Everclear's Art Alexakis has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a form of multiple sclerosis in a letter to fans posted on the band's website. Alexakis says he was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) three years ago following a car accident, though doctors said he's had it for "anywhere between 10 to 20 years."
"One of the I have been drinking or on drugs for a long time. "Alexakis continued. He's been sober for almost 30 years. Which means we are stumbling sweaty, looking both tired and anxious at the same time, maybe a little more confused than usual, forgetting lyrics yet looking happy (which is weird for me), please know that I have not fall off the wagon. I just learn how to do the new me. "
Alexakis' first solo album, Sun Songs wants to be out" early summer. "He heads out on a solo tour of the LP in May a book about his life.