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Shifty Shellshock

I'm SORRY I Was a

Drugged-Out Train Wreck

8/2/2012 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Crazy Town singer Shifty Shellshock wants to apologize to everyone affected by his recent drug arrest -- telling TMZ, he's deeply sorry for the decisions that led him down that path ... and now, he's turning his life around.

A rep for Shifty -- real name Seth Binzer -- tells us, "Seth has completely changed his life around and has checked into a highly regarded drug and alcohol treatment center where he will be working with them to restructure his life over the next 2 years.”

As we reported, Shifty was sentenced yesterday to three years probation, stemming from his February drug arrest -- when cops say he roughed up his ex-GF at a Ross Dress for Less while carrying rock cocaine. Shifty was also ordered to stay away from his ex.

But Shifty's extremely remorseful over the whole incident, telling us, "I would like to sincerely apologize to the parties involved ... I feel very bad for those who I have offended and those who have endured this situation."

According to his rep, Shifty's been in drug treatment since April -- having immediately sought help following his release from an L.A. hospital where he was treated for a mysterious coma.

We're told Shifty -- known for his multiple stints on "Celebrity Rehab" -- just got off tour, and has even quit cigarettes cold turkey.

One source says, “He knows he has to make this work and has to stay sober for him to live and be there for his kids. Nobody has seen Seth in such a good place before.”

It's true ... we got Seth out last weekend and he looked great.

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XDrinker    

I watched him on Celeb Rehab TWICE. Here's the deal, Shifty (if you're reading this)...get the hell OUT of "the business." If you really want to stay clean and sober, then you cannot, repeat, cannot stay in the land of rock n' rollers, because there will always be mad drugs all around you, offered to you, in front you, well you get the idea.

There's an old saying "Walk into a barbershop enough times, eventually you'll get a haircut."

He needs to make a clean break from EVERYTHING and go live in a log cabin in the woods; become a normal, regular person with a regular, everyday job. That's right, Seth, no huge checks, groupies, limos, partying at nightclubs, none of it. But you'll be ALIVE.

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