SEBASTIAN BACH Says Internet Contributed To Demise Of His Marriage
August 13, 2011
In a brand new interview with Revolver magazine (see cover image below),ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach spoke about his recent divorce from Maria Bierk, his wife of 18 years with whom he had been coupled since before joining his former band. According to Bach, the marriage started unraveling after tales of his past dalliances began to crop up online.
"When you go on tour starting in the mid-'80s and then someone invents the Internet in, like, 1996, you're pretty much fucked," Bach said.
He added, "I mean, the shit on these web sites is the reason my three kids don't have a father right now. You can go online and there's a 'cock chart' where you can check out my rig, and find these chicks typing whatever they want to type."
In addition to online accounts, Bach pointed to a 2010 book, "The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage", penned by a self-professed groupie named Roxana Shirazi, as contributing to the breakdown of his marriage. "There's all these lies about me in there when we toured with GUNS N' ROSES in 2006," he said. "You read the book and it's like, I'm backstage with a case of dildos that I'm using on all these different women. Dude, can I tell you something? I do not travel on the road with a case of dildos. That never fucking happened. But my ex-wife doesn't give a fuck. She's in Barnes & Noble reading this and it's like what are you gonna do? I said to my lawyer, 'Should I sue?' And he said, 'All you're going to do is make the book bigger.'"
Bach was most recently linked to 26-year-old model Minnie Gupta, who appears in the videos for two songs from Bach's forthcoming album, "Kicking & Screaming", and serves as the model on the CD's cover art.
Said the singer: "You know, Dave Mustaine wrote in his autobiography something like, 'If you're gonna try and be married and have a family and then go on the road and be in a heavy-metal band, just don't.' And I get it. Because it's tough being in a relationship with a guy who plays rock and roll. It takes a strong woman to do it." He laughed. "Or at least a woman who doesn't know how to use a computer."
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