Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.
Ray Manzarek On The Doors’ “Live At The Bowl ’68″: “Those Four Guys Were The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse!”
With their second #1 single under their belt (“Hello, I Love You”; the first was “Light My Fire”) the Doors were on top of the world, having realized all their dreams of becoming rock stars in just a few short years. “The best laid plans of mice and men had not gone astray yet,” Manzarek muses. “We dreamed of putting a rock and roll band together on Venice Beach in the summer of 1965. This is now the summer of 1968 and we had attained the goal. We wanted to be as big as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, and we had arrived at that place.”
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The Doors have just released a brand new video for “L.A. Woman” to help promote the deluxe reissue of their L.A.Woman album. The video features skateboarders Kenny Anderson, Alex Olson and Braydon Szafranski giving a […]
After 40 years since [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Doors[/lastfm]’ final studio release L.A. Woman in 1971, members of the group premiered the first unreleased track from the session recordings all those years earlier. In celebration of the […]
Brace yourself for ‘The Year Of The Doors,’ starting Monday when the iconic ’60s rock group debuts the first unreleased track in celebration of the 40th Anniversary reissue of their last studio album L.A. Woman. […]