How I Became Nikki Sixx: Mötley Crüe founder announces new memoir
Mötley Crüe and Sixx:A.M. man Nikki Sixx is set to release a new memoir later this year via Hachette Books: The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx.
“You’ve heard the tales of excess and debauchery,” the musician says. “All the peaks and the valleys that came with rock’n’roll stardom and my life in one of the world’s biggest bands. This is the story that you haven’t heard. The one that led up to those stories.”
He continues: “It’s the intimate, personal story of how an innocent Idaho farm boy with a burning dream and desire – for music, for love, and for fame – became the notorious Nikki Sixx. I believe our first 21 years have a lot to do with shaping who we become. These are my first 21, and it’s my hope that they thrill and inspire you to invest in your own, biggest dreams.”
Publisher Mary Ann Naples adds: “Whether you’re a Mötley Crüe and Nikki Sixx fan or not, if you’re looking for a memoir that transports you back to the ’70s and early ’80s, and that – for those who lived it – will reacquaint you with the vinyl collection your parents threw out in the ’90s, then this is your book, and the larger themes of getting to know who you are and taking control of your identity certainly resonate now in the still-new 2020s.”
The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx is due out on October 19, and will be available in hardcover, eBook, and an audio edition by Hachette Audio.
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