Helping the Music Industry Cope – Billboard Magazine Article

Billboard Magazine’s Hannah Karp interviewed me for a very cool music industry piece in the publication’s News section, “From The Desk Of”.  This article appeared on Billboard.com  and as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Band Dynamics – 14 Rules for Being a Good Bandmate

February 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Band Dynamics, Music, Musician, Singer

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. […]

Addiction Captures Amy Winehouse

July 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Addiction, Awareness, Health, Music, Musician, Singer

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 […]

Band Dynamics with Wayne Kramer from the MC5

March 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Addiction, Band Dynamics, Music, Musician

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 […]