Steven Adler

American rock musician Steven Adler

Steven Adler is an American musician. He is best known as the former drummer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s. Adler was fired from Guns N' Roses over his heroin addiction in 1990, following which he reformed his old band Road Crew and briefly joined BulletBoys, which both proved unsuccessful. Since 2003, Adler has been the drummer and frontman of the band Adler's Appetite.
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Austin mayor's epic clap back to man who says women can't be superheroes
Chicago Times - 9 months
There are clap backs, and there are mayoral clap backs. A fellow calling himself Richard A. Ameduri emailed Steve Adler, mayor of Austin, Texas, last week to complain about a women-only "Wonder Woman" screening at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin. The note, which you can read in its entirety on...
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Mayor Of Austin Responds Perfectly To Letter About ‘Sexist’ Women-Only Screenings
Huffington Post - 9 months
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Guns N' Roses Drummer's Mother on Her Son's Drug Use
Wall Street Journal - 11 months
Deanna Adler, mother of original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, discusses her new book "Sweet Child of Mine." She and WSJ's Shelby Holliday discuss Steven's recovery from opioid addiction and how Deanna took on Big Pharma in response to the large amount of medication prescribed to her son. Photo: Deanna Adler
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South By Southwest Adds A 'Super Bowl' To Austin's Economy Each Year
NPR - 11 months
Austin mayor Steve Adler talks about the ways in which the South by Southwest music festival and conference has transformed throughout the years, along with the city.
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Reuters memo: We’re ready to cover a hostile Trump administration
Yahoo News - about 1 year
“The first 12 days of the Trump presidency (yes, that’s all it’s been!) have been memorable for all — and especially challenging for us in the news business,” Reuters editor in chief Steve Adler wrote in a memo to staffers on Tuesday. “We don’t know yet how sharp the Trump administration’s attacks will be over time or to what extent those attacks will be accompanied by legal restrictions on our news-gathering,” Adler continued.
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Axl-led Guns N' Roses perform with Steven Adler for the first time since 1990
LATimes - over 1 year
The last time the Axl Rose-led Guns N’ Roses played with original drummer Steven Adler, it did not end well. The band’s 1990 Farm Aid set has gone down in rock history as a bit of a train wreck, and Adler’s supposed poor performance ultimately led to his ouster from the group. Adler was not part...
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Guns N' Roses To Reunite At Coachella 2016
Huffington Post - about 2 years
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Guns N' Roses To Reunite At Coachella 2016
Huffington Post - about 2 years
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Hell freezes over: Are Slash and Axl Rose reuniting Guns N' Roses for Coachella? - Los Angeles Times
Google News - about 2 years
Los Angeles Times Hell freezes over: Are Slash and Axl Rose reuniting Guns N' Roses for Coachella? Los Angeles Times 1980s press photo for the classic Guns N' Roses lineup (from left): Duff McKagan, Slash, Axl Rose, Steven Adler and Izzy Stradlin. 1980s press photo for the classic Guns N' Roses lineup (from left): Duff McKagan, Slash, Axl Rose, Steven Adler and Izzy ... Guns N' Roses' 2016 reunion tour: Will it stop in Texas?Chron.com Flashback: See Jason Aldean's Hard-Hitting Guns N' Roses MedleyRollingStone.com Is Guns N' Roses getting back together for Coachella and a 2016 tour?Mashable CNN -ABC News -New York Daily News -Billboard all 345 news articles »
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America's Oldest Veteran Throws Down For 109th Birthday With Burgers, Milkshakes And Cigars
Huffington Post - almost 3 years
This WWII veteran turned up for his 109th birthday like a total boss. East Austin, Texas, resident Richard Overton is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the U.S., and this past Sunday, he rang in his 109th year with a celebration complete with burgers, milkshakes, cake and cigars. The event was hosted by Overton’s friend and neighbor, Helen Elliot. "He's just the coolest neighbor on the planet,” Elliot told Fox 7 News. “He's so much fun and always has the best stories and he always has a birthday party in his front yard and a couple months ago he said, 'When you going to throw a party in your yard for me?'" So Elliot did just that, rounding up Overton’s family and friends for a birthday bash with the theme Mighty Fine at 109 -- the party was sponsored by Austin-based burger joint, Mighty Fine Burgers. Austin mayor Steve Adler was in attendance, the Washington Post reported, and Overton, whose actual birthday is on May 11, even received a letter from President Oba...
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Fed's Dudley says June rate hike still in play
Reuters.com - almost 3 years
Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler speaks with New York Fed President Dudley on a host of issues surrounding the U.S. economy and a possible U.S. rate hike this year.
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Drummer Steven Adler snares house in Studio City
LATimes - about 3 years
Steven Adler, who gained fame as part of Guns N’ Roses in the late 1980s, has bought a house in Studio City for $1,337,500.
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Medvedev: Assad needs guarantee over fate
Reuters.com - over 4 years
Nov. 1 - Russian Prime Minister Medvedev talks Syria, spying and Sochi,in an exclusive interview with Reuters Editor-in-Chief, Steve Adler.
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Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler in rehab
Calgary Sun - almost 5 years
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler has checked into rehab.
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Steven Adler on forgiving Axl Rose
CNN - about 5 years
For the past 20 years, a large Guns N' Roses poster advertising the band's first tour of England has been hanging in Steven Adler's living room. "Every time I have to go to the bathroom I have to walk past it," says the former Guns N' Roses drummer. "I'd always see it and say to myself, 'One day we're gonna reunite! We're gonna do it! We're too good of a team not to do this again.'"
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Steven Adler
    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 51
    He also joined the band for the July 9, 2016 Nashville, Tennessee show at Nissan Stadium, performing the same two songs.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 47
    In late October and early November 2012, Adler played on the Kiss Kruise, which sailed from Florida to the Bahamas.
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    On April 14, 2012, Adler was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the classic lineup of Guns N' Roses.
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  • 2011
    Age 46
    In 2011, Adler formed a new band, simply called Adler, with guitarist Lonny Paul, who had been a member of Adler's Appetite prior to the breakup, and singer-guitarist Jacob Bunton of Lynam and formerly of Mars Electric, with the lineup later rounded out by former L.A. Guns member Johnny Martin on bass.
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    In 2011, following another relapse, Adler participated in the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
  • 2010
    Age 45
    In 2010, Adler collaborated with his former Guns N' Roses band mate Slash on the latter's self-titled debut solo album, which was released in April.
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  • 2008
    Age 43
    In 2008, Adler participated in the second season of the reality TV show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2005
    Age 40
    In January 2005, Adler's Appetite—minus Brent Muscat, who had departed the band—released through their official website a self-titled EP, which featured four original songs and the covers "Hollywood" by Thin Lizzy and "Draw the Line" by Aerosmith.
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  • 2003
    Age 38
    In September 2003, Adler's Appetite performed a show at the Key Club in Hollywood, where they were joined on stage by Adler's former Guns N' Roses band mates Slash and Izzy Stradlin, for renditions of "Mr. Brownstone", "Paradise City", and "Knockin' on Heaven's Door".
    In 2003, Adler formed the band Suki Jones, later renamed Adler's Appetite, with singer Jizzy Pearl, former Slash's Snakepit guitarist Keri Kelli, Faster Pussycat guitarist Brent Muscat, and former Ratt bassist Robbie Crane.
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  • 1998
    Age 33
    In June 1998, Adler joined the newly reformed hard rock band BulletBoys, along with future Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba.
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  • 1996
    Age 31
    In 1996, Adler suffered a stroke and was briefly comatose after taking a particularly potent speedball—a cocktail of heroin and cocaine used intravenously—which caused a temporary paralysis of the left side of his face, resulting in a speech impediment.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1995
    Age 30
    May 5th 1995 Adler was arrested at his home in Calabasas on a felony charge of heroin possession
  • 1993
    Age 28
    The case was settled out of court in 1993; Adler received a back-payment check of $2,250,000 and was granted 15% of the royalties for everything he recorded prior to his departure.
  • 1991
    Age 26
    A year after his dismissal, in July 1991, Adler filed a lawsuit against his former Guns N' Roses band mates, contending that he was fired because the opiate-blocking drug he had been taking to aid his detox interfered with his concentration.
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  • 1990
    Age 25
    Following his departure from Guns N' Roses, according to Adler, he was set to join AC/DC and relocate to Australia. However, during the MTV Video Music Awards in September 1990, Axl Rose announced Adler's firing onstage and branded him a drug addict, which Adler said caused AC/DC's manager to withdraw their offer.
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    When problems in the studio continued, causing recording sessions to abort for several days at a time, Adler was formally fired from Guns N' Roses on July 11, 1990.
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    Adler was briefly fired from the band over his drug use in early 1990, but he was reinstated after signing a contract in which he vowed to stop taking drugs.
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  • 1989
    Age 24
    Adler was again absent during a performance at the American Music Awards in January 1989; Don Henley filled in for him on drums.
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  • 1987
    Age 22
    In July 1987, Guns N' Roses released its debut album, Appetite for Destruction, which to date has sold over 28 million copies worldwide, 18 million of which were in the United States, making it the best-selling debut album of all time in the US.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1985
    Age 20
    In June 1985, Adler joined Guns N' Roses, which was newly founded by Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, and several members of L.A. Guns.
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  • 1983
    Age 18
    After his return to Hollywood in 1983, Adler auditioned for Sunset Strip staple London.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1965
    Age 0
    Born on January 22, 1965.
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