Scar Tissue is the memoir of Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis. The book chronicles Kiedis’ history with drugs and alcohol, as well as his rise to fame and fall from grace. It also provides an intimate look at the inner workings of the Red Hot Chili Peppers during their early years.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as anyone who is interested in learning more about drug and alcohol addiction. It provides a unique look inside the world of celebrities and their struggles with addiction.
- Provides an intimate look at the inner workings of the Red Hot Chili Peppers during their early years
- Chronicles Kiedis’ history with drugs and alcohol
- Provides a unique perspective on the rockstar lifestyle
- It is difficult to read about Kiedis’ troubled personal life.
- The book jumps around a lot, and it can be hard to follow some of the details.
- There are parts where Kiedis talks about his music career that seem irrelevant to the rest of the story.
Learn more about the author
Anthony Kiedis is the lead singer of Red Hot Chili Peppers, one of the most successful rock bands of all time. Scar Tissue chronicles his life story, from his childhood to his struggles with addiction and recovery. The book also provides a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the band during their early years.
“If you’re a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, or even just interested in addiction and sobriety, then Scar Tissue is a must read.”
“Kiedis pulls no punches in this searingly honest and introspective autobiography. He bares his soul about his ongoing battle with addiction, the highs and lows of life onstage as one of the biggest rock stars on the planet, and everything else that’s gone on in his incredibly well-documented but mysterious life.”
“This is a great book. It’s well written and provides an interesting look into the life of Anthony Kiedis.”
“Anthony Kiedis’ Scar Tissue is a brutally honest and compelling memoir of the rock ‘n roll lifestyle. From his teenage years spent abusing drugs and alcohol to the formation of one of the most successful bands in history, Kiedis bares all with unflinching candor. This is not simply a story about sex, drugs, and Rock & Roll; it’s an account of talent combined with addiction, redemption gained through friendship, sacrifice made for love–and ultimately survival.”