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The Rockstar Ramblings: Restored and Remastered

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Forgetting about his recent trouble with the law, Vince Neil (Motley Crue) joined Steel Panther on stage at the Ovation Showroom in Green Valley Ranch, Las Vegas to sing Crue staples “Live Wire” and “Kick Start My Heart”. I’m not exactly sure where Green Valley Ranch is but I suspect the Ovation room is just down the hall from the Encore Center and Bravo-Bravo Hall…

Jizzy Pearl (Adler’s Appetite) is releasing his third collection of fiction titled, Unhappy Endings, tales of drugs and the dark side of rock and roll. I personally can’t wait to read and count the number of fictional characters named Steven…

In the Netherlands, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd had his cannabis connection removed by a court on the grounds it would have interfered with his globe trotting rock star exploits. His total cost (in US dollars ) was $190 plus $101 in court fees. Last week I got a parking ticket for $120. The Netherlands are clearly a very cool place to live. I haven’t seen punishment this lenient since Night Court’s Judge Harold T. Stone ruled “$50 and times served” to each hooker that appeared before him...

A brief summary of Vince Neil’s latest troubles with the law: Neil’s ex-girlfriend Alicia Jacobs presses charges. Vince denies the charges. Jacobs shows up on TMZ with a bruise on her face. Neil says he is going to press charges against HER. The court charges Neil with misdemeanor battery. My head explodes…

Five years ago you hear the following statements: Bret Michaels (Poison) is receiving legal advice from Donald Trump AND Sammy Hagar (Chickenfoot, ex-Van Halen) claims in his autobiography he was abducted by aliens. I have to say that as crazy as each statement sounds I still look at the previous sentence and ask the question: Sammy Hagar is in a band named Chickenfoot?...

Geffen Records, looking to capitalize on Steven Tyler’s American Idol fame is releasing another Aerosmith compilation. This one is titled Tough Love: Best of The Ballads. Should Tyler stay on for next season what’s left for Geffen? (Love in an) Elevator Music: The Best of July 1989?...

Fact of the week: Whitesnake’s new album, “Forevermore”, is outselling Britney Spears new album in the UK….

Tommy Lee (Motley Crue, Methods of Mayhem) is creating a new television show titled “Culture Shock with Tommy Lee”. The idea is an investigative travel show, coming to the Syfy channel, taking on different myths, and wonders of the world. Rumor has it the first mystery is the reasoning behind the asinine naming of GLAM-A-GEDDON 25 for the upcoming Motley-Poison tour…

This week’s edition of “What your CD purchases say about you”:

If you plan to purchase all three of Warrant’s newly restored and re-mastered first three albums you are saying you have enormous tits, enjoy enormous tits, and/or are just obsessed with enormous tits…

If you plan to purchase the newly restored and re-mastered Ozzy Osbourne “Blizzard of Ozz” and/or “Diary of a Madman” album you are saying you are a fan of Randy Rhoads, have a prescription for medicinal marijuana, and may have been involved in multiple fist fights (recently)…

If you plan to purchase the new Alice Cooper box set: Old School: 1964-1974 you are saying that you enjoy and appreciate the history of rock, enjoy golf, and you also have a prescription for medicinal marijuana…

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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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Green Valley Ranch is a big casino off the 215 beltway, roughly 3 miles southeast of McCarran airport.

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