|Instruments Bass guitar|
Spouse Kelly Cunningham
Name Kelly Nickels
|Born January 5, 1962 (age 61) (1962-01-05) |
Associated acts Sweet PainFaster PussycatL.A. Guns
Similar People Mick Cripps, Phil Lewis, Steve Riley, Tracii Guns, Paul Black
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- Sweet Pain
- LA Guns
- Personal life
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Kelly started as a roadie/light man for Hotshot, which was an early incarnation of the band Danger Danger. Kelly joined the band Sweet Pain in New York as a bassist, and released one album with them in 1985. Kelly and the then drummer (Ronnie Taz) quit Sweet Pain, Kelly was replaced by Victor Prestin. He moved on to the band Faster Pussycat, but was badly injured in a motorcycle accident (at an intersection on the Sunset Strip in California) in October 1986, due to this injury his position in the band was replaced. His leg was broken in seven different places, and he had to walk with a cane for a long time afterwards.
By the late-1980s, he had joined L.A. Guns. He remained with the group throughout their most commercially successful period. In addition to playing bass throughout his tenure with the group, he also sang lead vocals on the L.A. Guns song "Nothing Better To Do," from their 1994 album, Vicious Circle. However, he left the band shortly after this album was released. By the end of the 1990s, he was back in L.A. Guns, only to leave again in 2000.
He is also the founder of the clothing line Montauk Salvage Company.
Nickels is married to Kelly Cunningham, the mother of actress Emma Roberts. Nickels has a daughter with Cunningham, born in 2001.