Minneapolis, MN — Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 — Born in Alaska in the late ’80s, Shane “Jack” Edwards’ childhood was fraught with loss, abuse, and isolation. Long-term exposure to his experiences caused some serious physical and mental health issues in his late 20’s that had him in and out of hospitals and psychiatric wards for a couple of years.
Diagnosed with PTSD, social anxiety, general anxiety, and severe depressive disorder in his late 20’s, there weren’t as many resources to deal with these conditions when he was younger, believing himself to just be broken, or too damaged to be allowed to exist. After multiple failed suicide attempts, he moved away from everybody and everything he knew in order to find out who he was under all of the pain.
Music has always been an escape and an inspiration for him, now using it as a means to both expresses himself without needing to speak, and interact wi