Originally Posted by Deathmetalconga
Moroseness, negativity, violence, destruction, self-destruction, self-absorption, indulgence, alienation. That's not an all-inclusive list.
Some may have produced dark art but if that was the pattern I would have noticed. It's not that cut-and-dried.
What about Keith Richards? Remarkable quantities of input and remarkably upbeat output.
Or Duane Allman (died in a crash but was a very heavy user). John Bonham. Tim Buckley. Bon Scott. Rick Grech. The list could go on ... none fit your description.