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Steven Adler

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Steven Adler
Adler (left) with Gilby Clarke at a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for Slash in 2012
Adler (left) with Gilby Clarke at a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for Slash in 2012
Background information
Birth nameMichael Coletti
Born (1965-01-22) January 22, 1965 (age 59)
Cleveland, Ohio
OriginLos Angeles, California
GenresHard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsDrums, percussion, guitar, vocals, maracas
Years active1982–present
LabelsGeffen, UZI Suicide, Shrapnel
WebsiteOfficial website

Steven Adler (born Michael Coletti, January 22, 1965) is an American musician. He is best known as the drummer and co-songwriter of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses during the late 1980s. He is the current drummer for the rock band Adler.

During his time in Guns N' Roses, Adler suffered from drug addiction. In 1990, the band fired Adler. He later rejoined the band after he signed a contract in which he promised to stop taking drugs.[1] He was fired from the band again on July 11, 1990, after his addiction left him unable to perform.[2]

Adler appeared on the second and fifth seasons of the reality television show Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew for his drug rehabilitation.[3] He also appeared on the first season of its spin-off show Sober House.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Stick To Your Guns". Kerrang!. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  2. "Guns N' Roses: Out of control". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  3. "VH1 Heads Back to Rehab With Dr. Drew Pinsky for a Second Season of 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew'". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  4. "Sober House will follow Celebrity Rehab cast, Andy Dick in sober living". RealityBlurred.com. 19 December 2008. Retrieved 2014-01-12.

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