Originally Posted by PVH5150
The difference is those guys quit abusing themselves (for the most part) when they were in their late 30s/early 40s. Lemmy just stopped last year and he'll be 70 next year.
The only ones who are still alive and remotely close to Lemmy in the self abuse category are Ozzy and Keith Richards.
And from lots of articles I read, interviews I've seen... I can safely say Keith & The Stones weren't even the worst addicts. Ozzy, Lou Reed, Bowie, Aerosmith & Glenn Hughes come to mind.
If Lemmy would've stopped drinking in an instant, he would've been dead a week later. Hence the fact that he drinks wine occasionally.