Entertainment Rockers who quit the business

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by DDragon, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,754
    Likes Received:
    16,825
    Lemmy's death got me thinking how most dudes just keep on going until they die. I came up with a few though who quit and have not returned.

    Henry Rollins
    Vito Bratta (guitar god from White Lion)
    Vinny Vincent (Kiss and VV Invasion)
    Alec John Such (Bon Jovi bass player) disappeared off the face of the earth.

    Im sure there's more. Guys who just stopped touring and releasing music.
     
    Abner Devereaux likes this.
  2. lilbuddy67

    lilbuddy67 A man with breath-taking anger management issues Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2010
    Messages:
    13,272
    Likes Received:
    15,752
    Some aren't exactly retired but for the lack of interest in their stuff.
     
  3. ALevy

    ALevy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    764
    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2015
    Messages:
    1,630
    Likes Received:
    7,356
     
    kingship likes this.
  4. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,754
    Likes Received:
    16,825
    Eh there's plenty of dudes who still play shows even though there's a lack of interest. Theyll play dive bars and bowling alleys.

    Lemmy and Dio were well over 60 playing aggressive music and were way past their primes but kept going until they dropped. At last Black Sabbath is supposedly ending ?
     
    lilbuddy67 likes this.
  5. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,754
    Likes Received:
    16,825
    Eric Bloom from Blue Oyster Cult is fucking 71 and they still play shows !. He'll keep going until he croaks.
     
    snowdog212 and ZosoHitler like this.
  6. Turkeyneck

    Turkeyneck Howard's got one, not me VIP

    Reputations:
    12,613
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,921
    Likes Received:
    8,598
    never was a big Nirvana fan but what ever happened to that Novoselic guy?
     
    check1 and kingship like this.
  7. ALevy

    ALevy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    764
    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2015
    Messages:
    1,630
    Likes Received:
    7,356
    He made a cameo in "World's Greatest Dad" six years back.
     
    Turkeyneck likes this.
  8. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,754
    Likes Received:
    16,825
    He kept doing music after Nirvana and still plays occasionally.
     
  9. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

    Reputations:
    22,360
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    50,315
    Likes Received:
    52,032
    You son of a bitch.
     
    kingship and ALevy like this.
  10. Ipokesmot

    Ipokesmot Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Messages:
    4,065
    Likes Received:
    1,798
    Metallica. :jj:
     
  11. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    12
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2012
    Messages:
    55,631
    Likes Received:
    61,915
    didn't the Bon Jovi dude get fired?
     
    PelicanWig likes this.
  12. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,754
    Likes Received:
    16,825
    Thats right but he didnt record albums or play shows after that. He managed some bands but that doesnt count. :)
     
  13. Box of Rox

    Box of Rox Turgid member VIP

    Reputations:
    15,310
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,175
    Likes Received:
    5,548
    Cat Stevens gave it All up for Mohammed. Changed his name to Yusuf Islam. Quite fascinating because he was at the top of his career when he walked away from it all.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
    ScottBaiosPenis, monsoon and Penelope like this.
  14. Sanctuary

    Sanctuary Member

    Reputations:
    5
    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2015
    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    91
    Mark Hollis retired from music in 1998.

     
    ZosoHitler, Captain and monsoon like this.
  15. Abner Devereaux

    Abner Devereaux Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2015
    Messages:
    2,302
    Likes Received:
    5,773
    Meredith doesn't get along well with others...

    funny story by Mark Slaughter was Vinnie telling him he sung terribly the night before and if he might get tossed out...as they were taking the stage for a show.
     
  16. Icculus

    Icculus Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    177
    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2012
    Messages:
    2,022
    Likes Received:
    374
    REM drummer left in the mid-late 90s to buy a farm
     
  17. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep VIP

    Reputations:
    15,990
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    23,248
    Likes Received:
    21,414
    Bonny Vincent was an assistant
     
  18. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,574
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    22,143
    Likes Received:
    6,941

    dickhead prolly donates to ISIS
     
    BethsBraneCell and reno like this.
  19. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep VIP

    Reputations:
    15,990
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    23,248
    Likes Received:
    21,414
    Fuck you autocorrect...
     
    Lemmy likes this.
  20. Pickle Jar

    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    417
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    3,773
    Likes Received:
    5,690
    He looks like he joined ISIS
     
    reno likes this.