Sebastian Bach is known for being one of the contestants in the MTV reality television competition series Celebrity Rap Superstar. His rapper mentor is Kurupt
. Bach is a Canadian heavy metal singer who was born on April 3, 1968 in Freeport, Bahamas, and is most famous as the former front man of the band Skid Row. His original legal name is Sebastian Bierk, with “Bach” a stage surname. Bach was raised in Peterborough, Ontario, where he studied a Lakefield College school. His parents divorced when he was 12 years old, affecting him and his siblings, future NHL goaltender Zac Bierk and actress Dylan Bierk.
While he was known mainly for his stint with Skid Row, he has also performed with other notable rock and metal groups, such as Metallica and Guns N’ Roses. He later on joined the bands Frameshift, The Last Hard Men, and Damnocracy. Aside from performing with glam metal, heavy metal and hard rock bands, he has also acted in several musicals. Among these are The Rocky Horror Show, Jekyll & Hyde, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Bach has also guest-starred on an episode of The Gilmore Girls
, and was featured in the VH1 documentary series I Married… Sebastian Bach. He later became a participant on the network's show Celebrity Fit Club.
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