Heart Support, the mental health centered organization founded by August Burns Red's Jake Luhrs, hosted a Flourish Gala. The gala's speakers, panelists and attendees including iconic metal musicians like Matty Mullins (Memphis May Fire), Austin Carlile (former Attack Attack and Of Mice & Men), Garrett Russell (Silent Planet) and Ryan Kirby (Fit For A King).
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.
Big Picture Media recently announced that they are teaming up with Hopeless Records to release a compilation called Songs That Saved My Life. According to the announcement on social media, the compilation will be available on November 9 and will feature Taking Back Sunday, Against Me, The Maine and more. These bands "come together to [...]
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 [...]
Lzzy Hale of Halestorm has launched a social media movement to bring awareness and solidarity to those struggling with mental health. The singer invited fans and peers to share pictures of themselves with the classic metal horns hand symbol, hashtagged #RaiseYourHorns, if they'd ever struggled themselves. The campaign comes as a response to the [...]
Beartooth has announced the details of Disease, their third studio album. Disease will be releasing on September 28, and you can hear two songs, "Disease" and "Bad Listener," now. The album is available for preorder at beartoothband.com. Beartooth has announced an accompanying tour in support of the full album, and you can see the full list [...]
This post originally published on Threads of Stars on July 20, 2018. All afternoon on July 20, 2017, my phone was going off: “did you see the news?” And I had; all of us in the rock community had, the news spreading through our tight knit family like a blackout, lights suddenly switched out. Chester [...]
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 [...]