Bob And The Monster
Bob And The Monster - Trailer
Director Keirda BahruthYear 2013Genre(s) Documentaries
Bob Forrest was at the height of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll era of the eighties as he toured the States with his punk rock band Thelonious Monster, taking in every narcotic that became available to him. He took so many drugs and consumed so much alcohol that he became a shadow of his former self, unable to stay stood up on stage, regularly falling unconscious and frequently causing a scene wherever he happened to venture. He went to more than 20 rehabilitation clinics over 9 years to try and get clean while struggling to be around for his son Elijah, until he managed to pull through and turn his life around forever. He is now one of the most sought after and influential drug counsellors in America who has help the likes of so many big musicians transform their lives including Hole's Courtney Love and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis.
'Bob And The Monster' is the heartening story of survival and battling your biggest demons. It features interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers members John Frusciante, Flea and Anthony Kiedis; Fishbone's Angelo Moore; Brett Gurewitz from Bad Religion; Courtney Love; and Eric Avery from Jane's Addiction. It has been directed by Keirda Bahruth ('Radical Parenting') and will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 1st 2013.
Starring: David Adelson, Steven Adler, Eric Avery, Iris Berry, Chris Carey, Anne D'Agnillo, Dix Denney, Flea, Bob Forrest, Elijah Forrest, Frenchie, John Frusciante, Brett Gurewitz, Gibby Haynes, Anthony Kiedis, Courtney Love, Scott Weiland, Drew Pinsky
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