The bassist of progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria- Michael Todd was arrested Sunday afternoon in Attleboro, Massachusetts before his band was to open for the newly reunited band Soundgarden.
Todd was arrested for armed robbery after allegedly holding up a Walgreens in Attleboro, MA earlier today according to TMZ.com
Police said, Michael Todd entered Walgreens pharmacy-Sunday and showed the staff a note on his phone saying he had a bomb. Todd demanded six bottles of OxyContin before leaving in a taxi cab to the Comcast Centre in Mansfield, Massachusetts where Coheed and Cambria were backstage and about to perform.
Michael Todd was arrested and charged with armed robbery and possession of a class B controlled substance. He is being held at Attleboro Police Department on $10,000 bail.
Today- July 3 marks the 40th death anniversary of The Doors frontman- Jim Morrison.
The Doors is one of the most successful and influential bands in the world of rock and roll. Jim Morrison died in Paris July 3, 1971 at the age of 27. Morrison was found dead in a bathtub in Paris by his girlfriend Pamela Courson who lived with him.
News about Jim Morrison's death was not made public until after his burial in Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris.
His death was surrounded by suspicious circumstances and conspiracy theories abound.
Jim Morrison’s bandmates Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger, will mark the 40th anniversary and will perform at the Bataclan Club in Paris today July 3.