Tattoos & Tequila
To Hell and Back with One of Rock's Most Notorious Frontmen
Vince Neil & Mike Sager
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"So where do we start? I remember when we did The Dirt, the Mötley Crüe 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..."
From Publishers Weekly
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I don't have the attention span to even read most books but this is a great one and holds my mild case of add in check. Love it from the moment I started reading it and can't put it down!
I'm a big Motley Crue fan but if you have read The Dirt you basically have read this book with a few new stories. I expected more.
Tattoos & Tequila
Decent read, "Whorts" & all. Vince Neil has had an Epic but scary ride. Will bring some clarity to the wannabes & shock the neverbeens! I will say Vince Neil is honest, if hypocritical, yet quite evidently sincere. Kudos Vince! It had to be told...