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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: David Lee Roth performs onstage at The Brent Shapiro Foundation Summer Spectacular at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for The Brent Shapiro Foundation)

Side hustles aren’t just for everyday people – even rockstars have them, too!  Here are just four examples. Who knows? Maybe they will help inspire an idea for your very own side hustle!


David Lee Roth – Ink The Original

Roth has been doing heavy press lately in promotion of Ink The Original, he new tattoo skincare line with tattoo artist Ami James.  The line’s products contain various moisturizers and sunscreens to prevent tattoos from fading over time.


K.K. Downing – Metal for Men

When Downing exited Judas Priest in 2011, the last thing fans likely expected him to do was launch his own fragrance, but that’s exactly what the iconic metal guitarist did in 2014 with Metal for Men, which now has a women’s fragrance, too.


Billy Corgan – National Wrestling Alliance

Most Smashing Pumpkins fans know Corgan has been a big wrestling fan for years, and while he’s dabbled in wrestling promotion a couple of times, his latest venture with the National Wrestling Alliance is looking to be his biggest success in wrestling yet.

What Are Three Letters Worth? | NWA Ten Pounds of Gold 3 (2017)

William Patrick Corgan (aka Billy Corgan) bought the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in summer of 2017. In Ten Pounds of Gold Documentary - Episode Three, we follow The Smashing Pumpkins frontman who has been interested in professional wrestling his whole life and was the president of TNA Impact Wrestling in 2016.


Maynard James Keenan – Caduceus Cellars

Leave it to Maynard to be ahead of the curve when it comes to side businesses.  Before wine culture really became huge, he launched Cadeceus Cellars in 2004.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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