Nikki Sixx Will Guest on Dolly Parton’s Rock Album


Having just been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, country legend Dolly Parton’s decided she’s going to fit the part and put out a rock record titled Rock Star later this year. And it’s cool because it sounds like she’s pulling some big names from our neck of the woods in for guest spots, including the Metal God himself Rob Halford (who may or may not have fanboyed out when they met briefly).

Yet it turns out in between his war of words with Carmine Appice, Mötley Crüe‘s Nikki Sixx revealed via Twitter that he was also guesting on Parton’s rock record, stating that he played bass on one of the songs for the record earlier this week.

Parton recently revealed during an episode of The View that the other gusts on her rock record will include: The Beatles’ Paul McCartney, Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, John Fogerty, Pink, Brandi Carlisle, Cher, and former Journey vocalist Steve Perry. Some tracks she’s going to have on Rock Star will include Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven,” The Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird,” Prince’s “Purple Rain,” and Journey’s “Open Arms.”

Sixx and the rest of the Crue have been busy lately, having just finished a leg of their world tour and now gearing up for the next batch of dates in Europe this May. If you’re interested in catching them live at one of the dates below.

May 22: Sheffield Bramall Lane, UK
May 25: Mönchengladbach Sparkassen Park, GER
May 27: Munich Koenigsplatz, GER
May 29: Budapest MVM Dome, HUN
May 31: Krakow TAURON Arena Kraków, POL
Jun 02: Prague Rocks, CZE
Jun 03: Hannover Expo Plaza, GER
Jun 07: Solvesborg, Sweden Rock Festival, SWE
Jun 09: Helsinki RockFest, FIN
Jun 11: Trondheim Rocks, NOR
Jun 14: Copenhagen Copenhell, DEN
Jun 18: Dessel Graspop Metal Meeting, BEL
Jun 20: Milan Ippodromo SNAI San Siro, ITA
Jun 23: Lisbon Passeio Maritimo de Alges, POR
Jun 24: Rivas-Vaciamadrid Auditorio Miguel Ríos, SPA
Jun 27: Thun Stockhorn Arena, SWI
Jul 01: London Wembley Stadium, UK
Jul 02: Lytham Festival, UK
Jul 04: Dublin Marlay Park, Ireland
Jul 06: Glasgow Hampden Park, UK
Aug 05: Syracuse JMA Wireless Dome, NY
Aug 08: Columbus Ohio Stadium, OH
Aug 11: Fargo Fargodome, ND
Aug 13: Omaha Charles Schwab Field Omaha, NE
Aug 16: Tulsa H.A. Chapman Stadium, OK
Aug 18: El Paso Sun Bowl Stadium, TX

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