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Aug 21, 2017

The Heroin Diaries 10th Anniversary


Wow! Can you believe it's been 10 years already since the release of The Heroin Diaries?  If you check out PledgeMusic, you can pre-order a copy of the album, anniversary shirt, signed book, the graphic novel that was announced at Comicon, and more!

By the way, there is also an option to get signed copies of the CD plus a special Access Pass that gives you a digital download and access to Sixx:AM update. This sounds exciting!

Have you heard the 2017 version of "Life is Beautiful"?  It's amazing...but don't take my word for it. Listen to it yourself here:

Aug 9, 2017

Extreme Metal Meltdown Live


So I just recently got my copy of Extreme Metal Meltdown Live! and it was amazing! This is perhaps one of the best live albums ever produced. I got to see and hear Extreme perform all their songs from their multi-platinum album "Pornograffitti" - bringing back memories from when I watched them perform these same songs live at the Blaisdell Arena in Hawaii back in 1991. Get your copy of this awesome album here - https://goo.gl/jqeWSw

By the way, here's me back in 1991 - yes, that night I went to see Extreme play live at the Blaisdell Arena. Man, I sure was skinny then!

Jul 19, 2017

The Heroin Diaries Graphic Novel


Yes, you heard it right. Nikki Sixx's The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star novel which was originally published in September 2007 is going to be published as a graphic novel.  Nikki Sixx made this announcement today. The book was already a New York Times best-seller.

The graphic novel has become an increasingly popular reading format, combining a lot of visual imagery much like comic books (but not always printed in color) with reading text. Nikki Sixx has partnered with the iconic HEAVY METAL magazine to create this graphic novel adaptation of Nikki's very personal autobiography.

There's already a soundtrack for the book - remember the popular album The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack released by his band, Sixx:AM? (That was an awesome soundtrack, by the way! I think everyone who has ever listened to that album can agree that the single hit "Life is Beautiful" is just one of the most inspirational rock songs ever recorded.)

Anyway, we will get to see a preview of the graphic novel at this year's San Diego Comic Con, booth #1529. Here are a few images that Nikki Sixx shared on Facebook:


This version will take on Nikki's life and death (and back to life) story from a different perspective.  I may not be a huge fan of the graphic novel format, but I appreciate all forms of art and this looks like it's going to be quite interesting. We'll have to wait and see...