Scar Tissue has ratings and reviews. provocative figures Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis’s searingly honest memoir of a More lists with this book. SCAR TISSUE. Anthony Kiedis, Author, Larry Ratso Sloman, With with Larry Sloman. Hyperion $ (p) ISBN In SCAR TISSUE Anthony Kiedis, charismatic and highly articulate frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, recounts his remarkable life story.

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Though slightly harrowing in places, it’s more often a fun read.

Seriously, Caligula would blush. Return to Book Page. Red Hot Chili Peppers fans, fan’s of memoirs, people who are intersted in rock and roll lifestyles.

So, it doesn’t matter how cool, high or sexy you think you are, you will never reach the level of Anthony Kiedis, in a bad meaning tissu. The writing isn’t very difficult to follow, as this book reads like someone telling you their life story.

And we’re not talking just about the music, but his life. I recommend you stop being such a self-absorbed narcissist.


View all 47 comments. In it was reported that Kiedis was developing a television series for HBO titled Spider and Bok which would be loosely based on Anthony’s autobiography Scar Tissue.

View all 5 comments. Here is a quote to show you what reading this is like: The Dali insists that a picture be taken with them both on Tony’s camera. The book includes a photo of him getting high for the first time at age eleven, the photo and the drugs supplied by athony. This article needs additional citations for verification.


Rodriguez’s story speaks to every woman, mother, sister, wife – to anyone who has ever questioned their relationships, their place in the world and the choices that they’ve made. Jun 07, Joe rated it it was amazing.

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Scar Tissue

I do think that parts of the near endless sex could have been removed – not in the interests of toning it down, at all, but merely because they served no purpose to telling his story. Reason behind this incident.

And thanks for the insights into the 3 lifestyles of yours sex, drugs, rock n roll I knew very little about. Over twenty years la Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller by one of rock’s most provocative nook Scar Tissue is Anthony Kiedis’s searingly honest memoir of a life spent in the fast lane.

I did know that both she and my 24 year old son love Red Hot Chili Peppers and I knew you were in it. It is painful to read of the levels he would sink to, the efforts made to get clean, rehab facilities he would escape from, and his inevitable descent into addiction again. Still, the funny thing is that what I liked the most is that the book made me tizsue to the music with new ears, so to speak.

However, he would never look at a woman twice because according to him, he prefers 16 year old jail bate.

Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

Why Frusciante left the band.? And honestly, I doubt they would have been this big if it wasn’t for keidis. Using the stage name Cole Dammett adapted from his father’s stage name, Blackie Dammetthe landed a number of small roles anthonu television and film as a teenager in the late s.


Raised in Michigan, Kiedis went on to study at UCLA, but dropped out after losing interest, partially due to his abuse of hard drugs. But let’s start from the beginning At the moment of his friend Hillel’s death, boo, writes of experience a spiritual attack by the same “dark spirits” that drove his friend to the grave. Later on, he reveals that he was not actually clean, as he claimed at the time, during the late-nineties Californication era of the band’s existence.

Over twenty years later, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, against all odds, have become one of ikedis most successful bands in the world.

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While I’m sure he’s become a much stronger person over the past couple decades, I of course worry about the man relapsing. I believe this is the first bio that I had could not bring myself to reading the last chapter btw, I really wanted to like him what an arrogant, bullshitting asshole this jerk is.

Reflecting with gratitude on the exquisite beauty of the intimacy they shared, grappling with the resulting antuony, and finding solace in caring for her two teenage sons, Alexander channels her poetic sensibilities into rich, lucid prose that universalizes a very personal quest for meaning and acceptance in bolk wake of loss.