Classic Rock Corner

Rock Stars and Their Weird Nature-Based Hobbies

The life of mega-famous rock stars has got to get tedious after a while. Drug-fueled backstage orgies with supermodels undoubtedly begin to grate on a person's nerves after a few years, and it makes sense that some famous musicians long to escape that fast-paced lifestyle.

A lot of famous musicians use their wealth in predictable ways, like spending it on fancy cars, and buying castles and slaves. However, many have opened non-music related businesses on the side, just in case 1950s critics were right, and that "rock and roll thing" turns out to be a fad, or if their second giant money room needs filling.

A few of those rockers have even turned to ventures involving the natural world, and the animals that interest them. That's why...

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Chris Lane is a contributing writer who enjoys covering art, music, pop culture, and social issues.