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& # 39; I drank like someone trying to die & # 39 ;: on Tuesday the experienced Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes (photo), 61, spoke frankly about his drinking moods

& # 39; I drank like someone trying to die & # 39 ;: Jimmy Barnes, 61, speaks frankly about his self-destructing drinking bears

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Veteran Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes is known for his hard rocking, hard parties.

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However, the Working Class Man singer has revealed the emotional and spiritual darkness behind his bizarre love affair with alcohol.

Speak with the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday, Jimmy, 61, said he unknowingly tried to kill himself with alcohol and drugs.

& # 39; I drank like someone trying to die & # 39 ;: on Tuesday the experienced Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes (photo), 61, spoke frankly about his drinking moods

& # 39; I drank like someone trying to die & # 39 ;: on Tuesday the experienced Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes (photo), 61, spoke frankly about his drinking moods

& # 39; When I started drinking and taking drugs, I didn't drink to have fun, I drank to stop feeling. I took drugs to stop feeling. I drank like someone trying to die, & Jimmy said.

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The frontman of the Cold Chisel was forced to cope with his suicidal tendencies in 2011 when he woke up in a hotel room to find a loop hanging in the closet.

In 2017, Jimmy revealed in the prologue of his Working Class Boy memoirs that he committed suicide in his hotel room in Auckland in 2012.

With the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday, Jimmy (61) said he was trying to kill himself with alcohol: & When I started drinking and taking drugs, I didn't drink to have fun, I drank to stop feeling . I took drugs to stop feeling. I drank like someone trying to die & # 39;

With the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday, Jimmy (61) said he was trying to kill himself with alcohol: & When I started drinking and taking drugs, I didn't drink to have fun, I drank to stop feeling . I took drugs to stop feeling. I drank like someone trying to die & # 39;

With the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday, Jimmy (61) said he was trying to kill himself with alcohol: & When I started drinking and taking drugs, I didn't drink to have fun, I drank to stop feeling . I took drugs to stop feeling. I drank like someone trying to die & # 39;

Jimmy wrote that he woke up in his large hotel suite – where he stayed with his wife Jane – not remembering that he was trying to take his own life.

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Jimmy said he tried to commit suicide after drinking his hotel minibar dry.

& # 39; Tied to the clothes bar is the jacket cord, exactly where I should have left it & JJ # 39; Jimmy wrote in the book.

Dark days: the singer (photo) was confronted with his suicidal tendencies in 2011 when he woke up in a hotel room to find a loop hanging in the closet. He revealed in the prologue to his Working Class Boy memoirs that he committed suicide in his hotel room in Auckland in 2012

Dark days: the singer (photo) was confronted with his suicidal tendencies in 2011 when he woke up in a hotel room to find a loop hanging in the closet. He revealed in the prologue to his Working Class Boy memoirs that he committed suicide in his hotel room in Auckland in 2012

Dark days: the singer (photo) was confronted with his suicidal tendencies in 2011 when he woke up in a hotel room to find a loop hanging in the closet. He revealed in the prologue to his Working Class Boy memoirs that he committed suicide in his hotel room in Auckland in 2012

& # 39; The rail, the cord and I with the cord around my neck waiting to die. But I didn't. It is not that easy to die, apparently, & he wrote.

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In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the former Cold Chisel star told his wife Jane about the incident that changed his life forever.

He and Jane have been married since 1981.

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His rock: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the former Cold Chisel star told his wife Jane (photo) about the incident causing him to shift his life forever

His rock: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the former Cold Chisel star told his wife Jane (photo) about the incident causing him to shift his life forever

His rock: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the former Cold Chisel star told his wife Jane (photo) about the incident causing him to shift his life forever

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