Although addiction is a very common human experience, it's also an uncomfortable one. The process is messy, complicated, disquieting to sit with. That makes it easy to default to wrapping it up in a varnished, shined-up narrative of linear healing: "addicted" to "better." But that is simply not the process most of us live. That's why we need songs like "Sober" from Seventh Day Slumber.
The Midnight Wedding is debuting their music video "Powerless" exclusively on Rock On Purpose.
Life is filled with pain and disappointment. You can shut it all out and be numb to everything, or you can face the hurt and enjoy the good experiences. There's not a lot I know for sure, but I definitely know this: it was only after I spent years living as someone who was already dead that I began to realize how beautiful life really is.
The music community, and especially the rock community, has become inextricably tied to the mental health conversation in America. And it's a time when that conversation is more urgent than ever before: the suicide rate in the United States has risen 25% in the last 20 years. That tragic number has been felt in losses [...]
Zahna's debut album, Red For War, is available now. Watch an exclusive raw acoustic version of her lead single "Underneath" below: If you want to hear the story behind this powerful, soul-searching song, listen to the story behind "Underneath" below.
Ledger has released a music video for her song "Not Dead Yet," the lead single from her debut Ledger EP. The music video debuted exclusively on Billboard.com. The cinematic piece features Jen Ledger in an intense boxing match, symbolizing the fight with paralyzing anxiety that inspired "Not Dead Yet." You can watch the video below. Ledger [...]
If good things come to those who wait, then great things might come to VERIDIA fans, who have been waiting four years for a full length album from the electrifying rock act VERIDIA. That full length album is coming in the form of The Beast You Feed, available for preorder through PledgeMusic now. The first taste [...]
The Song: "Control" by The Protest The Story: "I said for years I needed to stop drinking because it wasn't good for me. Yet I never was able to," Courtney shares. "Early 2015 God said it was time to put the bottle down. I told God I thought that was impossible. I told the [...]
The non-profit organization Beneath the Skin has launched a subgroup specifically designed for men to support other men. The group is called Men Supporting Men, and you can find it by clicking here. Beneath the Skin is a non-profit founded by Brittany Mullins, who often works closely with her husband Matty's band Memphis May Fire [...]
The Song: "Watch it Burn" by Disciple The Story: For Courtney, "Watch it Burn" became an anthem in the middle of extreme anxiety. "When I first started experiencing an allergic reaction to disposable gloves, it triggered immense anxiety and compulsions. I was terrified of dying. I worried about contamination and infection all day every day. [...]