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MusiCares talks with Bob Forest - Why Drug and Alcohol Addiction Intervention Fail

MusiCares® Talks with Bob Forrest – Why Drug and Alcohol Addiction Intervention Fail

MusiCares® Talks with Bob Forrest – Why Drug and Alcohol Addiction Intervention Fail It’s very hard to get through to artists when they are engrossed in addiction.  Addictions Interventions don’t always work. Even with family and loved ones begging someone to go to rehab, people will walk away from an addiction intervention because... [Read more ⇒]

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MusiCaresFoundation® Talks to Slash about Addiction

MusiCaresFoundation® Talks to Slash about Addiction MusiCares® talks to Slash about coming to terms with his addiction to drugs and alcohol. Struggling with different types of addiction, Slash broke through the denial, found help, and overcame his addictions.  Read More →

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Band Dynamics – 14 Rules for Being a Good Bandmate

A band is simultaneously a friendship, a collaborative partnership and a business. Although it might be less personal and intimate than a romantic relationship, it is quite possibly more complicated. That’s because there are usually more than two people involved, and everyone has an opinion. We are artists after all, so being sensitive and... [Read more ⇒]

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Lady Antebellum on Group Therapy: ‘Any Band Needs It’

Disclosure from Jodi Milstein: Although I have not worked with Lady Antebellum, I would like to share this interview from extra where members of Lady Antebellum discuss how their band benefited from Group Therapy.  Working with bands on group dynamics is my specialty.  If your band or a band you work can benefit from better communication, please... [Read more ⇒]

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Addiction Captures Amy Winehouse

Addiction captured another talented artist today, Amy Winehouse. The death of a young artist with so much potential for a bright future is heartbreaking. However, how do you help someone who is on a path of self-destruction under the influence of drugs and alcohol? The initial answer is that an addict MUST possess a strong desire to help themselves.... [Read more ⇒]

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Band Dynamics with Wayne Kramer from the MC5

Detroit native Wayne Kramer was a founding member and guitarist of the revolutionary band the MC5, which came from the same Detroit music scene that produced The Stooges, KISS, and Ted Nugent. With co-guitarist Fred Sonic Smith, Kramer’s aggressive, noisy style on the band’s 1969 debut, Kick Out The Jams, became a landmark in the evolution... [Read more ⇒]

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