City RockFest Founder, Seventh Day Slumber Frontman Battled Drug Addiction Before Finding Faith


By Jenelle Jancil – Staff Writer

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Joseph Rojas tried his first drug at the age of 12.

He and a friend split a Xanax pill, which they washed down with Southern Comfort whiskey.

At 14, he had his first line of cocaine, and as an adult, his cocaine addiction cost him $400 a day.

Rojas, the frontman of Christian rock band Seventh Day Slumber, says an encounter with God in the back of an ambulance changed the course of his life. He hopes to help others by sharing his story onstage at his concerts.

Rojas will bring City RockFest, the touring Christian rock festival he founded, to Landis Hall at the Junction Center in Manheim on Friday.

The musician grew up in a single-parent household, where his mom worked hard to…click here to continue reading