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NOFX Audiobook

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories

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Publisher's Summary

Available as an audiobook for the first time, read by band members "Fat Mike" Burkett, Eric Melvin, Erik "Smelly" Sandin, and Aaron "El Hefe" Abeyta along with special guest narrator musician and comedian Tommy Chong. In addition, the audiobook features exclusive, previously unreleased tracks, "Bouncy" (a NOFX instrumental), "La Pieta" (Fat Mike piano & vocal song about his mother), and "Young Drunk & Stupid" (live NOFX song from an Idaho basement gig in 1986)

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell-all autobiography from one of the world's most influential and controversial punk bands. Fans and non-fans alike will be shocked by the stories of murder, suicide, addiction, counterfeiting, riots, bondage, terminal illness, the Yakuza, and drinking pee. Told from the perspective of each of the band's members, this audiobook looks back at more than 30 years of comedy, tragedy, and completely inexplicable success.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2016 NOFX & Jeff Alulis (P)2016 Hachette Audio

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    St1kman 16/05/2017
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    "Excellent"

    With only limited knowledge of the band, I was unsure about how interesting this book would be to me, its awesome and couldn't stop listening. It's funny it's sad it's sick it's horrible it's f^~king wicked.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Seymour Delaley UK 23/11/2016
    Seymour Delaley UK 23/11/2016

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    "Incredible"

    Having been a huge fan of NOFX for many years, I was extremely excited to hear they were releasing an autobiographical style book.
    It does not disappoint. it's so BRUTALLY honest and real, an unflinching account to all the ups and downs of this group of misfits. Listened to it in its entirety in 2 days and I am going for round 2!
    Will shock you, move you and make you laugh. Highly recommended wether you're a fan or not!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 08/08/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Too honest ! Amazing"

    The most raw and honest book I've ever read / listened too. A must for all NOFX fans and fans of rock and roll story's . Refreshingly honest and doesn't hold anything back. Tales of sex , drugs and loss ..... sad it had to end

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    19/07/2017
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    "epic in both it's darkness and hilarity"

    epic in both it's darkness and hilarity. You know it will be worth it in dont need to tell you

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    daningleby 30/05/2017
    daningleby 30/05/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Fuckin awesome"

    Listening to the audiobook definitely adds another level to the stories. A must listen for any NOFX fan.

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    H 06/05/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Just Wonderful"

    Loved every single word. Wish I it was longer. Im so sad Ive finished it

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    John P. 27/04/2017
    John P. 27/04/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "no holds barred look at some crazy s##t"

    fantastic book which doesnt hold back. overall though they all seem like very 'nice guys'

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    PEEVEE 07/04/2017
    PEEVEE 07/04/2017
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    "You don't have to know the band to love this book."

    Incredible stories, brilliantly told. Funny, moving and sickening in turns but non-stop entertaining.
    Highly recommended.

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    Mr 02/02/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "You want the truth, you can't handle the truth..."

    Very Funny, dark, gripping, sad, extreme but brutally and relentlessly honest.

    Challenging people's perceptions? That's so punk.

    A great listen

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    Jack 27/01/2017
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    "Get this audiobook"

    Everyone. Get it. It is definitely worth it so stop reading reviews and just get it.

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  • CHRISTOPHER W WATTS
    11/11/16
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    "Liked it up to family death and butt plugs."

    Lost me at butt plugs. Like I can hang for a bit, but it felt like the last 10% of the book was less about NOFX, and more about Mike's sexual lifestyle. Great book up until that point.

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  • Riffy86
    21/12/16
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    "Loved these stories"

    Since the band (and a couple of friends) read the their own book, it was really engaging when they would tell the stories of the small happenings a events, that lead to NOFX as we know them. Being a fan of the band, this was a treat for me. But, if anything, the tales are fun, scary and put things into perspective with early punk culture. The guys putting out this book had to take courage and some long lost emotional stress. Several parts of this book I feel will stick with me for some time. Just because a few topics hit pretty close to home. A great book for anyone. ...maybe anyone.

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  • Jonas
    10/10/16
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    "*%#!"

    Deep, sad, funny, inspirational, scary, educational, insightful, disgusting, and one of the most addictive books I've listened to yet. If you are a fan of NOFX it is deeply satisfying to hear where they came from and what they've been through. Extremely well written and well spoken. Thanks for sharing guys! Love you! Glad you are all still alive and doing well.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Patrick M Fitzgibbons
    16/10/16
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    "This book is down for the cause homes!!"

    Absolutely loved it!! It's like Eric Melvin touched my souls, Smelly Almost brought me to tears, El Jefe made think about my own Mexican family growing up and fat Mike mad me laugh and think about my own vices. Jello and Tommy were great and sincere in there readings. I Fucking love this book and it makes me appreciate NOFX even more. Thank you for both guys, you all did great reading your parts!!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Fox
    14/10/16
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    "beautiful."

    beautiful book. I never did understand that there were people, much less famous people I looked up to who felt similar to me.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Mika Sorvari
    15/08/17
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    "At times dumb, at times touching, always real"

    With a title like this, you know the contents of this book are going to be pretty interesting.

    The Hepatitis Bathtub could be just a collection of dumb road-stories, but it transcends in covering decades of the bandmembers' lives, following their transformation from crazy kids to parents, business owners and semi-mature human beings who are interested in much more than the next lay or the next fix.

    Narrated by the guys themselves (and by special guests Biafra and Chong), The Bathtub is a very real read/listen. This is a tell-all book in the truest sense of the word, with many of the stories really being confessions, the guys revealing things that not even their bandmates knew about before now.

    You get to hear the lowest of the low points and the highest of the high points. Sex stories, love stories, and some really dark stories. Punk is not a glamorous enterprise.

    The only weakness of the book is that some of the events are covered by all of the guys one after the other, and at times they have pretty much the same perspective on what happened, so the end result is repetition. More editorial discipline should have been exercised there.

    I have to say though, that The Bathtub is probably the best band-biography I've read or listened to, and I wager there's a few life lessons in there for all of us among the entertaining craziness.

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  • Sean
    14/08/17
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    "sheer awesome"

    absolutely love all the behind the scenes insight,I would recommend this to all punk fans!!

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  • Jasn
    17/07/17
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    "Says heading optional, but then says required. !!"

    Disturbing, funny with some sad moments. I couldn't stop listening. And because you are requiring 15 words, here you go.

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  • Rosella Palarca
    10/07/17
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    "A life changing experience!"

    I've been a nofx fan since the late 80's. I've been to countless shows over the years and even drank with fat Mike before a show in Vegas, in the huntridge parking lot! But after listening to this book, I realized that these weren't just anecdotes about life in the road or having a fucked up childhood. These were life lessons on communication, recovery, discovery and overcoming adversity. I found myself relating to much of what I heard coming from these guys. I laughed, I cried, I even laughed and cried while achieving an erection. 10 out of 10. Although the members of nofx have no idea who I am, it felt like listening to friends telling old stories. Thanks guys, for being honest and pulling out some old skeletons for us to see and hear. Truly SN amazing experience. Now.. I need to go back and listen again!

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  • Mark D. Henson
    Boise, ID USA
    01/07/17
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    "Sick and twisted but very enjoyable"

    NOFX is one of the early punk bands I never got into and they lack the musical skills to inspire, but I have to say their history is colorful and I have a new perspective and now I will revisit their music and listen with a different mindset.

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