Released on October 17, 1977, the original pressing of the cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd album “Street Survivors” had a photograph of the band standing in flames. Eerily, Steve Gaines’ (in the middle) eyes were closed and his head appears to be engulfed in the flames.
Layne Staley lead singer of Alice In Chains was found dead by his mother and stepfather in his 5th Floor Condo at Grandview Plaza on April 20, 2002. His mother had called Seattle police to report that she had not heard from her son in over two weeks.
Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones was found motionless at the bottom of his pool at 11:15 PM on the night of July 2, 1969, at his home Cotchford Farm in Sussex. The circumstances surrounding his death are mysterious. The coroner’s report stated “death by misadventure”, and noted his liver and heart were heavily enlarged […]
This was where Jerry Garcia passed away on August 9, 1995 of a Heart Attack. An Autopsy was ordered and this is where it gets strange…
Brad Nowell played his last show with his band Sublime on May 24, 1996 at the Phoenix Theatre in Petaluma, California. Sublime had just kicked off a quick five day tour a month before the release of their self-titled major label album debut “Sublime”. Here are some photos from his final show.
Before Kurt Cobain committed suicide on on April 5, 1994, the police report states that he drank a Barq’s Root Beer and smoked some Camel Light cigarettes.
Gram Parsons became enamored with Joshua Tree National Monument in southeastern California. Alone or with friends, he would disappear in the desert for days searching for UFOs while under the influence of shrooms or LSD.
I am Raul Rossell II, born and raised in Los Angeles, California and founder of feelnumb.com. I’m not trying to be a Rock Star, I just write about them…