Scar Tissue has ratings and reviews. provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis’s searingly honest memoir of a More lists with this book. SCAR TISSUE. Anthony Kiedis, Author, Larry Ratso Sloman, With with Larry Sloman. Hyperion $ (p) ISBN In SCAR TISSUE Anthony Kiedis, charismatic and highly articulate frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, recounts his remarkable life story.

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Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of the intimacy aanthony shared, grappling with the resulting void, and finding solace in caring for her two teenage sons, Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into rich, lucid prose that universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in the wake of tiswue.

This was a crazy ride and I loved every second of it. There was no real feeling of remorse or regret for all the drug use and fucked up behavior and infidelity.

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After dropping out, Kiedis had an offer to open for a friend’s band, so he got together with friends Flea, Hillel Slovak, and Jack Irons and eventually formed the Red Hot Chili Peppers, for whom he writes almost all of the lyrics.

The book reports very specific dates, such as when Kiedis was conceived. All insane drug usage, clueless relationships with teenagers and women and pointless abstinence make a mess and leave an unpleasant taste, which lasts for the biggest part of the book for me. Anthony Kiedis Larry Sloman. Jul 31, Allison added it. Trying to get some sleep so I’d be rested for school the next day while people were having sex on the couch and shooting cocaine and cranking the stereo was definitely not a mundane reality.


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My whole life, I had been the most defensive person you’d meet, unable to tolerate any criticism. Live From anthny Basement. This actually ended up with me feeling much more sympathetic towards him than if he’d just been saying how awful he’d been with no attempt at apology, OR constant explanations along the lines of “yes I was awful but only b A pretty fascinating, no-holds-barred look into the life of the vocalist of one of my favourite bands.

This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton. Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller kiesis one of rock’s most provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis’s searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane.

Its just a genre I enjoy reading, it seems real to me if the plot has this in it. Later on, he reveals that he was not actually clean, as he claimed at the time, during the late-nineties Californication era of the band’s existence.

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It’s not like he is Flea or Frusciante for fux sake ;- If you like Anthony and you want to hear tall tales of his drug abuse, and you want to hear exaggerated stories of his sex life which even his bragging couldn’t make sound excitingand you think the front man is the end all be all of a Rock band, then by all means read this book.

I’ve read other Rock Star bios and I’ve watched real world people travel the highs and lows of addiction. Jun 07, Joe rated it it was amazing. And his Dad is taking him to the Rainbow Room, giving him drugs on the weekend, and sleeping until 2pm with his underage girlfriends.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. All in all I would have given this book 5 stars had the continuous cycle of drug abuse and rehab not gotten a little monotonous. The book concludes on a hopeful note with four years of sobriety under his belt and his commitment to continue to work the 12 steps.

Dammett’s autobiography, Lords of the Sunset Stripwill also be used as a source for the series. I did this; then I did that; then this; then that; oh, and repeat it. And, I love the Chili Peppers, so this book was irresistible to me. I am annoyed by the fact that any percentage of the money I paid for this book will go to Keidis.


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Walter Isaacson tells the story of the rollercoaster life and searingly intense personality of creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: The way he tells us about his earliest boook exploits sounded less like a suave ladies man and more like a desperate band geek trying to convince the flute section that he had a threesome with two Brazilian models the night prior.

Kiesis the theme of this book for me. It’s as if he tries to invoke jealousy in the reader simple because he lived it, you read it. He never stays on key.

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While showing himself as a selfish, unkind and destructive person in the past, Anthony Kiedis still managed to turn into a kind, generous and lovable character I don’t say “man”, ’cause there’s a possibility that this book can be just too good to be true. Preview — Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis. Create An Account Why Join? But while Kiedis fails to scratch beneath the surface of his fast-lane life, his frankness is moving, especially toward the end of the book, when his mea culpa turns into a full-blown account of recovery and redemption.

I file this book in a long list of narcissistic, fake-ass, non-storyteller, ‘autobiographers’ which include Gene Simmons, Nikki Sixx, Don Felder, Tommy Lee, Bobby Blotzer and Scott Weiland, all of whose autobiographies suspiciously seem like csar to dig their respective authors out of various financial holes.

Unfortunately ttissue of this is the case. That’s the sign of a good book. Kiedis lives in the Los Angeles area.

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