Published on Aug 30, 2016

Richard Patrick, frontman for Filter (and the supergroups, Army of Anyone & The Damning Well), talks to us about his suicide attempt, alcoholism, and how asking for help made a massive difference in his life.

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


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