Rusko Admits: "Playing Shows and Doing Drugs Is a Great Diet"

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Did you have an OK time, like get sunburned or something? 

It was awesome. Everyone was so friendly. It wasn't annoying with everyone around all the time. Everywhere you went people were just like, "oh, my God, come hang out, come sit down, come have a drink." It was great. They had a treasure hunt on the boat where people had to collect things across the trip. And one of the things you had to get done was your head shaved by Rusko. 

So the entire trip I had people chasing me around with razors saying "shave my head! Shave my head!" I only tried shaving someone's head with a Gillette razor once. That poor guy went home with like scars. From then on I was like, I'll only use proper hair trimmers. People were like literally running up to me with like one blade, rusty and a full head of hair, down to their chests. I was like dude, I'll take your scalp off with that. I had a couple of failed attempts at shaving people's heads into mohawks. Which was fun. Well, not for them! 

Sounds like you need a tetanus shot before you go on Holy Ship!! 

Yeah, please don't ask me to cut your hair into a mohawk. Made a few lookalikes, that was fun. Please don't come up with me with a razor. 

That's a good rule generally. You have a dog. 

I take him everywhere with me. I take him on tour with me. 

Do you take him into shows? Does he sit in the green room? On the bus? 

Yeah. Usually, he hangs out on the bus. When we're driving he goes and sits right up front by the window. He's cool in the green room. That's just his life. He's grown up with daddy making music and being on the road. 

We haven't had a tour bus accident yet. Sometimes I can get tired and really wrapped up with it and spend all day on the tour bus or backstage, but I take my little buggy for a walk a few times a day. It's quite cool. I get to get a walk out, see some cool stuff. It's a good excuse to explore whatever city I'm in. Take the dog for a walk, smoke a cigarette, go down by the river, find a little coffee shop. If I was single, it'd be the best thing in the world. Every single man should get a cute looking, small dog. It's like a chick magnet. But I'm married. If I were single, I'd have like two. 

Do you get those headphones for the babies but for the dog? 

One day, I want to get some of those so that I can take him out on stage. That'll be awesome. It'll be like a Lion King moment. Like Simba on top of the world. It makes me cry every time. 

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3251 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, FL

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