1. Doors Members Robby Krieger and John Densmore Reunite for All-Star Tribute to Ray Manzarek

    February 13, 2016 6:24 PM EST Friday (Feb. 12) would have been late Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek ’s 77th birthday and his surviving bandmates -- Robby Krieger and John Densmore -- celebrated by reuniting on stage for the first time in 15 years at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre. The Doors' Robby Krieger &…

  2. Cage the Elephant: 'Rock Has Almost Become a Dirty Word'

    December 04, 2015 2:42 PM EST The title of Cage the Elephant ’s fourth album, Tell Me I’m Pretty (Dec. 18, RCA), isn’t a command: It’s a cry for help. “You can look at it with a dark underbelly,” says frontman Matt Shultz , 32. ” ‘ Please , tell me I’m pretty -- I need this!’ ” The Kentucky-bred, Nashville-based alt…

  3. Jack Black and Boy George Energetically Cover The Doors' 'Hello, I Love You'

    July 14, 2015 10:34 PM EDT Jack Black and Boy George both expressed their love of The Doors while visiting Conan on Monday. "Jim Morrison had the best yell," Black repeatedly told Conan O'Brien. In what at first seemed like a spontaneous request, O'Brien asked the two men to sing a cover of "…

  4. Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The Doors' 'Fire' Lit Up The Hot 100

    July 29, 2014 10:05 AM EDT On this date 47 years ago, the band's legendary 'Light My Fire' burned a path to No. 1 With his skintight leather pants, come-hither looks and sex appeal, The Doors frontman, Jim Morrison, was the quintessential rock god of the late '60s. And on July 29, 1967, acolytes of…

  5. Doors Survivors Still Working on Ray Manzarek Tribute: 'We Don't Want It to Be Half-Assed'

    May 29, 2014 9:33 AM EDT Robby Krieger talks long-in-the-works tribute to the late keyboardist, plus his upcoming visit to Bonnaroo to play in Skrillex's Superjam set Robby Krieger says he and John Densmore still plan to pay musical tribute to their late Doors bandmate Ray Manzarek, but logistics have proven to…

  6. The Doors' Robby Krieger, John Densmore Reunite to Honor Ray Manzarek

    February 10, 2014 1:28 AM EST The Doors' Robby Krieger has been working on getting a bunch of musicians together to memorialize fellow band member, Ray Manzarek, who died last year . "We want to bring together those who Ray either idolized or guys who idolized Ray, maybe at the Greek or The Hollywood Bowl for a…

  7. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog-rock effort with Billy Sherwood of Yes,…

  8. Robby Krieger Talks Manzarek Tribute, Doors App

    August 09, 2013 10:15 AM EDT Robby Krieger has plenty on his creative plate these days. But he still misses his Doors bandmate and longtime partner Ray Manzarek, who died of bile duct cancer on May 20 at the age of 74. "It's taking awhile to get over it," Krieger tells Billboard.com. "I knew him for…

  9. The Doors' Robby Krieger & John Densmore Bury the Hatchet

    July 04, 2013 6:16 AM EDT After years of litigious feuding, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore will come together to honor late keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Robby Krieger, guitarist for The Doors, has announced that he and fellow surviving member John Densmore will reunite for at least one last time.…

  10. The Doors Light Up Sunset With Linda Perry, Dead Sara + More

    August 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT All-Star Tribute Caps 'The Doors Day' in West Hollywood ... Billboard Chats With John Densmore, Marilyn Manson, Billy Morrison The city of West Hollywood declared August 16, 2012 to be "The Doors Day" in a celebration that honored Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at the…

  11. The Doors Prep 'L.A. Woman' Reissue with 'Amazing' Bonus Material

    November 11, 2011 3:35 PM EST Full details are forthcoming, but Doors guitarist Robby Krieger says the upgraded and expanded edition of the original group's 1971 swan song "L.A. Woman," due out early next year, is a revelation. "It's pretty cool," Krieger tells Billboard.com. "We found a…

  12. Jim Morrison to Be Pardoned for Indecent Exposure

    December 08, 2010 4:53 PM EST The Doors' Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon Thursday for an indecent exposure conviction in Florida that resulted when the late singer pulled what a bandmate called "a mind trip on the audience, and they totally fell for it." Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday got a…

  13. Doors Legal Dispute Nearing Resolution

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The end is near for a bitter legal dispute between the three surviving members of the Doors now that the California Supreme Court has refused to take up their case. The end is near for a bitter legal dispute between the three surviving members of the Doors now that the California Supreme…

  14. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist confirmed to appear on the five-city Experience Hendrix tour. The outing begins Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C. Buddy Guy, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd are among the star guitarist…

  15. Death Permeates Lifetime Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors and the Grateful Dead won lifetime Grammy achievement awards yesterday (Feb. 10), although many of those honored did not live long enough to receive them. "Th Music greats such as Joan Baez, the Doors and the Grateful Dead won lifetime Grammy…

  16. Doors Celebrating 40th Anniversary With Projects

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As the Doors' surviving members gear up for the band's 40th anniversary -- with plans for a comprehensive boxed set, reissues, merchandise and an interactive Las Vegas attraction -- there is a possibi As the Doors' surviving members gear up for the band's 40th anniversary …

  17. Doors Drummer Wins Suit Over Band Name

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The former drummer for the Doors won a permanent injunction on Friday preventing his bandmates from using the rock group's name while touring with a revamped version of the legendary 1960s act. The former drummer for the Doors won a permanent injunction on Friday preventing his bandmates…

  18. Billboard Bits: 'Decades Rock,' Nada Surf, Foo Fighters

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Decades Rock,' Nada Surf, Foo Fighters VH1 Classic and World Productions have created "Decades Rock Live," a new live concert series featuring rock and soul artists who have influenced popular music over the past 50 years. The show will debut in September on VH1…

  19. Doors Revisit 'L.A. Woman,' Head To Paris

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Original Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger have something special in mind for their Aug. 24 performance at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y. The group, touring under the name Doors 21st Century Original Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger have something special in mind for…

  20. Copeland Settles With Doors Members

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland has amicably settled his lawsuit against two surviving members of the Doors, now touring under the moniker the Doors of the 21st Century. Copeland had sued the g Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland has amicably settled his lawsuit against two…

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