On the Mornday morning of 24/11/2014,
Dr. Jim woke to the nightmare of losing his business and home to a fire that made national news and faced suicide
Dr. Jim lost his business and home to a electrical fire that made national news in late 2014.
He experienced immense emotional pain and financial strain and faced suicidal thoughts.
3.5 Years later...
Dr. Jim discovers the hidden power of his voice,
and performs 'Diamonds and Rust' at the Whiskey Go-Go bar in LA.
He changes the lyrics of the song to about Michael Hutchence suicide, while also honouring Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington before playing the final song of the night with Judas Priest.
Then on the 22/11/17, he goes onto create the inaugural, Im Just A Man Gala Ball on the 20th anniversary of Michael Hutchence passing, in Melbourne, fundraising for both Movember and Beyond Blue
GrungeX is born to empower and honour mens mental health (anxiety, depression, suicide) with the 10 CoMan-Ments
of rock n roll music.