RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock.....
Posted by: steve ()
Date: August 23, 2000 05:12PM

I have met plenty of "stars" in my time,

I have met my heroes "Queen" once, they all were rather quiet and reserved (even Freddie)....I have had the pleasure of meeting Brian May on 3 separate occasions & each time he has proven to be a gentleman...the epitome of the "un rock star" rockstar...he made all the time in the world for his fans.

Another true gentleman was Rob Halford who spent time in a local bar here (night before a Priest show in 83) talking to everybody & signing anything.

I was rather surprised that someone mentioned Cherone as arrogant because I had met him of each of Extreme's visits here and he truly was nice guy. Nuno on the other hand had that "I am a god" air about him.

Alice Cooper...another great guy!!! local legend Gowan another great guy with the fans (if you ask to play a song before a show he would play anything for you !!!...prior to his Styx tenure)

Probably the biggest asshole I met, was a fellow named Adam...he was the singer in Mozart (who I loved). He was in town with the Flys (alterna rock one hit wonders) & being that I never got to see Mozart I ran down to see the show. After the show I figured I would show him all my Mozart stuff & ask for an autograph. Most artists love when someone actually knows who they are/where they came from & are appreciative of any fans they may have ....welll this jerk completely dismissed his past as childish & garbage & barely could force himself to sign one piece. No!!! of course this band who he recorded 3 cds with but had no success were garbage SCHMUCK!!! Bandwagon jumper (here today gone tomorrow).

I find it amazing that a lot of the bigger artists are some of the nicer ones while the younger/newer artists are the ones that act like egostistical rock stars....maybe it takes years for some of them to realise without us there is no them.

Steve

PS Motley Crue...thick as bricks, as were Poison (but at least they were funny & nice)





SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 231 Mrpool 08/23/2000 08:35AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 163 brent 08/23/2000 09:40AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 180 KISSaholic 08/23/2000 11:21PM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 147 SC 08/24/2000 12:41AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 137 Dave Ling 08/25/2000 02:31AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 172 SC 08/23/2000 09:45AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 142 wayne 08/23/2000 01:10PM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 166c dog08/23/2000 01:50PM
Which begs the question.... 147Jack08/23/2000 03:11PM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 334 Aaron 08/23/2000 08:48PM
Kip Winger 170Peter M. Bietenholz08/23/2000 04:31PM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock.....146steve08/23/2000 05:12PM
BIGGEST EGO/BEST MUSICIAN & PERSON 122 Eva 08/23/2000 05:23PM
RE: BIGGEST EGO/BEST MUSICIAN & PERSON 143Peter M. Bietenholz08/23/2000 09:40PM
Steve McKenna..you got him pegged 115tONY m08/24/2000 01:12AM
RE: Steve McKenna..you got him pegged 118Peter M. Bietenholz08/24/2000 03:01AM
RE: Steve McKenna..you got him pegged 126Tony M08/24/2000 06:42PM
Re: Rock Dictionary 92Surfpunk08/26/2000 06:30AM
RE: Steve McKenna..you got him pegged 123 Kieran 08/25/2000 04:09AM
RE: BIGGEST EGO/BEST MUSICIAN & PERSON 128 Daniel 08/23/2000 09:41PM
RE: BIGGEST EGO/BEST MUSICIAN & PERSON 120 Tom Krupa 08/23/2000 10:25PM
RE: BIGGEST EGO/BEST MUSICIAN & PERSON 119 Vince Viani 08/24/2000 02:49AM
RE: Biggest ego / arrogant jerk in rock..... 129 KISSaholic 08/23/2000 11:39PM
And the winner (loser) is....... 114 Mrpool 08/24/2000 03:30PM
RE: And the winner (loser) is....... 133 Maciej 08/24/2000 06:17PM
RE: And the winner (loser) is....... 125 Vince Viani 08/25/2000 06:13AM


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