Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Ace Frehley debuts on New York Times Best Sellers List


Ace Frehley is in the New York groove.

The original KISS guitarist’s new book, "No Regrets: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir," has just debuted at #10 on the New York Times "Hardcover Nonfiction" best sellers list – check it out here.

The book was published November 1, and Ace has been doing book-signing events around the country – and lots of media interviews – to help promote it.

Ace was recently on NBC’s Today Show to talk with host Matt Lauer about the project; part of their conversation centered around Ace’s past drug use, including cocaine, for which he had a code name.

“We called it Betty White,” said Frehley. “If I was going to a party, I’d call up my buddy and say ‘Is Betty going to be there?’ And if he said 'she said yes,' then we’d know it would be there.”

Co-written by New York Times journalist Joe Layden, the book is billed as “a funny, truthful, candid memoir about a hard-drinking, drug-addicted, music-loving guitar player who lived life as a rock star and survived to tell the tale.”

Check out a free preview of Chapter 1 here.

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