Recounting his life story and the history of the band itself, the author writes of the overdose death of his soul mate and band mate, Hillel Slovak, and his own ongoing struggle with an addiction to drugs. He reveals a story of dedication and debauchery, of intrigue and integrity, of recklessness and redemption.
The lead singer and songwriter for the Red Hot Chili Peppers presents a searing, candid memoir that captures the bright and dark moments of his life and career, including his descent into drug addiction, and their influence on his musical evolution. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.