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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

SIXX:A.M.'s 5th Studio Album, 'Vol. 1 Prayers For The Damned' Debuts At #2 On The US Album Rock Charts & Top 5 Around The Globe

SIXX:A.M.'s 5th Studio Album, 'Vol. 1 Prayers For The Damned' Debuts At #2 On The US Album Rock Charts & Top 5 Around The Globe

Top 20 On The Billboard 200 Chart

"Rise" Currently At #5 On The Rock Charts

Fall Arena Tour With Five Finger Death Punch & Shinedown - Tickets On Sale Now!

Band Continues #ReasonToRise Campaign With Fans And Advocates For Next Generation Of Music With YouTube Discussion

NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SIXX:A.M.'s first half of their double album, Vol. 1 Prayers For the Damned, released on April 29(th), debuted at #2 on the Rock Charts in the US, Top 5 around the globe, and landed itself in the Top 20 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Vol. 1 and it's masterfully crafted 11-tracks currently sits at #5 on the Top Current Albums Chart, at #19 on the Top 200 Albums Chart, and #2 on the Hard Rock Charts, making it an undeniable force to be reckoned with. Their powerhouse, call-to-action single, "Rise", has been steadily climbing the Rock Charts, currently sitting at #5, connecting with audiences across the globe, imploring fans to stand up against the status quo and raise your fist for what you believe in. A band with a strong message and convictions, SIXX:A.M. are going above and beyond to connect with the rock community with their single-focused #ReasonToRise campaign and their openly penned letter to YouTube in efforts to ensure musicians are compensated fairly for their creative content. Their commitment to their fans can be clearly reflected by all of their upcoming tour dates, boasting stops across the globe, making sure everyone has the chance to feel the energy and excitement emanating from SIXX:A.M.. The tickets for the recently announced fall arena tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown are now on sale. A full list tour dates can be found below.

Vocalist James Michael offered, "It is thrilling for us to see how SIXX:A.M.'s message of hope, unity and empowerment is resonating on a global scale. 'Vol. 1 Prayers For The Damned' is clearly impacting people in ways that we couldn't have imagined. It's gratifying to have something that is so important to us become so important others."

"Rise," their call-to-action anthem, served as the first taste of Vol. 1, and fans immediately attached to it's beautiful crooned melodies and hard-hitting chorus. Taking it one step further, the band drilled in the mission of the single with their #ReasonToRise campaign, offering fans an outlet to share the reasons why they don't let the status quo define them - more information can be found at The band initiated the movement with fans by sharing their own reasons to rise, with Dj Ashba standing up against bullying, James Michael calling for human trafficking awareness, and Nikki Sixx's crusade against the growing heroin epidemic. In providing fans with a platform to express their concerns with the state of the world today, the band hopes to communicate how truly important it is to SIXX:A.M. to usher this generation into a forward-thinking state of mind, ready to take on the injustices before them.

SIXX:A.M., comprised of 3 unparalleled and accomplished musicians, recently penned an open letter to YouTube in regards to the unfair compensation of artists for their creative content, a loophole protected by the Safe Harbor Act. Head here to read the band's letter in full. In efforts to secure and protect the integrity of music streaming platforms Google and YouTube, the band is simply asking the search engines to agree to abide by their initial slogan: Don't Be Evil: Do The Right Thing. Recording artists including Blondie and Nelly Furtado followed suit and are continuing to join the movement, spreading awareness with their own messages in hopes for a serious change. To read further on their efforts to keep the future of music alive, check out SIXX:A.M.'s recent interviews with Forbes, Sky News, CNBC, and Billboard.

An album made for the stage, fans across the globe can expect to see SIXX:A.M. perform favorites old and new at a venue nearest them across the globe through this year into next. The trio are currently on the road, commanding the crowds at at all of the major global Spring and Summer festivals, with select headlining dates interspersed, and then, the highly-anticipated fall arena tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown - tickets can be purchased here. Be sure to catch the band perform live at a venue nearest you!

SIXX:A.M.'s Vol.1 Prayers For the Damned, is now available globally - get your copy today!


1. Rise
2. You Have Come To The Right place
3. I'm Sick
4. Prayers For The Damned
5. Better Man
6. Can't Stop
7. When We Were Gods
8. Belly Of The Beast
9. Everything Went To Hell
10. The Last Time (My Heart Will Hit The Ground)
11. Rise of the Melancholy Empire
SIXX:A.M. Tour Dates:
May 10 - Baltimore, MD @ Ram's Head Live

May 11 - Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa

May 13 - Ft Wayne, IN @ Piere's

May 14 - Kansas City, MO @ KQRC's Rockfest

May 15 - Somerset, WI @ Northern Invasion

May 17 - Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall

May 18 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

May 20 - May 22 - Columbus, OH @ Rock On The Range

May 21 - Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center

May 22 - Albany, NY @ Rock 'n Derby

May 24 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

May 27 - Pryor, OK @ Rocklahoma

May 29 - San Antonio, TX @ River City Rockfest

May 29 - Dallas, TX @ KEGL's BFD

June 2 - Monza, IT @ Gods Of Metal

June 3 - Nuremberg, DE @ Rock im Park

June 5 - Mendig, DE @ Rock am Ring

June 7 - Lodz, PO @ The Power Festival

June 9 - Solvesborg, SE @ Sweden Rock Festival

June 11 - Castle Donington, UK @ Download Festival

June 12 - Newport, UK @ Isle of Wright Festival

June 14 - Utrecht, NL @ TivoliJune 16 - Pratteln, SW @ Konzertfabrik Z7

June 17 - Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop Festival

June 18 - Clisson, FR @ Hellfest

June 20 - Hamburg, DE @ Knust

June 22 - Stockholm, SE @ Grona Lund

June 23 - Copenhagen, DK @ Copenhell

June 24 - Halden, NO @ Tons of Rock

July 23 - Walker, MN @ Moondance Jam

October 18 - Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena

October 22 - Wichita, KS @ Intrust Bank Arena

October 23 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center

October 25 - West Valley City, UT @ Maverick Center

October 27 - Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena

October 28 - Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena

October 29 - Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center

October 31 - San Jose, CA @ SAP Center

November 2 - Portland, OR @ Moda Center

November 3 - Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena

November 5 - Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome

November 7 - Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena

November 9 - Billings, MT @ MetraPark Fairgrounds

November 11 - Bismarck, ND @ Bismarck Civic Center

November 17 - Cincinnati, OH @ U.S. Bank Arena

November 18 - Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
More dates to be announced soon...

Formed in 2007 on the streets of Los Angeles, SIXX:A.M.'s mission has remained steadfast: to provide iconic, hard rock to the masses that boasts unrivaled musicianship and a loyal legion of devoted fans beyond compare. Comprised of vocalist James Michael, guitarist Dj Ashba, and bassist Nikki Sixx, SIXX:A.M. is truly a culmination of each artist's talents, taking from each of their names (Sixx, Ashba, and Michael). In addition to providing unparalleled vocals, Michael is also a highly acclaimed producer, having worked with Kelly Clarkson, Halestorm, and Papa Roach, and boasts the producing and mixing credits for all of the SIXX:A.M. albums released. To date, the band has released 3 studio albums; The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack (2007), This Is Gonna Hurt (2011), and Modern Vintage (2014), and 3 EP's; X-Mas In Hell (2008), Live Is Beautiful (2008), and 7 (2011). The band has come a long way since their live debut in 2007 at Crash Mansion, performing 5 songs off of The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack, an audible, introspective recall of Sixx's autobiography, The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star. A hero for the cause, Nikki spoke on the epidemic in Washington during National Recovery Day, creating an even deeper, more personable bond with the artists. In combination with its success and topical importance, The Heroin Diaries is currently being made into a Broadway play, further proving its topic's impact and importance to society. With so much to say and a passion for performing, Sixx penned his next book, This Is Gonna Hurt, that was soon accompanied by an album of the same name. Both books received notoriety as New York Times bestsellers. This began the band's longstanding relationship with their fans that has been built off of trust, relatability, and honesty, in combination with their heavy-hitting rock anthems. Since, the trio have performed alongside rock mainstays such as Mötley Crüe, and headlined a nearly sold out 2015 US tour with special guest Apocolyptica. SIXX:A.M. now face one of the busiest years of their career confident and undaunted, packing 2016 with the release of a double album in two installments, kicking off a global tour, co-headlining nearly all of the major US rock festivals including Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Rocklahoma as well as playing the biggest European summer festivals such as Download Festival, Rock am Ring, Sweden Roc Gods of Metal and many more. Having sold over 1 million albums globally, SIXX:A.M. has set the bar for rock excellence and this year will solidify their spot as genre royalty.

Eleven Seven Music Group is one of the world's leading independent music companies. Founded in 2006 by Tenth Street Entertainment CEO Allen Kovac, the company is the global home for artists including Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach, Nothing More, Escape The Fate, Sixx:A.M., and HELLYEAH as well as Five Finger Death Punch outside of the U.S. In 2014, the company vaulted five artists to the Mediabase Active Rock year-end radio chart and multiple acts to the Billboard year-end charts including Mainstream Rock Songs, Hard Rock Albums, and Rock Airplay Songs. Among its many accolades, Eleven Seven Music received the title of Billboard's "Rock Label of the Year" in 2010, was named FMQB's "Rock Label of the Year" in 2008, enjoyed RIAA double platinum success with Buckcherry's 15 in 2006, and achieved a Top 5 debut for Mötley Crüe's Saints of Los Angeles. With a staff of dedicated and devoted trailblazers, the label supports its roster with a range of integrated services including marketing, promotion, publicity, sales, digital, licensing, and touring. Eleven Seven Music Group distributes two sub-labels--the alternative and indie-leaning Five Seven [Dirty Heads, Dark Waves, Nico Vega] and emerging hard rock-centric Better Noise Records [Deuce, From Ashes To New, Diamante, and As Lions]. Based in New York City, Los Angeles, and London, the labels are distributed through RED/Sony in the U.S., ADA/Warner in Europe, Sony in Canada, Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America, and Universal in Japan.



Angela Burke at Eleven Seven Music | 212 334-3160

Rachel Rosenberg at Eleven Seven Music | 212 334-3160

TOUR PRESS: Graham Nolan at Eleven Seven Music | 212 334-3160

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