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The Rockstar Ramblings: Bon Jovi Roulette

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In an interview this week Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) leaked out that the band will play the album "Slippery When Wet" in its entirety during their next tour. He then went on to say that when they don’t play this album they will play "Lost Highway" or "The Circle" from start to finish. For those holding tickets to a Bon Jovi show, this is referred to as Bon Jovi Roulette…

Lita Ford’s eight year-old son just won his first fight by TKO. How strange it must be to be the other fighter and see Lita Ford in the front row. Not sure if Lita sitting front row, that her EIGHT year-old is fighting, or the fact that I keep picturing Charlie Sheen next to Lita in the front row more disturbing…

In a statement released by Axl Rose (Guns N Roses) after a successful Canadian tour, he thanks the fans and also says, “Oh n’ the band 4 buyin me 10 acres on the moon.” Ladies and gentlemen we may not be far from GNR being the first band on the moon as well as the first band to start late on the moon. Does the moon have a curfew?...

To celebrate his 49th birthday, Vince Neil (Motley Crue) threw a party at his Las Vegas bar, Feelgoods Rock N’ Roll bar, where his son presented him with a “feelgood” themed cake. I appreciate the vagueness, realizing that a “feelgood” themed cake could mean a million things, all good…

Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns) on Phil Lewis and Steve Riley (the other L.A. Guns): “Those guys are a couple of dirty motherfuckers. I hired them for my band — if you get hired as a manager at McDonald's, you don't take over the McDonald's." Actually I think anyone that has managed a McDonald’s has A) dreamed of taking it over and B) dreamed of walking in with a shotgun. In summary, the L.A. Guns reunion has been delayed…

In a recent interview, Nikki Sixx discussed his neighborhood in Hollywood: “Me and Ozzy are neighbors. My world is a disaster because I was walking down the street and I jumped the fence at my kids' school and Alex Van Halen screams at me, "There's no trespassing!" And I start laughing because I've been busted by the drummer of VAN HALEN. Then I walk around the corner, and I run into Slash, who's on his way to Ozzy's house.” I don’t know exactly where this is in the hills of Hollywood, but I am seriously looking into investing in a tattoo parlor nearby…

The Scorpions have released the track listing for their new album. Interesting, that four of the tracks contain the word “Rock” in the title (Raised On Rock, Rock Zone, Let’s Rock, and Spirit of Rock). Not to be outdone, KISS will title their next album ROCK N’ ROLL FOREVER. Preliminary track listing includes: The Right to Rock, Rock You, Shoot and Rock, Rock N’ Roll is Dead, Rock N’ Roll Lives, Rock Chick, Hell is Hot and So Is Rock N’ Roll, and Rock Star Murder…

Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns N Roses) in an interview last week referred to Chinese Democracy as the GNR “White Album.” Fast forward two weeks from now: “Thal, guitarist for the band Guns N’ Roses has checked into a rehab facility. The facility is located in the Hollywood hills, near the residences of Slash, Ozzy, and Nikki Sixx, next to a new tattoo parlor owned by MetalUnderground.com columnist David S. Grant…”

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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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