The group went on hiatus soon after before reuniting in 2004, during which Sixx declared himself sober. They entered the studio with producer Stevo Bruno to begin recording what would become Here Come the Brides.
A 2001 autobiography entitled The Dirt packaged the band as "the world's most notorious rock band". Sixx also invited former Beautiful Creatures guitarist DJ Ashba to join the group however he declined to focus on his solo band, ASHBA. The Brides played their first show opening for Mudvayne and Taproot on November 14, 2002 at the Ventura Theatre in California.
After signing with Elektra Records, they re-released the same album.
While living in Jerome, Idaho, Feranna's youth years turned out to be a troubled one, as he became a teenage vandal, broke into neighbors' homes, shoplifting, and even being expelled from school for selling drugs.
The band went on hiatus in 2017, with other members DJ Ashba and James Michael forming a new band, Pyromantic.
Sixx co-wrote the track "Die For You", along with Cooper and Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars.
In 2000, a number of the London demos recorded with Sixx were included on London Daze by Spiders & Snakes, led by former London guitarist Lizzie Grey.
In 1981, Sixx founded Mötley Crüe alongside with drummer Tommy Lee.