Dave Navarro Opens Up About His Late Mother In 'Mourning Son' Documentary: Exclusive

Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction
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Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction performs at the Coors Light Carb Day 2015 during the 2015 Indy 500 Festival at  on May 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fans are about to experience a side of Dave Navarro that he's rarely shared before. 

In a new documentary titled Mourning Son, the Jane's Addiction co-founder opens up about his mother’s tragic murder in 1983. In the clip premiering below, Navarro expresses the apprehension he has toward recounting the story: “It feels ugly to tell the story. I get choked up and when I tell the A to B to C story... I get intense.

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“Everything I’ve done in my life has been about walking through fear and getting on the other side of it and going, 'that wasn’t so bad.' Everything: performing, dating, TV, radio, marriage, divorce, drug addiction. Here’s the best way to put it: I’ve been given the opportunity to look at the darkest element in my life and walk away.”

Watch a preview of Mourning Son below. The documentary, directed by Todd Newman, will be available Tuesday, Dec. 1, on VOD and iTunes.