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Yes, the Doors were very good. Not metal but, I think they probably influenced it.  I love the song "The End". Some people say that Glenn Danzig's voice is like a cross between Elvis and Morrison. I tend to agree. Do you dig Danzig? And what are some of your favorite Doors songs or lyrics?

Not really related, but from the same era, Pink Floyd is far and away one of my favorite bands of all time.

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Psychedelic rock is awesome.  I like Jimi Hendrix too, but don't know his stuff as well. What would be a good album to start with? What are the best Psychedelic albums out there? Anyone, feel free to make a recommendation.  One of the best is Pink Floyd's Piper at the Gates of Dawn, IMO.  Have you heard the tragic story of Syd Barrett? He had so much potential.

Then there's Psychedelic Metal. Anyone into that stuff? In the Woods . . . , some Tiamat, etc. A lesser known example is the Grymyrk demo by thorns. It has no vocals or drums, it's just loads of seriously trippy riffs. I myself find several Burzum riffs to be "psychedelic" but I guess it's subjective. I'd love to hear anybodies recommendations for good psych metal.

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Er, I can recommend what I think is the best Doors album, is called "Waiting for the Sun"--is awesome!! No, I have not heard about Syd Barrett--I like a couple of Pink Floyd's songs, though--"Another Brick In The Wall" + "Money" are good songs!! There is another one of their songs I love, but, can't think of the name of it..The video had an Indian dude in it though and he was in the mountains..I believe it was called, "Learning To Fly"?? Anyhow...

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Yep, Learning to Fly, not one of my favorites, but a good song. Syd Barrett was Pink Floyd's original singer/guitar player/song writer. He wrote nearly all of their first album (which sounds fairly dissimilar to the others). He probably had a pre existing disposition toward mental illness, and after taking tons of acid and possibly being dosed without his knowledge several times, he had a complete breakdown and had to leave the band . . . then they went on to become one of the biggest bands in the world.

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