By Pete Way,Paul Rees
'An interesting romp that also is informative . . . A completely soaking up autobiography, valuable of the topic' Classic Rock
'They name me a madman yet in comparison to Pete manner, i am out of my league.' - Ozzy Osbourne
There are rock memoirs after which there's this one. A quick trip Out of the following tells a narrative that's so surprising, so outrageous, so filled with extra and resulting in such uproar and tragic results as to be virtually past examine. placed easily, by way of jaw-dropping incident, self-destruction and all-round craziness, Pete Way's rock'n'roll lifestyles makes even Keith Richards's seem regimen and Ozzy Osbourne look definitely mild-mannered compared. now not for not anything did Nikki Sixx, bassist with los angeles shock-rockers Motley Crue and who 'died' for 8 mins following a heroin overdose in 1988, think of that he was once a disciple of and apprenticed to Way.
During a forty-year occupation as founding member and bassist of the commemorated British tough rock band flying saucers, and which has additionally integrated a stint in his hell-raising blood brother Ozzy's band, Pete approach has either scaled giddy heights and plunged to unfathomable lows. A heroin addict for greater than ten years, he blew hundreds of thousands on medicines and booze and left in the back of him a path of chaos and carnage. The human price of this runs to 6 marriages, 4 divorces, a couple of estranged daughters and useless ex-wives. Latterly, method has fought melanoma, yet has survived all of it and is now able to inform his striking story.
By turns hilarious, heart-rending, mordant, scabrous, self-lacerating, brutally sincere and fully compulsive, A speedy journey Out of the following will be a monument to rock'n'roll debauchery on an epic, exceptional scale and in addition to 1 man's sheer indestructability.
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