The duo most known for being Rehab. Brooks Buford on the left and Danny Boone on the right
|Origin||Warner Robins, Georgia, USA|
|Associated acts||Hank Williams, Jr., Demun Jones, Moonshine Bandits, Brian "BD" Desind, Twiztid|
Rehab is an American Southern rock, country, and alternative hip hop band. The band has recorded seven albums, including two each for Epic Records and Universal Republic. They are mainly known for their 2008 hit, "Bartender Song (Sittin' at a Bar)". Even though the group disbanded after a farewell tour in 2014, Steaknife & Danny Boone are rumored to still be making music.
- 1 History
- 2 Band members
- 3 Discography
- 4 References
- 5 External links
1998–99: Formation and debut
Rehab was originally formed as a trio: Denny Campbell (Steaknife), Danny (Boone) Alexander, and Jason Brooks (Brooks Buford). Danny Boone and Steaknife, both from Warner Robins, Georgia, were the rap group "Prime Suspect". Danny Boone and Brooks Buford were both recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. It is a common misconception that they met at a rehab facility. The trio formed Rehab, literally a product of their namesake. Early on, they released their first album To Whom It May Consume produced by Steaknife and Brooks Buford.
2000–02: Departure of Steaknife, and Southern Discomfort
Soon after To Whom It May Consume, Steaknife was incarcerated and Epic/Sony offered a record deal. The group decided to continue on as a duo. Mashing rap with rock, the duo released their major label debut album, Southern Discomfort, in 2000 on the Sony label. Cee-Lo & Bigg Gipp of Goodie Mob, Mandy Lauderdale and Cody ChesnuTT were the guests on the album, which would spawn the Top 15 modern rock hit "It Don't Matter" and "Sittin' At A Bar." Two years were spent on the road supporting the album, including a stint on the Warped Tour.
2002–04: Cuz We Can, departure of Buford, and Hiatus
Around 2002, Buford released 26 unreleased Rehab songs on his website. This was later known to fans as Cuz We Can. 22 of the 26 songs were produced by Denny "Steaknife" Campbell. It was later pressed and given out to on tours by Boone in 2007, and was made available on their store. Boone also modified the track list of the pressed version, removing certain songs and adding new ones.
After two years on the road supporting the Vans Warped Tour and playing with bands such as Linkin Park, Danny left the group over a difference in creative view points. It was rumoured that Brooks had a drug addiction while touring. After they finished, the duo split and went on an indefinite hiatus.
2005–10: Reformation, Graffiti the World, and Welcome Home
In 2004, Boone retained the name and recruited four veteran musicians for a new Rehab. Now a quintet with Boone as the lone singer/rapper – and also using his birth name, Danny Alexander – Rehab signed with Arshid Entertainment and released the ambitious Graffiti the World in 2005.
Sometime in 2008, the three original members decided to do a reunion EP and go by the name Southern Discomfort in which the EP would be self-titled. Their label saw this and decided to halt most of the promotion for this since the name of Southern Discomfort was essentially owned by Epic/Sony. In result, the label released Sitting at a Bar which was a re-release of their debut album and also an out-lash towards the band. All of this was done without the band's permission. To fight this unauthorized reissue the band re-recorded its now famous drinking song and renamed it "Bartender Song." This version would end up on a 2008 version of Graffiti the World released by the major label Universal. Rehab stuck with Universal for their 2010 album Welcome Home. Which gained the band more commercial success and a "whole different" new fanbase due to the success of a few singles that ran for top 30 video countdown on CMT until January 2011.
2011–14: Gullible's Travels and breakup
Their Follow-up titled Gullible's Travels was released on February 21, 2012 through AVJ Records (a subsidiary label of Average Joe's Entertainment), and they started the tour of the same name on Friday January 13, 2012 to promote the new album. The Single "Waho by the Hoti" (the Waffle House by the hotel) is available now on iTunes. The video for their single "King of Tweakers", which was released on their website in the summer of 2011, premiered on February 21, 2012 with the album release. A video for the next single "Can't Catch Up To You" will be recorded in April. On July 3, 2013, a track by Twiztid was released off their first mixtape A New Nightmare entitled "Unjust love", featuring Danny Boone. The band released a single also in 2013 entitled "Whore" which would be the last recorded content by the band.
In 2014, the band released a statement to their fans that they would be going on a farewell tour and then disband to form solo careers.
2015–present: Possible reformation
Sometime in June 2015, former founding member, Denny Campbell (Steaknife) posted on his Facebook page that said there was a possible Rehab reunion between Danny Boone and himself. He continued to post pictures of him and Boone in the studio as well. On March 19, 2016, a possible album cover was posted on Rehab's website. On September 1, 2017 they released a new album entitled "Million Dollar Mug Shot".
- Danny "Boone" Alexander (vocals)
- Demun Jones (vocals)
- DJ Chris Crisis (DJ)
- Chris Hood (drums)
- Doyle Williams (guitar)
- Jason Brooks 'Buford' (vocals)
- Denny Campbell (Steaknife) (vocals)
- Lamar Williams Jr. (vocals)
- Hano Leathers (bass)
- Fazal "Foz" Syed (guitar)
- Mike Hartnett (guitar)
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|To Whom It May Consume||—||—||—|
|Cuz We Can||—||—||—|
|Graffiti the World||90||24||1|
|Sittin' at a Bar||
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|Live and Acoustic||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Storm Chaser" (featuring Cee-Lo Green & Big Gipp of Goodie Mob)||2000||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Southern Discomfort|
|"It Don't Matter"||2001||—||—||20||—||—||—||19|
|"Last Tattoo"||2005||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Graffiti the World|
|"Welcome Home"||2010||—||39||—||—||—||—||—||Welcome Home|
|"King of Tweakers"||2011||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Gullible's Travels|
|"Why Do I Do"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Waho by the Hoti"||2012||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Can't Catch Up to You"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|"Rattle My Cage"||2000||N/A|
|"It Don't Matter"||2001||Jeff Richter|
|"Bartender Song"||2008||Frank Borin|
|"Talk About" (Country Mix)||2011||David Poag|
|"King of Tweakers"||2012||N/A|
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