Frontman of Everclear, A&R rep, and activist Art Alexakis shares his experience using substances starting from an early age, and how he recovered. He discusses a difficult childhood that led to a life of music, sobriety, and activism.
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About Art Alexakis
Art is the singer-songwriter and guitarist of Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists. Alexakis founded several record labels throughout his career and worked as an A&R representative for major record labels between and during his own musical projects. Later he became a political activist, and lobbied for special concerns which included drug awareness policies, and support of the families of the military.