To celebrate and kick off their new residency â€œMÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e Invites You To An Intimate Evening In Hellâ€ at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Dean Markley is teaming up with Nikki Sixx for an online trivia contest. The contest runs now through October 15, 2013 with prize packages that include a Nikki Sixx Signature Series bass from Schecter Guitars, an autographed drumhead signed by all four member of MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e, an autographed copy of MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼eâ€˜s Greatest Hits CD, Nikkiâ€™s Signature Series set of bass strings from Dean Markley and much more. Fans can enter by visiting www.deanmarkley.com/nikkisixx/
Nikki Sixx is the founder/bassist/songwriter of the band MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e, with album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has three Grammy nominations for Best Hard Rock Performance. He is also the founder/bassist/songwriter of the chart-topping band Sixx:A.M. In addition to his musical career, Nikki is a two time New York Times bestseller, and is recognized for his photography and philanthropy with Covenant House.
Nikkiâ€™s signature series set of strings is part of DeanMarkleyâ€™s Helix line. With over a year of research and development, Nikkiâ€™s strings use a precise elliptical shape for the winding wire. The shape then has to be paired with the correct winding process. The hyper-elliptical winding process results in an increased number of wraps along the length of the string. This increases the mass of the string without changing its diameter or material. More mass makes a fuller tone; more windings give a smoother feel as well as a brighter, more resonant tone. Additional benefits of the hyper-elliptical windings are a relaxed feel and less unwanted noise. The strings are designed to last much longer without sacrificing tone and performance. Combine all of these elements with stainless steel and his unique gauge combination of .050/.070/.090/.110, and Dean Markley creates a string Nikki can put his name on.
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About Dean Markley USA
Established in 1972, Dean Markley USA is recognized as an innovator and leader in the world of musical instrument strings. Over the years, the company has expanded its product line to include pickups and accessories. Celebrated by retailers for their sales performance and endorsed by an elite caliber of musicians, Dean Markley USA products are the smart choice. www.DeanMarkley.com
About MÃ–TLEY CRÃœE
Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartetâ€”Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee(drums)â€”has commandeered the rock pantheon for over 30 years. In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Grammy nominations for Best Hard Rock Performance and countless sold out tours across the globe, playing to millions of fans. The first rock band in history to have completed an epic soldout Las Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, MÃ–TLEY CRÃœE is best known for continuing to reinvent not only their live show and music, but remain on the forefront of entertainment via cutting edge social media interaction. The band was featured in the award winning Super Bowl commercial for the KIA Optima. MÃ–TLEY CRÃœEâ€™s New York Times bestselling memoir, The Dirt is currently being adapted into a major motion picture.