NIKKI SIXX's 'Heroin Diaries' Available For Pre-Order

December 3, 2003

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx's autobiography, "The Heroin Diaries" is now available for pre-order at the S'Cruestore. The book, tentatively due in October 2004, "starts on Christmas morning 1986 with me sitting in front of a Christmas tree alone, shooting up heroin," Sixx said. "I'm sitting there thinking, 'I've done sold-out stadiums. I'm all over MTV. I'm in one of the hugest new bands there is, and I'm alone on Christmas morning with no decorations and no presents. Just me and my needle.'

"Basically it ends where it began," Sixx added. "It was three days after I'd had a [near-fatal] heroin overdose, and I'm sitting there in front of the Christmas tree again doing the same thing I was doing the year before, and I think I really had a revelation at that moment that I had to stop. It was a real pinnacle moment in my life."

"If you read this book, you will never do drugs," he said. "Shitting your pants and throwing up all over yourself, and the detox, and the psychosis, and a lot of the other stuff in this book is just not glamorous."

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