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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I mean, he apparently suffers a severe case of LSS that would be Lead Singer Syndrome for those of you unfamiliar with the term. It should represent them in the best way! He claims his new clean date is December 24, Apparently, john heard some sort of voices, haunting him. I recommend you stop being such a self-absorbed narcissist. It follows Kiedis into the depth of his experiences with drug addiction. He moves there at age 10 or 11 and thanks to his drug-dealer gadfly dad is fully engaged in the scene.

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After a while it became repetitive and boring. It takes Anthony yeeears — dozens of rehab stays, hundreds anthonu promises to stay clean — before he finally kicks his drug habit. This article needs additional citations for verification. I found it weird that I liked it so much, considering I’m very much attracted to reading about the crazy exploits and crash-and-burn lifestyles of celebs with little-to-no resolution.

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They just sat their and drank their whiskey and smoked their cigars and read their paper and went to bed. If you can’t stand the drugs-rehab-drugs-rehab seemingly endless cycle that exists in most of these memoirs, don’t read them because that’s how it generally works before something finally sticks.

But let’s start from the beginning And so whatever shame, pain or difficulty or discomfort I went through, then it was worth it because I get so many people coming up to me saying their kids had read it and got their act together because of it. I got to share the ups and the downs of a ride that’s lasted for more than two decades. Dammett’s autobiography, Lords of the Sunset Stripwill also be used as a source for the series.


The series is expected to follow the first half of Kiedis’ book during his pre teen and teenage years and his relationship with his father Blackie Dammett. I recently learned that Flea actually went back to study at USC in his forties.

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Though the band has gone through many incarnations, Anthony Kiedis, the group’s lyricist and dynamic lead singer, has been there for the whole roller-coaster ride. I also just could not get over the fact that not once did he condemn his father who essentially got him into doing drugs at age 11 but would make snippy little comments about band mates and girlfriends at every turn for relatively inconsequential things.

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Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, this award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women’s deepest fantasies, fears, anger and pleasure, and calls for a world where all women are safe, equal, free and alive in their bodies. After all, momma loves her some Rock God grit. Feb 16, Arielle Walker rated it really liked it Shelves: 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: But there was a point where he got kicked out due to his drug addiction and when he recovered they wanted him back because he was so good.

You can’t half-ass it and expect results. Apart from some New Age talk about spirituality, he’s also refreshingly free from bullshit. Nov 23, Jade rated it did not like it.


Or maybe it was because Anthony Keidis just comes across as a dick and I don’t care what he went through. Okay, RHCP is my kieeis band. Seriously, Caligula would blush. As a child he was a disrespectful bully and petty criminal, as an adult he was While it was an easy tiseue, it scag wasn’t very well written or structured. Written in a simple yet honest voice, this book is not only completely entertaining in a voyeuristic way, but actually surprisingly moving at times It is instead a compelling story of dedication and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption.

Kieedis it changed my soul. On school nights, I’d stay home, but Spider [aka Dad] would be right at his power table at the Rainbow.

Someone shares his life with you in a very candid and open way, how can you not love that?

He put nothing off limits. This isn’t because of the writing because scwr do realize that this of course is how his life was at that point. Stories about how Grant intimidated the producers of The Song Remains the Same and the drug-related excess surrounding Swan Song Records and Grant’s scat with John Bindon and his extended coterie of Kings Road criminals are told with great candour, while the details of a plot to kidnap Led Zeppelin’s band members’ children by Jamaican gangsters are revealed for the first time.

I know, So fucking what? Also, as I read your well-written ghost-written book, I was glad you went chronologically through your life. Oct 28, Ana added it Shelves: Preview — Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis.