Nikki Sixx is about to launch a brand new memoir in regards to the first 21 years of his life.The Motley Crue and Sixx:A.M. rocker – who was born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr. in 1958 – will publish ‘THE FIRST 21: How I Turned Nikki Sixx’ on October 19 with Hachette Books.The blurb reads: “Younger Frankie was deserted by his father and partly raised by his mom, a girl who was forward of her time in some methods and deeply troubled in others. Frankie ended up residing together with his grandparents, bouncing from farm to farm and state to state. He was an all-American child—searching, fishing, chasing ladies, and taking part in soccer—however beneath all of it, there was a burning want for extra, and that extra was music. He finally took a Greyhound sure for Hollywood.”The 62-year-old musician has documented his rock’n’roll excesses beforehand in his 2007 e book, ‘The Heroin Diaries: A 12 months within the Lifetime of a Shattered Rock Star’.However the ‘Women, Women, Women’ hitmaker – who was was pronounced useless after a heroin overdose in 1987 earlier than being resuscitated – needed to share his journey to changing into one of the vital infamous rock stars of all time.
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Nikki commented: “You have heard the tales of extra and debauchery. All of the peaks and the valleys that got here with rock and roll stardom and my life in one of many world’s greatest bands. That is the story that you have not heard. The one which led as much as these tales.“It is the intimate, private story of how an harmless Idaho farm boy with a burning dream and want – for music, for love, and for fame – grew to become the infamous Nikki Sixx. I imagine our first twenty-one years have quite a bit to do with shaping who we grow to be. These are my first twenty-one, and it is my hope that they thrill and encourage you to spend money on your personal, greatest goals.”Writer Mary Ann Naples added: “Whether or not you’re a Mötley Crüe and Nikki Sixx fan or not, should you’re searching for a memoir that transports you again to the ‘70s and early ‘80s, and that – for individuals who lived it – will reacquaint you with the vinyl assortment your mother and father threw out within the ‘90s, then that is your e book.”And the bigger themes of attending to know who you might be and taking management of your id actually resonate now within the still-new 2020s.”Nikki’s tumultuous relationship together with his mom, Deana Richards – who handed away in 2013 – was touched on in Motley Crue’s 2019 biopic ‘The Grime’.