Everyone wants to be a rock star. With the lure of stardom, great wealth and adoring fans, it's the ultimate achievement in modern society. Despite their efforts, few musical artists ever hear their songs on the radio, perform for 25,000 fans in large arenas or are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. However, attaining rock stardom often comes at a huge cost. Hundreds of recording stars reveal how they dealt with sudden fame, newfound wealth, unscrupulous record companies, bloated egos, fan worship, maintaining personal relationships and the many temptations on the concert road. This book is an inside look at the music business - warts and all. On the rock and roll highway, life in the fast lane is often accompanied by speed bumps, unplanned detours and spectacular crashes. This book examines the many facets of stardom, success and failure, life on the road and career longevity in the music industry.