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The Rockstar Ramblings: The Motley Wire plus more

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Axl Rose (Guns N Roses) during his recent tour fired his entire road crew for allowing him to nap during the time he was suppose to go on stage. The tricky part to this is that Rose has strict instructions to not wake him under ANY circumstances. The crew was eventually rehired, but led to this job wanted advertisement...WANTED: Person with telepathic powers and an acute sense of time; need to be able to communicate to another person through their dreams without knowing they are being awakened; NOTE: supervisor unstable…

Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue) is planning to release another autobiographical book titled This Is Gonna Hurt. Judging from the title this will be another diary type collection of Nikki’s life, or the story of that time Sixx and Tommy Lee were drunk, alone, and Tommy told Nikki that if he holds still that this is only gonna hurt a little bit…

Police reports are saying Vince Neil (Motley Crue) was three times the legal limit when pulled over for drunk driving last month in Las Vegas. High enough to put Vince in jail, but for a guy that owns two bars, a tattoo parlor, and very own line of tequila I’m guessing the “Hey, at least I didn’t try to fly one of my chartered planes” defense will somehow allow him to walk free…

Like father, like son: Tommy Lee’s (Motley Crue) fourteen year old son, Brandon, had his birthday shut down by the cops due to loud noise. Tommy sounded impressed by his son’s accomplishment, but then dropped a bomb when he announced that he is 90 days sober and that things are a lot clearer now. Let’s leave Lee alone for now; if things are beginning to clear up in his head I’m guessing there are more than a couple phone calls he needs to make…

Answer: Permanent Vacation. Question: What is the punch line consistently used by the media to describe the future relationship of Joe Perry (Aerosmith) and Steven Tyler (American Idol)?...

There was a recent Jani Lane (ex-Warrant) sighting on the Sunset Strip performing with Kix, later this month; Lane is also expected to be fronting the band, Great White. At this rate Jani will be reunited with his old band Warrant in two to three weeks, not because they are ready to forgive, but because it will be their turn…

The latest rocker to join the autobiography circuit is Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots, ex-Velvet Revolver). His autobiography I’m Not Dead and Not For Sale is scheduled for next March. I think it goes without saying that the main topic will be his drug use and how this affected his career. Let’s hope we also get Scott’s side on the night his wife burned all of his clothes. What led to that type of anger? Was it drugs? Jealousy over his wardrobe? Fantasy football draft night? We need to know the answer to that mysterious night…

Joe Elliot (Def Leppard) is creating his own beer named Down ‘N’ Outs to be produced and distributed in the U.K. Love this idea and can already picture the commercial. In a dark pub a man sits at the end of the bar. As the camera moves in we see that the man is wearing a bandana. The man is Jani Lane. The bartender comes over and shares a look with Lane and then finally says, “What you need is a Down ‘N’ Out, Cheers!” Lane drinks down the pint and then goes to the corner of the pub where there is a microphone. A voiceover repeats the name of the beer as Cherry Pie is being sung in the background…

“People are going to appreciate Chinese Democracy” Says Bumblefoot (Guns N Roses). In related news, Axl Rose has decided to keep Bumblefoot in the band….In more related news, Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) continues to support Axl and Guns; Bach has been asked to tour in Spain with the band…

Don’t hold your breath, but David Lee Roth (Van Halen) confirmed that you will hear Van Halen in seven to eight months. Should be mentioned that he was with his dog at a Scottish Gathering and Games dog show; no word on if his dog placed. Rumors aside, Roth was photographed with a dark goatee which tells me that we might see the same comeback transformation that we saw when WWF wrestler, Hulk Hogan turned into Hollywood Hogan, going to the dark side…

Vince Neil doesn’t hold back in his new book Tattoos and Tequila, first (as reported in the New York Post) calling Sharon Osbourne the most evil and shittiest person alive, believing she would have a person killed if it gave her an advantage. More interesting is Neil deciding to publicly call out fellow band mate Nikki Sixx saying that Sixxi needs to be the messiah, makes stupid decisions, and is a fucking idiot. He goes on to say that only for fame did Nikki marry Donna D’Errico and then date Kat Von D. Strong words against a current co-worker. What’s the tension like at OzFest during rehearsal? Vince comes out, “Hey Nikki, want to practice Wild Side?” Nikki just stares back at him, probably says “Fuck You” after five minutes…

From the rock stars are just like us file: Nikki Sixx has a broken heart. During an interview with TMZ Nikki confessed that Kat Von D told him just months ago that he was the love of her life and now (just two months later) she’s with the dude that was married to Sandra Bullock and decided to nail porn stars. Okay, now I’m confused, which one is the rock star?...

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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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Loved the David Lee Roth part.

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