Five Finger Death Punch Bassist Celebrates Six Months of Sobriety
Five Finger Death Punch bassist Chris Kael has shared a celebratory Instagram post revealing that he has been sober for six months. "Cheers to sobriety!" he wrote, with the hashtags #SixMonths #SoberAsFuck #LivingLifeOnLifesTerms #ShitYesSon.
Kael has spoken extensively on his struggles with addiction in the past. Earlier this year he shared a number of social media posts that revealed he was abusing both alcohol and cocaine, eventually went to rehab and is writing a book documenting his life called Pounding for Pain.
"I got hit HARD with depression combined with drinking and cocaine that had definitely gotten the best of me," he wrote in a post on Instagram. "I hit an incredibly depressing low in February, realized that things were no longer in my control, gave myself to the universe and sought help in rehab here in Vegas."
He continued, "I look forward to traveling the world with @ffdp again beginning in April. I have a whole new appreciation for the job of which I’ve been given. I thank them for sticking by me as I went through all I had to go through to finally man up and seek help on my own."
You can check out Kael's latest post below. Five Finger Death Punch are currently in the midst of their summer co-headlining tour with Breaking Benjamin. Earlier this week they announced a fall leg where they will be accompanied by Bad Wolves, In Flames and From Ashes to New.
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