This book is a memoir by Nikki Sixx, bassist for the band Mötley Crüe. It tells the story of his heroin addiction and how it affected both his personal life and professional career. The 10-year anniversary edition includes new material that wasn’t included in the original version.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for Nikki Sixx fans, as well as people who are interested in addiction and rehabilitation.
- The Heroin Diaries tells a powerful, personal story that is both heartbreaking and inspiring.
- It provides an insider’s look at the world of rock ‘n’ roll and the dangers of addiction.
- The new material included in the 10-year anniversary edition adds valuable insight into Nikki Sixx’s journey from addiction to recovery.
- It may be too graphic for some readers
- It can be depressing to read about someone’s struggles with addiction
- Some of the content is outdated, since it was originally published in 2007
Learn more about the author
Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the bassist for the hard rock band Mötley Crüe. In addition to his work with Mötley Crüe, Sixx has also pursued a successful solo career.
“If you want to read about drugs, insanity and Rock N’ Roll then this is the book for you. Nikki Sixx tells his story of addiction and how it almost cost him everything he loved in life. This isn’t a feel-good story by any means but it’s an honest account of what can happen when someone gets caught up in the world of heroin.”
“The Heroin Diaries is an honest and riveting account of one mans battle with addiction. Nikki Sixx doesnt shy away from the ugly details, but instead bares his soul in the hope that others might benefit from his experience.”
“Sixx has a story to tell and he tells it well, with brutal honesty and utter self-loathing. It makes for compelling reading.”
“I picked this up because I’m a fan of Sixx’s band, Mötley Crüe. Little did I know that it would be one of the most harrowing, honest accounts of drug addiction that I’ve ever read. This isn’t just a book about drugs; it’s a story about love and loss and redemption.”