In one of the most unique memoirs of addiction ever published,
Mötley Crüe''s Nikki Sixx shares mesmerizing diary entries from the
year he spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine,
presented alongside riveting commentary from people who were there
at the time, and from Nikki himself.
When Mötley Crüe was at the height of its fame, there wasn''t
any drug Nikki Sixx wouldn''t do. He spent days -- sometimes alone,
sometimes with other addicts, friends, and lovers -- in a coke and
heroin-fueled daze. The highs were high, and Nikki''s journal
entries reveal some euphoria and joy. But the lows were lower,
often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug
paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions.
Here, Nikki shares those diary entries -- some poetic, some
scatterbrained, some bizarre -- and reflects on that time. Joining
him are Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Slash, Rick Nielsen, Bob
Rock, and a host of ex-managers, ex-lovers, and more.
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