Tattoos & Tequila

Tattoos & Tequila

To Hell and Back With One of Rock's Most Notorious Frontmen

Book - 2010 | 1st ed
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"So where do we start? I remember when we did The Dirt , the M'tley Cr'e book, I was interviewed at The Grand Havana Room in Beverly Hills. A lot of people think I didn't get to say much in The Dirt . It's probably true. I didn't read it. I'm not that big a talker. Some people can f*ckin' talk ... eat up all the oxygen in a room in no time flat. I don't tend to run my mouth. It's b*llshit. All those years in rehab and counseling--the talking cure? I can't say I really got that much out of it. All that cure and I should be cured by now, don't you think? All this talking...

So forgive me if it's a bit hard for me to slice open a vein and let my blood run red all over this page for you. I'll fight you or I'll f*ck you but chances are I'll be hard pressed to sit there and talk to you.

War stories. War wounds. I know, I know. Old rock stars fall hard. I'm forty-nine years old. I'm five-foot-nine, 170. The spandex is over. I've had three plastic surgeries. Still, who do you think gets laid more, me or you? But time does change a man. I ain't twenty-one anymore.

It's a miracle we survived at all. A bottle of Jack Daniel's and uncooked hot dogs do not make for a particularly well-balanced diet. We are all very lucky we didn't kill ourselves. It might look like we were trying to do that but speaking for myself, death was never my intent. I just wanted to feel good, you know? I was just looking for that kick, that high...

These days I've got businesses to run. I like the action. Something to get your heart pumping. Healthier than a syringe full of cocaine powder like I was doing back in '81 with my girlfriend Lovey, that's for sure...

But you got to admit...those days are a lot more fun to talk about..."
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446548045
Branch Call Number: 782.42166092 NEI 2010
Characteristics: xxv, 290 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Sager, Mike
Alternative Title: Tattoos and tequila

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michelle66
Dec 13, 2017

Leave this one on the shelf..all about himself, and whining all throughout.

mattsam Jun 10, 2011

More full of himself than Dave Mustaine

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