12:43 AM EDT 08/25/2014
Originally posted 07/19/2008 09:00AM
Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood, who has just entered rehab in an attempt to conquer his troubles with alcohol, admits in a new interview that he "sometimes goes off the rails."
The rocker, 61, reveals that when his band is not touring, he gets bored – and then is tempted to drink. "I'm more lost when I'm not on tour. I'm in a bit of a muddle at nine o'clock – 'Where's the stage?'" he said in an interview in Saturday's Financial Times. "On tour there are people directing and supervising you ... sometimes I get so bored I think I'll have a drink. I don't mean any harm but I just go off the rails."
Originally posted 07/16/2008 01:35PM
Rolling Stone Ron Wood has returned to a rehab center in his long-standing battle with alcoholism.
A rep for the musician said in a statement: "Following Ronnie's continued battle with alcohol, he has entered a period of rehab. His close family and friends say he is seeking help and look forward to his recovery."
The guitarist, 61, left Ireland on Tuesday where he had reportedly been holed up on a drinking binge with 19-year-old Russian waitress, Ekaterina Ivanova, and is believed to have headed straight to a rehab clinic.
Originally posted 06/19/2006 09:55AM
Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood has checked into a London rehabilitation clinic for treatment of alcohol abuse, but still intends to be part of the band's "A Bigger Bang" tour next month, a rep for the band said Friday.
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