Still Rocking Through The Ages: Billy Idol & Rick Allen of Def Leppard Discuss Personal Tragedy & Triumph on

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Icons of Rock Billy Idol and Rick Allen of Dep Leppard on Resiliency Radio for a rare and revealing interview about overcoming tragedy and addiction in the world of Rock Roll. Listen in to these rock legends sharing inspirational and personal stories of overcoming all odds, hosted by Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe on (Broadcast Live, June 17, 2010 6:30PT)

Allen and Idol share insights and rock and roll humor as they turn the pages to their famed and textured path through rock and roll.

In this informal interview with Billy Idol, Allen and Idol share insights and rock and roll humor as they turn the pages to their famed and textured path through rock and roll. Billy Idol faced near death twice, surviving a drug overdose and almost fatal motorcycle accident that left him immobile and having to teach himself to walk again. How these rockers stay on top, how they survived and live today is all candidly revealed in this next episode of Resiliency Radio. June 17, 2010 6:30PT

When a horrific car accident in 1984 left Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen with only one arm, his journey through painful emotion and physical healing began taking him onto his present day path of resiliency. Today Rick Allen tours with Def Leppard and inspires others through his personal story and the power of the drum. Together with wife and healing artist Lauren Monroe, Allen co-founded the L.A. based nonprofit Raven Drum Foundation and the Veterans Resiliency Project. As a service to veterans, their families and all people going through difficult times, they created Resiliency Radio, a program hosted by Allen and Monroe that includes interviews with celebrities and cutting edge professionals in the fields of health and well being.

Resiliency Radio is sponsored by Raven Drum Foundation’sVeteran Resiliency Project and dedicated to healing and growth of veterans and their families.

To call in dial: 347-843-4903 during show times.

Resiliency Radio is a program of the Raven Drum Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2001 by Rick Allen, drummer for Def Leppard, and Lauren Monroe, MA, CMT. Raven Drum's mission is to serve, educate and empower veterans and people in crisis. The Veteran Resiliency Project is the foundation’s primary program and focuses on veterans and their families. This program guides participants and provides somatic and integrative tools that bring body and mind to a place of rest and balance. The foundation engages music as a tool for healing allowing participants to use rhythm as a form of release, an avenue for empowerment and a means to connect to others. This exciting new radio show taps into the very heart of Raven Drum allowing the message of resiliency to reach far and wide.


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