Michael LoBue

Michael LoBue

Words written by Michael LoBue… So I’m on my very first bus & truck tour… as time goes by, all of us crew are getting to know each other and then I start to notice, most all of us have something in common… in one way or another, most of us are “running from...
Andy Frasco

Andy Frasco

Dear Friends, When you think of a musician’s life and mind state, what do you think? Constant laughs in between solos, drugs, orgies, tour buses and rock n roll? Thinking “that person is living the dream, being exactly who they always wanted to be, no worries in the...
Monet Weir

Monet Weir

The crossover between mental health and the music industry is something that often goes unnoticed unless it is of value to the news and media industry. Growing up in the music industry is an exciting way to see life, but also a very dark way to see life. The exciting...
Deren Ney

Deren Ney

“No Plan B.” That was the mantra for my band. Every time we weren’t sure if we should play it safe or double down, the conclusion was the same: Let’s go for it. Because whatever happened, we’d never break up. There was no Plan B. That mantra got us through...
Jesse Palter

Jesse Palter

  How The Music Industry’s Mental Health Crisis Has Affected Me Suicide runs in my family. On both sides. The day I signed my record deal, my aunt took her own life by drowning herself in the Hudson River. A few months after that, my uncle took his life. In a matter...
LeAnne Devol

LeAnne Devol

  I have been partners with a musician for over a decade now. We started our relationship as long distance, and eventually my husband’s music career allowed for more location flexibility, which then meant togetherness for us. “I don’t know how you do it, LeAnne” is...