Published on Aug 25, 2016

Matt Heafy, singer and guitarist for Trivium, dives into the difficulties of coping with fame while being prone to panic attacks and social anxiety. He goes on to note that part of finding his balance is the catharsis of music, physical activity, and support from loved ones -- and knowing he needs these tools is half the battle.

Interview conducted by Joseph Penola | Videography by Laura Desantis-Olsson | Edited by Pawl Bazile | Music by John Penola

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