5 Living Male American Rock Singers Who Fought Depression

One of the trending news in the music industry is about Justin Bieber’s treatment for depression. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) or simply called depression is a type of mental disorder.

According to NIMH, 7.1% of the total US adult population are suffering from MDD. We did a little research on some of the famous male American rock singers who battled against depression and who are still alive today. Check it out!

Famous American Singers Fighting Depression

Here are some of the popular male American rock singers who once suffered from depression.


Randy Blythe

David Randall Blythe is known to be the lead vocalist and lyricist of the band Lamb of God. It is an American heavy metal band. Randy’s music genres are mostly subgenres of rock music such as groove metal, thrash metal, hardcore punk, and death metal.

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Howsmon Davis or popularly called JD is the lead vocalist and front man of Korn. It is an American nu metal band. His music genres are of course nu metal, alternative metal, heavy metal, electronica, industrial metal, and heavy metal.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is known to be the leader of E Street Band. He is nicknamed “The Boss”. He received 20 Grammy awards so far. The music genres of Bruce are rock, rock and roll, heartland rock, and folk-rock.

James Taylor

James Vernon Taylor is a five-time Grammy award winner. He is both singer-songwriter and guitarist. James Taylor is considered to be one of the best-selling music artists. He plays rock, pop, folk rock, soft rock, country folk, and Christmas music.

Gerard Way

Gerard Arthur Way is known to be the lead vocalist and co-founder of My Chemical Romance. He is also a comic book writer; in fact, he received several awards for his comic book series.His music genres are alternative rock, punk rock, emo, pop punk, and post-hardcore.

There you have the 5 male American rock singers who fought against depression. What is common among them are of course the typical symptoms of MDD.

If you are experiencing sadness or depression for at least 2 weeks paired with low self-esteem, we recommend that you visit a psychologist.

Now that you know them more, why don’t you check out their upcoming events and tours below? Attending concerts of these depression survivors will make you happier.

Upcoming Concerts and Tours of Our Featured Singers

Here are the upcoming concert and tour dates of these 5 American male rock singers who were successful in fighting against depression. We personally checked out for their dates.

James Taylor

He has 12 concerts and tours for this year starting from April 17 to May 11. For the month of April 17, 19 – 20, 24, 26 -27, he’ll be at Las Vegas, NV – The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

There you have it. If you have a very close friend whom you think suffers from depression, we recommend that you call him right now and tell him or her that you are buying a concert ticket for the both of you.

Make your close friend happy because she or he needs you now the most.

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