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Once the fame has gone, what do performers do when they leave the music industry?

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The 20 most recent entries are listed below. There are 67 New Career entries on the site.

Name & Band
 
New Career
 
Comments & Submittor Name
Platinum Blonde, Chris Steffler Resturaunteur After he left Platinum Blonde in 1987 Chris had a resturaunt called Twiggy across the street from the former Chum/City building. - Celeste
K's Choice, Sarah Bettens Firefighter In 2010, Sarah Bettens realized that since she is now an American citizen, she could be a firefighter. She wanted a way to serve her adopted community. Unfortunately the Johnson City Fire Department (JCFD) was not hiring, but in 2012 they started hiring so she reapplied for the position. And she got the job! Yay, Sarah! But with a family of six (a partner, Stef, Stef's two children from a previous marriage, and the couple's two adopted children) the occupation was taking a mental toll on all of them, and as a result, Sarah only served the JCFD for one year. She still continues to write, record, and perform as a solo artist, with K's Choice, and as a 2013 effort of her's and her brother, Gert's: "Bettens." - Rad
Platinum Blonde, Mark Holmes Night Club DJ 10 years ago Mark and his business partner Bobbi Guy opened up Mark's Mod Club Theatre in Toronto where Mark worked for 9 years. After 9 years working at the Mod Club Theatre he decided that it would be good to get back together with the band. - Celeste
Platinum Blonde, Mark Holmes DJ Mark is part owner of the Mod Club Theatre and is a DJ. Mark says that his DJ career helped him stay current with all of the latest electronic innovations. - Celeste
Platinum Blonde, Mark Holmes Nightclub owner/DJ Mark and his business partner Bobbi Guy entered into a partnership to open up the Virgin Mobile Mod Club Toronto. - Celeste
Platinum Blonde, Sergio Galli Architect After his days as the guitar player in Platinum Blonde, Sergio Galli decided that he wanted to become an architect however he was turned down by every architecture school in town. He just decided to open up his own firm without any formal eductaion. :) - Celeste
Male solo singer, Chad Brock Radio DJ Chad Brock was a country singer that had a handful of hits back in the late 90s. But then his career fizzled out and he quit the business and moved back to his home state of Florida where he's in radio as a local deejay. It's a shame too because he's got a real good singing voice. - Edward
The Four Preps, Glen Larson Motion picture and television writer and producer Glen Larson used his involvement with the Four Preps to gain access to motion pictures and television, in which he became a highly successful writer and producer. "Battlestar 'Galactica'" (the original version, not that wretched re-imagining that was shown more recently) and "Knight Rider" are two of his best-known works. - Parker Gabriel
The Kinleys, Jennifer Kinley Veteranarian  The Kinleys were twins who were best known for their single "Please" in the late 1990's. - harderman61
The Kinleys, Heather Kinley Physician The Kinleys were twins who were best known for their single "Please" in the late 1990's. - harderman61
Shaun Cassidy, Shaun Cassidy TV writer/producer After his brief musical stardom faded, Shaun turned to stage acting, and has been writing and producing TV shows since the late 1990s. - Steven G.
Queensryche, Chris DeGarmo Charter Pilot This guy wrote the band's biggest hit, "Silent Lucidity". In 1997, he quit the band. He performed music on a much smaller scale shortly thereafter and became a charter pilot later. - carly_carlz
Ramones, Richie Ramone Golf Caddy He drummed in the first punk rock band for about 4 years. - I Saw the Ramones Live 4X!
Van Halen, David Lee Roth Paramedic He saved a lady's life on the job. He's now the singer for Van Halen again. - U Ain't Gonna Believe This
Paul Revere & the Raiders, Phil "Fang" Volk Salesman In 2008, I was introduced to Phil Volk, who was working as a Sound Reinforcement salesman at Sam Ash Music in Las Vegas. With Paul Revere, he had been the bass guitarist. - Jay Barry
Aerosmith, Steven Tyler American Idol judge  - STEVE
Gerardo, Gerardo He's an executive with a record company.  - Tim Kramar
Green Day, John Kiffmeyer/Al Sobrante Coaching Baseball He left just 2 years they shot to the top of the charts. Smart move... NOT - Josh
R.E.M., Bill Barry Farmer According to wikipedia, he became a farmer after quitting R.E.M. after 17 years. - JeReMy
The Capris, Nick Santo Retired policeman  - Barry Disbrow

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