Liner Notes (May 18th)

Geezer Butler and AC/DC make up the May 18th edition of “Liner Notes.” Enjoy!

Geezer Butler Talks Struggling With Depression

Apparently, if Black Sabbath didn’t achieve success, there’s a good chance Geezer Butler would’ve attempted suicide.

In an interview with Classic Rock magazine, Butler goes into detail about his struggles with depression and how he coped with it.

“I used to be a cutter,” said Butler.  “I’d cut my arms, stick pins in my fingers, that kind of thing.  I used to get really depressed and it was the only thing that could bring me out from it.  If Sabbath hadn’t made it, I’d have been long dead.  I’d have killed myself.”

Wow…we’re sure glad things turned out well for Geezer, but what a tragic story.
 

Chris Slade Talks AC/DC’s Future

No one knows what’s in store for AC/DC in the future, but drummer Chris Slade says the band is far from done.

In response to a fan comment of Facebook, Slade said, “Angus is definitely NOT thinking of retiring.”

Of course, if the band plays on, the question of who would be the lead singer would need to be answered.  Remember…Axl Rose is also in another band.
 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.