Brantley Gilbert was a party hard guy, but its no secret that he decided to sober up a few years ago. but Why? He did an interview with billboard and says his drinking problem escalated as he rose to fame after the release of his 2009 debut album, ‘Modern Day Prodigal Son.’ He told his manager he felt that God was allowing him to do many great things, but he just didn’t feel satisfied.
“I told him that success wasn’t punching me in the chest like it should be,” he tells Billboard.
Brantley Gilbert was worried if he did not stop the drinking he would not be able to do his job properly and perform his best every night for his fans.
In December 2011, Brantley decided to seek professional help along with advice from his friend Keith Urban. Who as we know when through similar problems as he rose to fame. Brantley Gilbert has successfully found ways to maintain his “Party” image without hurting himself or his career. His fans still get crazy and drunk at shows, he feeds off their energy and gets wild in other ways.