- Las Vegas, NV
- 2 months
This motorcycle is a gem! Customized to the hilt! Daren jay "dj" ashba (born november 10, 1972) is an american musician, producer, and songwriter. He is currently the lead guitarist in sixx:a. He has worked with various artists including mötley crüe, guns n' roses, drowning pool, marion raven, aimee allen and neil diamond. He is the ceo of ashba media. In 1996, he released his debut instrumental album titled, addiction to the friction. in 1998, ashba joined bulletboys as part of the band's new lineup. it was during his time with the band that he met joe lesté of bang tango. in 1999, he departed the group to start a new band with lesté. They added former shake the faith and no. 9 bassist kenny kweens and session drummer anthony focx, who performed in the 1992 film wayne's world appearing as the drummer in tia carrere's club band. focx became the group's second guitarist and glen sobel, another session drummer, was brought in to take over drums. Was featured in the soundtrack for the 2001 horror film valentine and tv series smallville. Ashba hit back at the rumors:“'just want to set the record straight. I'll be in the studio and playing shows with ashba. I have all the respect in the world for mötley crüe and i can't wait to see mick kick ass, as always.'”a vh1 documentary of the band reuniting would later show that lee did indeed play on some of the tracks. In 2006 ashba set up funny farms studios with nikki sixx. they began writing and producing, and performing music together which included collaborations with singer marion raven, whom sixx had worked with before, on her heads will roll ep and album set me free. James michael also is credited on the albums. in march 2007, sixx penned "reason i'm alive" for drowning pool's new album full circle with both sixx and ashba co-producing the track.sixx:a. M. (2007-present)main article: sixx:a. Ashba playing with sixx:a. In 2016ashba released the critically acclaimed album the heroin diaries soundtrack after collaborating with mötley crüe bassist nikki sixx and producer james michael under the name sixx:a. In april 2009, both james michael and nikki sixx confirmed that the band was in the studio, recording new material. Sixx added that the new material is "inspiring. Album this is gonna hurt was released. On july 27, 2015, dj ashba announced he was leaving the band, citing his commitment to his family and his other band sixx:a. M.. ashba released a statement saying "i have reached a point in my life where i feel it's time to dedicate myself to my band sixx:a. M., my adoring wife and family, and to the many new adventures that the future holds for me."other workdaren ashba owns two corporations, ashba media, inc. Which handles the art side of things and ashbaland, inc. Which handles the music side of things. in 2003, he founded ashba media, inc. This creative agency was announced the agency of record for virgin entertainment. Ami designs the look and feel of every virgin megastore. Ashba contributed to mötley crüe's 2008 album saints of los angeles penning all tracks with the exception of "this ain't a love song". the title track "saints of los angeles" was nominated for a grammy the same year. Like new condition and low mileage! Decked out to the hilt and it sounds awesome!