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The Rockstar Ramblings: Too Tired to Row?

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Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue) will be co-hosting (with Kerri Kasem ) “The Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx”, a radio show that will play rock music and promises a look inside the life of a rock star. No word yet on how “Tattoo Corner, a Look at Nikki’s tats” will play out on the radio…Ramon Sampson beat out Tommy Lee (Motley Crue), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and John Tempestra (The Cult) in the Guitar Center DRUM OFF in L.A. this past week, answering the age old question: What do drummers do in the winter months when not on tour?...

In a recent interview Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) went off on the music industry, explaining how he had to use his own label, Get Off My Back, due to lack of interest from record companies. Bach also specifically points out how Steel Panther got signed, but he didn’t, referring to them as a comedy act. Speaking of comedy, did anyone else know Sebastian’s label is named Get Off My Bach. Now that my friends is straight up, knee slap comedy…

This week’s “I didn’t need to hear that” segment comes from Ozzy Osbourne who in a recent interview discussed his busy schedule and time (or lack of) spent with Sharon: “We hardly row anymore because we’re too knackered”. Row? That’s good stuff...EDIT: Wew! Thank God this term means to argue and not what I thought. I will finally get some sleep tonight...

From the grunge corner we find ex-Alice In Chains bassist, Mike Starr, starring in VH1’s Celebrity Rehab where he ties his drug use to being fired by the band. He goes on to proclaim that he was the greatest rock bassist in the world. Bringing us to our “Just say no” lesson of the day: Drugs make you feel like the greatest person in the world. Just say NO!...Soundgarden is back together and it’s not for money...Pearl Jam has released a new iPhone app for their diehard Ten Club members. With this app they are able to protest large retail chains AND shop at Target at the same time…CORRECTION: Soundgarden is back together for money…

Bret Michaels (Poison) will be starring in The Celebrity Apprentice this spring. Other “celebs” include Darryl Strawberry, track star Michael Johnson, and Cyndi Lauper. Let’s hope that if Michaels decides to “row” anyone, it will not be one of his co-stars… (hmmm, not as funny now that I know the meaning of this word, oh well Bret Michaels doing anything = comedy)...

Vince Neil has just opened up an airline charter service, Vince Neil Aviation, based in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to no baggage fees, guest will receive complimentary tattoos, tequila, and visors (like the ones worn by Vince in the nineties). Note: Hawaiian shirts (like the ones worn by Vince in the nineties) not included…

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David S. Grant (aka Rockstar_Scribbler) is the author of several books including Rock Stars, Happy Hour, and Corporate Porn. For more information please go to www.rockstarbooks.net or www.davidsgrant.com. You can also follow David on Twitter @david_S_grant.

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Row is a British term for having an arguement Dave. It's pronounced rOW.

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2. Fuzzypig writes:

Only reason I would want to look at Nikki Sixx, would be to make sure the annoying f**ker was actually dead!

What did MC actually do, to get all that cash and fame? They really are the Paris Hilton of the metal world. "All mouth and no trousers!", as my Gran used to say.

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3. LordAssenfroth writes:

god i love these articles.

# Jan 15, 2010 @ 9:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Hammerheart writes:

Oz: Thanks for clarifying that. It left me a bit confused.

# Jan 15, 2010 @ 11:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

No worries mate. It seemed to be like Dave thought it meant shagging or something.

Now playing: The Exploited - Beat The Bastards

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6. deathbringer writes:

Row? When are the Brits gonna learn to speak English?

^ (obvious troll is obvious)

# Jan 15, 2010 @ 1:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

Oz: rOW!!! lolz.

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