John Corabi Swears Off Talking About Motley Crue Members After His Nikki Sixx Comments Make Headlines
Motley Crue have always been a lightning rod for controversy in addition to their notorious debauchery. The dysfunction between members was best chronicled in The Dirt autobiography, including the John Corabi era that saw the release of their self-titled 1994 album. Bassist Nikki Sixx recently slagged the record, drawing a non-response from Corabi initially, followed by the singer pondering, "I have no idea why Nikki feels that I’m the biggest piece of s–t to roam the earth?” After seeing the media coverage of his quotes, Corabi's ready to move on.
There has been a rise in artists harshly reacting to quotes pulled from interviews and Corabi now falls into this camp. After seeing the quote above make headlines around the rock and metal circles from his interview with Sleaze Roxx, the singer expressed his disdain that it made the news with a post on his Facebook page (seen below). Swearing off talking about Motley Crue for good, Corabi said in part, "I don't really care. Never did, never will!!!!" about Sixx's opinion on Motley Crue.
Sixx had told Sweden Rock Magazine, “I’ve gotta tell you, I think it was a very unfocused record. It was painful for me, because John Corabi can’t write lyrics and I had to do all that work.” He went on to state the different approach they each took to writing lyrics, also saying, "And it was just hard, because he was … a nice enough guy, but he just didn’t have that fire, and it was hard for me.”
While Sixx and Corabi may not meet eye-to-eye, there's apparently no bad blood between Corabi and other members of Motley Crue. In the same interview he recalled amicably hanging out with Vince Neil recently and has been working with Mick Mars on his solo project. Corabi and Mars have teamed up on two tracks so far, but has other commitments including the Dead Daisies that have prevented him from being able to contribute more to the project.
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