Tag: mental health

Video game addiction might become a mental health diagnosis

There's no denying that video games are a massive part of popular culture—and an even bigger part of certain people's lives. However, the World Health...

Movements, Halflives, more discuss mental health in the music industry

There’s been an encouraging trend in both the music world (and society at large) over the last few years toward a more open dialogue...

Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix “understands the darkness” Chester Bennington faced

Commenting on Chester Bennington during a recent interview, Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix says he understands the demons that the Linkin Park frontman struggled with. Read...

A new mental health support line aims to help musicians

A new, 24/7 mental health support line has been launched in an effort to help individuals in the music industry. Read more: Op-Ed: How touring...

Kesha shares honest note on balancing mental health and holiday joy

Kesha has shared a heartfelt, personal entry on Time.com that explores the intersection of personal health and holiday joy. In her essay, she highlights...

Op-Ed: How touring has impacted my mental health as a band member

by Russell Ullrich I remember the first time I experienced tour depression. A pillow, a blanket and a pair of noise-cancelling ear buds were my...

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows on depression: “The stigma is disheartening”

Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows is speaking out on mental health, detailing his time spent battling depression and highlighting the need for understanding in...

Cold Waves Festival jumpstarts the fury of industrial-rock

  It started out as a tribute to a friend. Jamie Duffy was a bona fide underground-rock fixture in the Chicago club scene, a highly...

Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds opens up on mental health struggles

Enter Shikari vocalist Rou Reynolds didn't sleep for a week following a 2015 panic attack. The British musician is opening up about that experience—and...

GutterLIFE share powerful statement on addiction and suicidal thoughts

Melodic-punk band GutterLIFE just released a powerful music video for "Haunted," which deals with drug overdose and regret. Vocalist Matthew VanRossem wrote a letter about...