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Study Finds Musicians May Be More Likely to Suffer From Depression and Anxiety

A new study published by Help Musicians UK has discovered that musicians and musician industry professionals may be more than three times as likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than the general public:

The second indication of these early, preliminary ndings suggest that while artists nd solace in the production of music, working in the music industry might indeed be making musicians sick, or at least contributing towards their levels of mental ill-health.

Descendents Collaborate on Signature Beer

The Descendents have teamed up with Mikkeller Brewery to create “Feel This,” a coffee IPA named after a song from their latest album Hypercaffium Spazzinate.

“Having grown up in the punk rock and skate punk scene, it was an honor to be given the opportunity to create a beer for the Descendents to celebrate their recently released album,” said Bill Batten, Mikkeller SD Brew Master). “While doing this collaboration we got an opportunity to meet the Dark Matter boys and learn about their coffee process. Using their roasting profiles, in combination with our passion for hop-forward IPA’s, we were able to create a special beer as unique as the band.”

Moneen to Release ‘The Red Tree’ Box Set

Moneen will be doing a 10-year anniversary box set for The Red Tree. The band will be playing the album in full on January 7th at Lee’s Palace in Toronto — that will be the first opportunity to buy the box set.

The Red Tree anniversary box set features the album pressed on exclusive clear vinyl and includes 2 bonus tracks not available on the original release. Also included in the box is a 7” featuring 2 additional bonus tracks, a cassette with home-recorded demos and our DVD “It All Started With A Red Stripe” – all housed in a hand-painted and numbered box, limited to 300 copies.

Speak the Truth Even if Your Voice Shakes – “Go for the Throat” (Song Premiere)

Today we’ve got the premiere of Speak the Truth Even if Your Voice Shakes’ second new song. The track is called “Go for the Throat” and comes from a two-song self-titled 7” that will be coming out via Bad Timing Records.

The band will also be playing their first show on January 13th at the Constellation Room in Orange County, CA. Those details can be found below and tickets are available now.