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The Rockstar Ramblings: Back in Rehab

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Back from rehab and ready to go…

Motley Crue lead singer, Vince Neil, is set to receive an entertainment lifetime achievement award in Las Vegas. Rumor has it that there will be a special guest presenting the award to Neil. Given it is Las Vegas, fingers crossed that we may be very close to seeing Carrot Top’s defining moment in show business…

Phil Varone (ex-Skid Row) was part of the cast of Celebrity Rehab, checking in to fight sex addiction. Phil Varone has just recently released his latest adult movie: “Secret Sex Stash”. Addicts 1 Dr. Drew 0…

With new music on the way, Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row) is working on videos for the album titled Kicking and Screaming. Recently he has been spotted running shirtless through the Hollywood hills. Maybe simple videos of a shirtless Sebastian running around Big Ben, The Eiffel Tower, Times Square, etc… would drum up interest. Recruit the Naked Cowboy and girl who played the bumble bee for Blind Melon to run alongside and create a public relations freak show…

Steven Adler (Adler’s Appetite) rejoins the cast of Celebrity Rehab. This is Steven’s third stint (Celebrity Rehab, Sober House), the previous ending with Steven being arrested for sneaking in heroin. Addicts 2 Dr. Drew 0. This season does show promise for more Adler drama, pairing the drummer with “father of the year”, Michael Lohan, so stay tuned…

A few tidbits from Steven Tyler’s new autobiography reveals that he once tried gay sex and also lost his virginity at age seven. The obvious questions that come to my mind are: 1. Did both happen at the same time? 2. If so, was the interaction related to swing set “under ducks”?...

A new low for Gene Simmons (Kiss) as he makes the rounds with Shannon Tweed, promoting his reality show (Gene Simmons Family Jewels). Simmons has been found guilty of awful acting in the past, but this time it’s worse, with both Gene and Tweed created fake arguments and animosity on morning talk shows in an attempt to hook the viewers to tune in to watch (and figure out which channel is A&E) their show. This is not the disgusting part. Gene Simmons decided this was the time to make up with Sharon Osbourne…all so he could appear on her show and hype his reality program. To me this is much lower than the merchandising or television. During the age of selling out becoming the norm, this one still reeks of a new low, even for Gene…

Jani Lane (ex-Warrant) is expecting to have new music out this fall. This new album has been a slow build up after hitting what may have been the lowest point of his career. Should he pull this off it would have to be considered one of the greatest comebacks of all time alongside the Elvis comeback special of 1968 and Kirk Gibson’s home run in 1988. Also, to a lesser degree, Paul Reiser’s performance in the sitcom My Two Dads...

Apparently it was alcohol and exhaustion that sent Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) to rehab. Exhaustion? When a glass of warm milk and a fluffy pillow are part of the twelve steps, I’m not so sure rehab is the answer…

On that note, I am getting tired. I need to call my sponsor…

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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. Rex_84 writes:

"Also, to a lesser degree, Paul Reiser’s performance in the sitcom My Two Dads..."

haha...I remember that show. I liked his performance on that show, but then he did "Mad About You," that totally sucked.

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