Jim Morrison: Breaking Free from the Greatest Generation

"Break on through to the other side!" snarled Jim Morrison on the first track of The Doors' 1967 debut album. The Doors. 1967. Elektra Records. Morrison's musical existence revolved around spirituality and enlightenment. The band's name came from Aldous Huxley's The Doors of Perception, a memoir detailing psychedelic experiences. Morrison was often drunk and stoned … Continue reading Jim Morrison: Breaking Free from the Greatest Generation

Jon Schaffer: Iced Earth, the Capitol Riot, and Right-Wing Art

It's not every day we see a heavy metal musician, like Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth, involve himself in a political insurrection. As such, Schaffer's looking at roughly four years in prison for carrying bear mace and invading federal property during the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth Shortly … Continue reading Jon Schaffer: Iced Earth, the Capitol Riot, and Right-Wing Art