Rockers And Celebs Who Got Sober [Photos And Quotes]

"I'm thirty years sober now, and everyone understands at this point now that drugs don't work." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)  

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Alice Cooper 1971
American rock singer Alice Cooper performing on stage with a boa constrictor snake, 6th December 1971. (Photo by Max Schneider/Keystone/Getty Images)
"I'm thirty years sober now, and everyone understands at this point now that drugs don't work." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013) 1971 (Photo by Max Schneider/Keystone/Getty Images)
"I'm thirty years sober now, and everyone understands at this point now that drugs don't work." 
(Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper attends the "Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon" premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. Alberto E. Rodriguez Getty Images Entertainment
"I'm thirty years sober now, and everyone understands at this point now that drugs don't work." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
“It was a slow process,” says Eminem. “You gotta remember I hadn't recorded a song sober in seven years. So it took me awhile to even feel like I could record a song sober.” (Vibe, 5/19/09)
Eminem
Los Angeles - 1999 Eminem And Dr Dre On-Stage (Photo By Getty Images)
“It was a slow process,” says Eminem. “You gotta remember I hadn't recorded a song sober in seven years. So it took me awhile to even feel like I could record a song sober.” (Vibe, 5/19/09)
“It was a slow process,” says Eminem. “You gotta remember I hadn't recorded a song sober in seven years. So it took me awhile to even feel like I could record a song sober.” (Vibe, 5/19/09)
Eminem
US rapper Eminem performs on August 22, 2013 during a concert at the Stade de France in Saints-Denis, near Paris. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo PIERRE ANDRIEU /AFP/ Getty Images)
“It was a slow process,” says Eminem. “You gotta remember I hadn't recorded a song sober in seven years. So it took me awhile to even feel like I could record a song sober.” (Vibe, 5/19/09)
"I was in the whole cliche of partying, rockin' and drinking a whole bunch, I was a mess for a long time... and it ended up almost killing me." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
Mike McCready Of Pearl Jam
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"I was in the whole cliche of partying, rockin' and drinking a whole bunch, I was a mess for a long time... and it ended up almost killing me." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
“I was taking more of what I was doing in hopes that I wouldn't wake up,” says Osbourne. “When I got to that point, the next morning I woke up and I was like, ‘I just prayed for death. What the hell is wrong with me?’" (Anderson Live, 6/27/12)
Kelly Osbourne
Kelly and Jack Osbourne backstage during MTV Spring Break 2002 on the beach in front of the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancun, Mexico. Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect
“I was taking more of what I was doing in hopes that I wouldn't wake up,” says Osbourne. “When I got to that point, the next morning I woke up and I was like, ‘I just prayed for death. What the hell is wrong with me?’" (Anderson Live, 6/27/12)
“I was taking more of what I was doing in hopes that I wouldn't wake up. When I got to that point, the next morning I woke up and I was like, ‘I just prayed for death. What the hell is wrong with me?’" (Anderson Live, 6/27/12)
Kelly Osbourne
2013 Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Variety
“I was taking more of what I was doing in hopes that I wouldn't wake up. When I got to that point, the next morning I woke up and I was like, ‘I just prayed for death. What the hell is wrong with me?’" (Anderson Live, 6/27/12)
"I thought I was a lost cause,  and if I can kind of get through it, and turn things around, I think anybody can." 
(Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses
Three members of the American rock and roll group Guns N' Roses in front of a Hard Rock Cafe banner, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1992. From left, Duff McKagan, Gilby Clarke, and Izzy Stradlin. (Photo by Scott Harrison/Getty Images)
"I thought I was a lost cause, and if I can kind of get through it, and turn things around, I think anybody can." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
"I thought I was a lost cause,  and if I can kind of get through it, and turn things around, I think anybody can." 
(Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
Duff McKagan
Duff McKagan poses during CBGB Music Film Festival on October 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for CBGB)
"I thought I was a lost cause, and if I can kind of get through it, and turn things around, I think anybody can." (Interview with Lee Callahan, Jack FM Seattle, 2013)
"Seven years sober,” says Farrell. “I'm really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 4/2/12)
Colin Farrell
2000 - Actor Colin Farrell and actress Amelia Warner arrive at the premiere of Fox Searchlight's "Quills" November 20, 2000 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)
"Seven years sober,” says Farrell. “I'm really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 4/2/12)
"Seven years sober,” says Farrell. “I'm really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 4/2/12)
Colin Farrell
At The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. Jason Merritt - Getty Images Entertainment
"Seven years sober,” says Farrell. “I'm really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 4/2/12)
"I don't drink or do drugs anymore," says Cooper. "Being sober helps a great deal. I remember looking at my life, my apartment, my dogs [when I was still using], and I thought, 'What's happening?’” (People, 9/5/12)
Bradley Cooper
2013 Jason Merritt Collection: Getty Images Entertainment
"I don't drink or do drugs anymore," says Cooper. "Being sober helps a great deal. I remember looking at my life, my apartment, my dogs [when I was still using], and I thought, 'What's happening?’” (People, 9/5/12)
“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)
Anthony Hopkins
28th February 1973: Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins attends the SF&TV (Society of Film and Television Arts, later the BAFTA) awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. He recently portrayed Count Pierre Bezuhov in the British television production of 'War and Peace'. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)
“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins As William Parrish In The Latest Universal Pictures Release "Meet Joe Black", A Powerful Communications Magnate. (Photo By Getty Images)
“I was hell bent on destruction,” says Hopkins. “It was like being possessed by a demon.” (The Christian Post, 2/7/11)
“I’m a recovering alcoholic.  I’m kind of shy normally, so I felt like I needed help. One thing led to another and I was drinking.” (The Week, 6/11/08)
Kristin Davis
2013 Photo By: Kevin Winter Collection: Getty Images Entertainment
“I’m a recovering alcoholic. I’m kind of shy normally, so I felt like I needed help. One thing led to another and I was drinking.” (The Week, 6/11/08)
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