Billy Sheehan says Scientology has been ‘incredibly helpful’ to him: ‘I’ve been there for over 50 years’

Legendary guitarist Billy Sheehanan outspoken member of the Church of Scientology, was asked in a new interview with the SDR Show to name the “biggest misconception” the general public has about the religion he founded. L Ron Hubbard in the 1950s. Answered (as written by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “There are a lot of them … Well, we go to the doctors. We believe in science and we believe in education. Education is a big thing. I am a lover of language and I love defining words. And that is the basis for understanding everything, is understanding language and defining words.”

He continued, “I’ve been a science lover my whole life. I was a young little paleontologist, astronomer, and biologist. I had a microscope lab when I was a little kid. So I’m on scientific grounds. My mother worked for Roswell Park, a famous cancer institute in Buffalo, New York We had a medical science background in our home and family, so the truth and the truth and “two plus two equals four” is a very important thing to me, and that’s what I think it’s all about.

“I don’t talk much about it just because I know there are a lot of detractors who get upset when it happens. Anyone Talking about it, I understand that,” Sheehan added. “But I stick to my gun, and I know it’s good with the good guys. There are some amazing rumors floating around and a lot of bad stories. I’d never get involved in something that wasn’t so advanced, and I’ve been there for over 50 years. It’s been a great adventure, You have helped me unbelievably in my life.I took quite a bit of drugs in high school.They had a great program to clean drugs out of your body and start over,it was a great thing for me.They did an IQ test before and after and it’s amazing how many points you will earn [after you’ve given up drugs]. so interesting.

“But I respect all religions and I respect people who differ as well.”

according to distractsScientology has been a controversial weave in news and pop culture for decades, with documentaries like 2015 Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Beliefs And the Leah Remini‘s “Scientology and Beyond” Demonstrate the ugly side of religion, including alleged manipulation and abuse, rapid draining of funds, and refusal of mental health treatment. But the church has repeatedly denied any allegations from former followers about the religion, including alleged cases of psychological and physical abuse within the organization. Many famous actors, including Tom CruiseAnd the Kirsty AlleyAnd the john Travolta And the Elizabeth MossShe still practices Scientology to this day.

earlier this month, Sheehan He confirmed that he was unable to join him sons of Apollo The bandmates are on their South American tour in August due to the fact that he is not immune to COVID-19. He was his replacement on the trip Angra‘s Felipe Andreoli. Sheehan Tell SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk” He had “advised him to avoid” getting the COVID-19 vaccine due to “certain suffering” in his family.

according to Medical news todayThere are very few medical reasons for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine. They include a history of severe allergic reactions, pericarditis, or endocarditis after a previous COVID-19 vaccine.

“People considering getting a COVID-19 vaccine may worry about complications and side effects. However, for nearly all individuals, the known risks of contracting COVID-19 far outweigh any potential risks of a COVID-19 vaccine.”

The Church of Scientology does not have an official position on vaccines, according to time magazine. However, the Church emphasizes “the harmful effects of drugs, toxins, and other chemicals that reside in the body and create a biochemical barrier to spiritual well-being,” according to it. His website.

In addition to SheehanAnd the sons of Apollo Previous Features Dream theater Individuals Mike Portnoy (drums) and Derek Chernyan (keyboard) ,Rune “Bumblefoot” third (guitar; ex-guns not flowers) And the Jeff Scott Soto (singing; ex-a tripPrevious-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN’S Rising Power).

sons of Apollosecond studio album, “MMXX” (pronounced: 20/20), released January 2020 via InsideOut Music/Sony.

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