Set against the frenzied world of heavy metal superstardom, the co-founder of legendary Motley Crue offers an unflinching and gripping look at his own descent into drug addiction. \par When Motley Crue were at the height of their fame, there wasn't a drug Nikki Sixx wouldn't do. He spent days - sometimes alone, sometimes with others addicts, ...
Set against the frenzied world of heavy metal superstardom, the co-founder of legendary Motley Crue offers an unflinching and gripping look at his own descent into drug addiction. \par When Motley Crue were at the height of their fame, there wasn't a drug Nikki Sixx wouldn't do. He spent days - sometimes alone, sometimes with others addicts, friends and lovers - in a coke- and heroin-fuelled daze. THE HEROIN DIARIES reveals Nikki's personal diary entries alongside commentary from the people who know Nikki best including band mates Tommy, Vince and Mick. The book is a candid look at a nightmare come true: a punishing heroin addiction that brought Nikki to the edge of losing his talent, his career, his family and finally to a near-fatal overdose which left him clinically dead for a few minutes before being revived.Brutally honest, utterly riveting and shockingly moving, THE HEROIN DIARIES follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.
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It took my months to find this book, every book store in the area was sold out for the longest time, and I was so relieved when I finally found it.
This book made me really think about my family and some of there bad habits. I am intending on purchasing this book for my brothers and I hope that it helps them realise a few things.
I would recommend this book to anyone, although it is not for the weak of heart. It has some moment where you think to yourself "how could anyone survive that!"
May 16, 2009
I havent read this book. I bought it as a gift for a friend. but He has read it numerous times and highly recommends it..
Jan 24, 2008
Entertaining, educational, not for the weak of heart or prude. Whether you have been involved in your own, or someone else's addiction, or are just interested in the life of a rock star, this book will keep you enthralled.
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