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 Seen On Radio
Joined: 9/8/2007
Msg: 1
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I have to admit that I was never a HUGE Motley Crue fan. (Girls, Girls, Girls? ...no thanks, I like guys)
This past week the new Nikki Sixx book hit the shelves and I picked it up just for fun.
I have to admit that I was blown away.
I didn't expect that kind of honesty about just how low a human being can sink when they are addicted to heroin.

Even though I have never been interested in trying heroin or had a problem with addiction, this book made me stop and think about a lot of things.

Beyond the dairy entries, the artwork in the book is fantastic and in the end it left me with a huge rush of optimism.
(The new song from Sixx AM - Nikki's new band "Life Is Beautiful" is based on excerpts from the book and can be found on many places on the internet. Great for rock fans!!)

I was wondering if anyone else here has read it yet (or has plans to do so) and what thoughts you had.
 TheReason_
Joined: 9/19/2007
Msg: 2
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Posted: 9/24/2007 6:17:26 PM
Been waiting to get it. You might like The Dirt, also by the Crue. My little hick town doesn't have a big enough bookstore that would stock it. (or ANY bookstore wtf) So I'll pick it up this weekend. There's a CD that goes along with it (has that song and others) Also looking forward to the new Foo Fighters CD being released tomorrow.


Here's that song, Life is Beautiful by Sixx AM
http://youtube.com/watch?v=MJDDxHIaaVk
 guitarman100
Joined: 8/25/2004
Msg: 3
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Posted: 9/25/2007 10:45:39 AM
nikki just did an interview in a magazine I read,he sounds like a hard worker
 spacedog72
Joined: 1/8/2006
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Posted: 9/25/2007 2:06:53 PM
the dirt was a great read....i'm definitely gonna grab the new book at some point...
 sllrd
Joined: 3/8/2009
Msg: 5
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Posted: 5/9/2009 3:12:57 PM
The book was amazing!
 anastazia1117
Joined: 2/23/2009
Msg: 6
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Posted: 5/18/2009 11:33:17 AM
Ironic... Girls, Girls, Girls is on the radio right now! I'm third in line to borrow the book from my friend. He said it was one of the most insightful and outrageous books he'd ever read!

 JProctor666
Joined: 5/4/2009
Msg: 7
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Posted: 6/4/2009 11:16:19 AM
Honestly I fail to see why such 80's hair rockers should be idolized by people...sure they were good musicians, but they didn't really believe in what they were doing and just totally sold out for fame, money, and drugs which they all pissed away partying.
 J_in_SD*
Joined: 1/1/2009
Msg: 8
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Posted: 6/4/2009 12:34:12 PM

Ironic... Girls, Girls, Girls is on the radio right now!

I don't see the irony.
 Thatguy67
Joined: 9/20/2006
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Posted: 6/4/2009 8:04:05 PM
Sounds more like a coincidence.

 Whole 9 Yards
Joined: 6/6/2006
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Posted: 6/4/2009 8:27:33 PM
"Honestly I fail to see why such 80's hair rockers should be idolized by people...sure they were good musicians".....let's not get carried away. Led Zeppelin were good musicians.

I've read sections of the dirt and this book.

Here's my issue. Yes Nikki you died came back, your lead singer killed someone and we're supposed to be impressed about all the drugs you did?
I used to buy into the whole coolness of rock stars thing until I literally found my bass player dead, under the bridge downtown. Then six weeks later another close friend died in drunk driving accident so to read a book which basically glorifies these things repulses me. I'm sure it's cool to folks in bumblef___ USA, but to me, it was a cruel twist of fate that a POS like Sixx is still alive and so many other kids who believe this crap is cool, have died.
The whole do as I say, not as I do message is lost on me.
 parasiteladyxo
Joined: 6/2/2009
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Posted: 6/6/2009 1:12:44 AM
I read the Dirt and that book was sick, twisted, and amazing.

I read Tommyland. Anyone who has interaction with his penis throughout the book isa god.

I read the Heroin Diaries and it was the most amazing thing ever. I met Nikki Sixx and have the book signed. The soundtrack by his side project Sixx:AM was amazing too and did get me through some rough mental times I had around the time it came out. The book really does give an insight into the life of this one-time heroin addict but if you have any frustration these are some words to remember and live by. I seriously recommend this book to everyone. It's been like 2 years since it came out and I still think it's amazing.
 tasha182
Joined: 1/30/2009
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Posted: 12/6/2009 12:30:45 PM
I have not long finished reading that book
I have been in love with nikki sixx for many years but after this book i think i love him more. the book was so intensive and it is a book that once you start reading you dont wanna put it down.
For anyone all those who haven't read it... READ it its a fantastic book. And i totally agree the artwork is insane!
 mystlw
Joined: 9/19/2005
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Posted: 12/11/2009 1:06:13 AM
LOL!! I can't think "Nikki Sixx" without thinking, "Edward Penishands". I haven't read the book, but the movie should be considered classic porn, along the lines of the "Gone With The Wind" of the genre.
 Validar
Joined: 7/24/2008
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Posted: 12/11/2009 7:49:19 AM


Here's my issue. Yes Nikki you died came back, your lead singer killed someone and we're supposed to be impressed about all the drugs you did?
I used to buy into the whole coolness of rock stars thing until I literally found my bass player dead, under the bridge downtown. Then six weeks later another close friend died in drunk driving accident so to read a book which basically glorifies these things repulses me. I'm sure it's cool to folks in bumblef___ USA, but to me, it was a cruel twist of fate that a POS like Sixx is still alive and so many other kids who believe this crap is cool, have died.
The whole do as I say, not as I do message is lost on me.


Finally, someone else who understands what I've always thought of this buffoon. Yes, this man is 50 years old, and still glorifies cliche' "rockstar" horsesh*t. Grow the hell up already. You're not 19 anymore.

He and his lousy singer, Vince Neil, make me sick to my stomach.
 electrifying84
Joined: 6/24/2008
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Posted: 12/11/2009 1:55:35 PM
Motley crue rocks I'm a huge fan and plan on picking it up! Any how does anybody know when motley crue's move the dirt is supposed to be hitting theaters?
 Thatguy67
Joined: 9/20/2006
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Posted: 12/11/2009 1:59:04 PM
I heard the release date was pushed back to sometime in 2011.

 BigCP
Joined: 8/6/2009
Msg: 17
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Posted: 12/14/2009 4:52:08 PM
This book has been out as ling as the cd has been. I have had this book for almost 2 years now. You're a little late to the party.
 Thatguy67
Joined: 9/20/2006
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Posted: 12/14/2009 5:34:32 PM
The Dirt (projected 2011 film) is rumoured to have Val Kilmer & Christopher Walken. But as David Lee Roth & Ozzy respectively.

 R_O_U_S
Joined: 3/20/2011
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Posted: 8/10/2011 7:12:46 PM
i love motley crue the sober guy wins the publishing rights
 R_O_U_S
Joined: 3/20/2011
Msg: 20
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Posted: 8/10/2011 7:13:40 PM
then that dude gets sued..hah
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