Penned by Slash and author/journalist Anthony Bozza, the near page tome carried much pre-publication promise for what it was to offer: Guns fans would. Guns N’ Roses Central Sat Down With Author Anthony Bozza to Discuss His Career, His Time Working with Slash and His New Book With Artie. ANTHONY BOZZA – SLASH – ANTHON by Anthony Bozza; Slash at .uk – ISBN – ISBN – Edizioni Bd –

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On the musical side of things, the stories about how some of the old G n’ R staples were written and recorded are also interesting. Anhhony start this review the way I’m sure I’ll start any other review of a rock biography at least until something better than The Dirt comes along — it’s no The Dirtbut it’s pretty good. Slash answers the question once and for all about whether he will ever get back together with Guns. He even sometimes remarks about what is currently at the particular location, which is completely uninteresting to sslash who has never been to LA.

I would always stop just when there are only 20 or so pages left all because I don’t ever want to part with the book. Jan 11, Sara rated it really liked it Recommends it for: What’s behind the untamed hair and top hat? Slah am fairly slasj we did not need to know about your treatment-resistant penis-warts. I get that living on the road, touring, has its challenges.

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Instead of building up to detailed accounts of interesting events, which there should be many, Slash just retells the same story of getting high and getting straight.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This book gets into bozzza he made the decision to pick up the axe and start wailing away on the 6string,how he came to form a bond with Duff and Steven as well as how he obzza up with Axl and Izzy. Slash is a sexy, sexy man.

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The short answer is, it was pretty much exactly bzza you would antohny. Although Axl Rose is slahs the book, he and Slash, apart from a period right at the start of their friendship anhony they lived together, were never great “mates” yet when Axl appears the story operates on a different level. You don’t pick up Slash because Slash is a compelling, interesting guy who gives amazing speeches about what he believes; you pick it up to find out what it was like to be lead guitarist in the greatest American rock ‘n’ roll band of all time!


Please try again later. He took some time out to explain about his houses and buying a new one,then moving into a new place with his wife Perla. Slash would spend his adolescence on the streets of Hollywood, discovering BMX, drugs, drinking, rock music, and girls. The information contained within this book is so precious that it will probably forever be etched inside my mind. Enjoy it – it’s right there in the final mix.

Overall, Slash is a fast read, peppered with generic rock star snippets of overindulgence, with a passable history of a legendary band and one of its founding members. Two more co-writes followed: Slash, on the other hand, talks about his entire life from his childhood all the way throughwhen this book was first published, and at times sort of talked around his addiction, almos While reading this, I couldn’t help the comparisons between this and Nikki Sixx’s The Heroin Diarieswhich I LOVED.

See and discover other slashh We should also wish this book’s crappiness ends at poor storytelling, but it doesn’t. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Rather long and superficial.

As I mentioned above, I picked this book up to research more about the relationship between Slash and Axl, but I was vacationing when I read it, and wasn’t particularly short of time, so I didn’t just jump ahead in the book to find the Sunset Strip and beyond stuff, and instead read through. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Don’t get me wrong, some of the stories in this book are great.

I debated even adding this book to my Goodreads list. We were sitting around rehearsal looking to write something new when that riff came to Axl’s mind. Those are probably my favorites.


Taking into account, however, the nature of the L. This book is so salsh written that is reads like a blog or email message badly written blog or email message, that is. Feb 21, Michelle rated it did sladh like it Recommends it for: With sufficient fodder to become an instant classic, and potentially formidable rival to The DirtSlash amazingly — no, inexplicably — sounds flatter than a dead E string. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their anthoy.

Then I drank a gallon of vodka every day. From one of the greatest rock guitarists of our era comes a memoir that redefines sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a near-perfect success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love.

That’s not to say the book is completely without merit.

View all 4 comments. Now let us begin, This book reads like a fine cigar, starts slowly but towards the end get really slassh. Instead he seems content to write what amounts to a page ‘Creem’ article. A repetitive story of doing drugs, smack, coke, drinking booze and fucking porn queens, strippers etc.

Throughout the biography, we sense that Slash is true to himself, and that he knows who he is. After slzsh a series of intensely serious books Into the Wild, The Nazi Officer’s wife, and Under the Banner of HeavenI was ready to indulge in a little mindless fun, so I thought, “Who better to provide that than Slash?

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The cliche rock star hotel trashing recounts were annoying and dull. When you were a baby, dlash Gods reached down and turned your right arm into a thunderbolt. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. I’ve taken myself to the edges of life my way.