Substance Abuse

Corey Taylor Explains Why Artists Don't Need Drugs & Alcohol to be Creative

Corey Taylor, like many artists, has had a history of substance abuse with drugs and alcohol. During his appearance on The Marshall Podcast , looking back, Taylor concludes that an artist doesn't need drugs or alcohol in order to create mind-bending music. "I think it's encouraged by the people who...
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Sharon Osbourne Would Find Ozzy's Drugs & Alcohol Hidden Throughout Their House

During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , Sharon Osbourne revealed that her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, has been getting better in his recovery following a fall and three surgeries. "Ozzy, the other day, put together an X-ray of his upper chest and his neck, and no wonder they call him 'Iron Man,' '...
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According To Science, Ozzy Osbourne Is A Genetic Mutant

While some are still baffled how Ozzy Osbourne has been able to survive all of the decades of drug and alcohol abuse during his younger years, it turns out that the reason can be broken down to his DNA. According to the book " Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs and the Curious Forces that Make Us Who...
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16 Inspiring Tales of Clean & Sober Rock Stars

In the wild and chaotic world of rock, drugs and alcohol are considered automatic elements of a rock band's lifestyle. But in many cases, there have been times where addiction can take control over their lives, which can also include claiming it. But there have also been many cases where an artist...
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Bad Wolves' Tommy Vext Delivers Powerful Speech on Addiction, Mental Health & Suicide at 'Rock to Recovery'

During the third annual Rock to Recovery Benefit Concert, Bad Wolves vocalist Tommy Vext was awarded the "Rock to Recovery Service Award" for not just his own recovery from substance abuse, but for his efforts in helping others fight their own battles dealing with drug addiction and alcoholism as...
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Chris Cornell's Widow Gets Emotional When Describing His Fight With Substance Abuse

In her first on-screen interview since the death of her husband Chris Cornell, Vicky Cornell sat down with Robin Wright of Good Morning America to share her thoughts and feelings that addiction and substance abuse can have on an individual. "My husband was the furthest thing from a rock-star junkie...
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Corey Taylor Delivers Emotional Speech While Being Honored At 'Rock To Recovery'

For the second annual "Rock To Recovery" event, Stone Sour / Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor was honored with the "Icon" award in support of his history of overcoming his battles with addiction, substance abuse, depression, and anxiety during the road to recovery. Taylor was brought up by Wesley...
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Nikki Sixx Says Ivan Moody Must Be Honest With Himself If He Wants To Be Sober

The subject of substance is a very real, very serious topic these days, and Five Finger Death Punch vocalist Ivan Moody is an example of millions of people struggling with addiction issues. But if there's anyone that knows a thing or two about battling substance abuse, it's Nikki Sixx of Motley...
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Five Finger Death Punch To Resume European Tour Without Ivan Moody

After Ivan Moody 's abrupt on-stage announcement in Tilberg, Netherlands saying that that night would be his last show with Five Finger Death Punch , the band released a statement saying, ""Those who have followed 5FDP from the beginning can tell you there has always been an element of danger and...
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Five Finger Death Punch Sued By Record Label For 'Attempting To Cash In' Before Bandmate's Downfall

After failing to record a new album and a greatest hits record, Five Finger Death Punch is being sued by its record label Prospect Park. In the lawsuit, the record label is also accusing the FFDP members of "shamelessly attempting to cash in before the anticipated downfall of their addicted...
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