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Adler back at work after sobriety battle

Former Guns n’Roses drummer Steven Adler is recording material head of his own scheduled return to work, producer Jeff Pilson has reported.

Adler’s self-titled solo band was derailed in 2013 following the launch of debut album Back From The Dead, when the leader fell off the wagon and began drinking again, forcing the cancellation of a US tour.

In November he celebrated 10 months sober, and said he’d wait until he’d reached the 12-month milestone before restarting his career.

But Pilson recently told The Double Stop: “Steven started recording. I don’t know if we’re going to do a whole record – I think we’re going to do a couple of songs, because why bother doing a whole record these days?

“But his juices are flowing and that’s going to be great.”

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.