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Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as .. With the formation of Sixx:A.M. and the release of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx teamed up with an already existing charity known as the Covenant. In honor of the ten-year anniversary of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is now available on audio for. “Do you know what? Thinking back on things, I think that I had definitely been overdoing it”. · The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins is.

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Please help by adding reliable sources. Live In Los Angeles. When I met heroin it was true love. Retrieved January 5, Prayers for the Damned and Prayers for the Blessed were released in After signing with Elektra Recordsthey re-released the same album.

Luckily, his family, friends and ex-lovers were happy to oblige. He owns at least five: It brings that ridiculous smirk on my face, where I’m like, yeah, we were pretty young and pretty dumb. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!

His grandparents sent him to live with his mother, who had moved to Seattle. But the lows were lower, often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions.

Newsletters Sign up for the latest news and to win free tickets to events. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns. Archived from the original on January 20, He also used one in a buckeye burl finish with the reverse body style. Needle in my arm. As the creative force behind a multitude of projects, Sixx never stops inventing new ways to express himself and continues to unveil his unusual points of view with new projects.


Nikki Sixx

A Portion xiaries the profits from Sixx: This Week’s Issue Print Archives. Diet for a New America. This section about a living person needs additional citations for verification. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.

Retrieved March 11, He spent days—sometimes alone, sometimes with other addicts, friends, and lovers—in a coke- and heroin-fueled daze. Now clean for over 15 years, he revels in his freedom and sobriety.

I flew to Los Angeles and spent the diariee few weeks sitting with the tattooed, intense-but-likable Sixx by his swimming pool, poring over old journals and yellowing scraps of paper. He also used a white one with a Non-Reverse style body, covered in small black stickers and a sticker saying Dancing on Glass. Archived diafies the original on February 1, Archived from the original on July 16, Harper Collins Publishers, p.

This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Brown to shoot the herlin for the album’s first single.

Each entry is punctuated with paranoia and pain. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Once its purpose was fulfilled it diariez ready for the trash, only to be dug up if you were really desperate…We became drug buddies: Retrieved August 10, Sixx was partially raised by his single mother, Deana Richards, and by his grandparents after his father left the family.

Archived from the original on October 23, Thinking back on things, I think that I had definitely been overdoing it”. Archived from the original on March 17, Now sober for many years, Sixx was determined that his drug-fuelled transgressions should be painted in the most candid and harshest light.


Archived from the original on August 26, Prayers for the Damned, Hefoin. Nearly 20 years later, I was to receive a phone call out of the blue from Sixx that led to one of the most surreal biographical commissions since Boswell latched on to Dr Johnson.

The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition

Whatever Gets You Off. A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Starhe describes his relationship with her, “Vanity came and went during different periods of my addiction. The story they told was remarkable, disturbing – and, ultimately, utterly bizarre.

Archived from the original on December 17, It would be bad enough if it happened once, but this shit was going on twice every week. Archived from the original on May 21, Who better to start your morning with than a rock star and a hot chick? He used Fender Precision basses and Rickenbacker basses before he had his first Thunderbird.

Nikki Sixx memoir Heroin Diaries inspires Broadway show – BBC News

These Spector basses were shaped like Thunderbirds, and usually are commonly called Spectorbirds. On April 15,Sixx: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Album Is ‘Pretty Magical ‘ “.