Alpha Rev Frontman Casey McPherson/Suicide Survivor, mental health advocate

Alpha Rev’s Casey McPherson’s music has so much emotional depth and beauty, one begins to sense that this charismatic frontman has been to very, very dark places and lived to tell about it. McPherson was incredibly open in this interview about his father’s suicide, and later, the suicide of his only brother. The former front man of Endochine, Mcpherson dissolved his band of five years and formed Alpha Rev to grapple with the aftermath of grief.

Today, McPherson helps other suicide survivors by advocating for mental health with the National Institute of Mental Health and offers up layered, orchestral, melody driven masterpieces.

Casey’s father suffered from Bipolar disorder and Mcpherson says he likely also suffers from the disorder. However, Mcpherson’s self-care is so exact, and his heart so open to accepting the beauty and the heartache of bipolar disorder, that he manages without medication.

“Music changes people,” says McPherson. “We’re trying to find happiness in music as opposed to self-destruction,” Indeed.

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