His guitarist Doors, Robbie Krieger announced that he is writing his first memoirs. The book entitled “Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar with The Doors” is expected to be released in October by the publishing house Little, Brown and Company. The Doors do not need recommendations and in a perfect world neither would Krieger. He joined the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, was hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists of all time and continues to collaborate with artists such as Miley Cyrus and Alice in Chains to this day, according to APE.
However, Robbie Krieger does not often talk about his remarkable career and for this reason his memoirs are eagerly awaited. In the book of about 320 pages with the help of the author, former Dead Kennedys singer Jeff Alois, the legendary musician talks about the Doors’ legendary career and his own life. According to the publisher’s description, “Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar with The Doors” promises “stories that have not been retold since the Doors’ dynamic years, as well as a new perspective on its myriad iconic moments. band and a picture of Krieger’s career “.
Through a series of short vignettes, the Doors guitarist takes readers to where it all happened: to the pawnshop where he bought his first guitar, to the prison cell where a teenager was taken after a drug raid, to his parents’ living room where composed the first songs with Jim Morrison, at the empty bars and backyard parties where the Doors gave their first clumsy concerts, at the studios where their iconic songs were recorded and at the many venues where the concerts ended in historic turmoil. summary of memoirs to be released on 12 October.
In the book, Krieger also reveals moving details about the most difficult struggles of his life, his drug addiction, his twin brother’s mental health problems and his own battle with cancer.