Todd ‘Zman’ Zalkins grew up during the Long Beach punk rock scene, where surfing and back yard parties were nothing but the norm. When Sublime first started playing shows, Todd was right there in the middle of it all, and as Sublimes success grew, Todd stayed close with the band, especially lead singer Bradley Knowell.
What was your identity before using drugs and alcohol?
What was your identity in active addiction?
Have you connected to a new sense of self in your sobriety?
In this episode, Shane Ramer details the identity crisis he suffered after quitting alcohol and drugs, and how taking his two-year-old to a hardcore punk show made him feel like he was finally on his way back home to his true self.