May 8, 2018

Because we don’t want anyone else to experience what we have. This explains it. Read it if you’re struggling to understand or trying to love someone who is at ground zero with this kind of tragedy.

May 8, 2018

     Today as I sit by my bench in my humble little guitar shop, with no one around to talk to, to pat me on the back, to motivate me to move and dream, I run across this article. Four years ago today was the last day I spent with my son. It was a really bad day, one t...

April 30, 2018

May 1 will be 4 years since we got the news no one ever wants to hear. The battle against an illness that wanted him dead was a painful journey Erik and our family. His death was devastating for his sister Chloe and for us as parents. This May 1st looks different. We a...

April 8, 2018

A little news from the E.B. Rooster side of things....

It’s a great day when a virtuoso like Joey Landreth uses your guitar to try out the new Revv gu...

April 3, 2018

We are a part of a group of warriors. This is a group that we have grown to love. We began as complete strangers. A tragedy invited us to lean on each other. The sorrow in each of our eyes tell the story of those we have loved and lost. The members of this group are pe...

March 12, 2018

Erik’s mother Cindy writes, “(Erik’s sister) Chloe remembers the day he made the mistake of wearing bike shorts to school--he was bullied everyday after that. Eventually, he made a conscious decision to be tougher than anyone else and his tender heart began to harden w...

February 22, 2018

If you understand the mission of our little guitar company, you will understand why this Dad gets emotional when I put decals with my sons image on headstocks. As I wait for the decal to release from the paper I am flooded with emotions about Erik Blom. Thankful for h...

December 1, 2017

I got permission to share part of a post from a mom in my GRASP (grief after substance passing) group. Thought she did a good job describing what many mom's go through. Hopefully it will help if you run into others like us.

From GRASP....My head knows that my son has be...

November 17, 2017

Thank you Visit Franklin for the opportunity to be part of this video series.

is a huge side benefit of the creativity on my part.

November 16, 2017

The first video was created to introduce you to Erik's story. We share this to help crush the stigma around mental illness and substance use disorder. We have found there is so much energy behind traumatic grief and loss. We share our story, build guitars, walk with th...

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