While living in Jerome, Idaho, he was expelled from school for selling drugs, and his grandparents sent him to live with his mother in Seattle.Sixx became interested in music, and his first instrument was a stolen guitar, which he later exchanged for a bass.The wedding was held at Beverly Hills venue Greystone Mansion, and is said to have had a gothic rock-meets-French countryside theme.
At the age of 56, Sixx will use the bulk of 2015 to properly put Mötley Crüe – a band he co-founded in 1981 – to bed.
After a night out at the club Traxx — with Ford’s best friend Toni and keyboardist Aldo Nova also in tow — Ford brought the crew back to her room at the Broadway Plaza Hotel.
Ford and Bon Jovi were making out in one bed and Sambora and Toni on another, as Nova “watched, sipping his red wine, as we tried to fit him in, too.” All the wine got to Bon Jovi, who “began puking in the corner, right on the bedroom carpet.” At that point, Toni felt generous.
She was just six days past her 13th birthday the first time she saw Black Sabbath in concert, and was taken with the godlike figures in shadow on the stage before her, “massive piles of thick, black hair.” “My life flashed before me as I focused on the guitar player, Tony Iommi,” she writes.
“He seemed superhuman, almost godlike.” Ford, who began playing guitar at 10 and writes that she mastered Led Zeppelin’s licks by 13, would learn disgusting truths about this god in time.