream about getting in my car after the final bow. I'm going to drive home, alone, with the radio off," he said. "I'm going to drive pass the Whisky, the Roxy, the Rainbow and the Troubadour. I'll drive up to my house, put the key in the door, walk in, turn around and be like, 'Where did all the f--king years go?' Then I'll close the door and wait for the next chapter."
Sixx recently said that if the band ever makes it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — they have been eligible since 2006 — he would decline the honor.
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