Show Notes

Brandon Jordan has been a professional musician all of his adult life. He founded the infamous punk band KillRadio (Columbia Records) in 2002 and toured the world with bands like Green DayMy Chemical Romance, and Rise Against, until his drug addiction made performing impossible. 

Fascinating interview, his family story includes a grandfather who was a dealer to Peter, Paul and Mary and Bob Dylan. Thus starts Brandon's story and how his grandfather got Brandon's dad hooked when he was 14. But this story has a happy ending. 

Brandon got treatment with the support of MusicCares in 2007 and has been sober for more than a decade. Now, Brandon brings the power of music to those in need through Rock to Recovery. He works nationally with the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) program and in the Los Angeles area with veterans, at-risk teens, and individuals in treatment for addiction or mental illness. He has written more than 3500 songs with those in the Rock to Recovery program. 

Currently, Brandon conducts 22 sessions a week, serving approximately 250 people. He also engages in solo music projects and plays with the Rock to Recovery band, Sacred Sons.