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. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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.…

  7. The Doors and Ray Manzarek Debut on Social 50 Chart

    May 31, 2013 11:30 PM EDT Both the Doors and its founding member Ray Manzarek enter the Social 50 chart this week, following Manzarek's death on May 20.  The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and Instagram. The chart's methodology…

  8. The Doors: A Billboard Chart History

    May 21, 2013 12:58 AM EDT Following the death of Doors keyboardist and founding member Ray Manzarek, Billboard looks back on the legendary rock band's chart legacy. Manzarek died Monday at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74. The Doors was one of the most successful bands on the Billboard 200…

  9. Ray Manzarek of The Doors Is Dead at 74

    May 20, 2013 5:41 PM EDT Legendary keyboardist dies after battle with bile duct cancer. "I will miss my musical brother," says John Densmore Last year, as the Doors released a 40th anniversary edition of its vaunted "L.A. Woman" album, keyboardist Ray Manzarek spoke about how the then-46…

  10. The Doors' John Densmore Hopes Book Spurs 'Dialogue' With Bandmates

    February 22, 2013 4:35 PM EST Drummer chats exclusively with Billboard about "The Doors: Unhinged" ... says he won't play with a "Jimitator," but a singer like Eddie Vedder? "I'm open to it" While his new book may light some fires with his cohorts from the Doors, John Densmore…

  11. 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…

  12. Jim Morrison Would 'Love' Skrillex + The Doors, Says Ray Manzarek

    January 20, 2012 7:00 AM EST Plus, Talks 'Buried Treasures' In 'L.A. Woman' Reissue & Documentary As the Doors begin The Year of the Doors with a 40th anniversary release of "L.A. Woman" and an accompanying documentary, keyboardist Ray Manzarek says he hopes to spend more time "…

  13. 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…

  14. The Doors Team Up With Skrillex

    October 07, 2011 2:00 PM EDT With celebrity DJs and a-list producers becoming more and more like the rock stars of old, the documentary "RE:GENERATION" attempts to bring the two even closer together. The most striking combo is perhaps that of dubstep artist Skrillex (Sonny Moore, formerly of the screamo punk…

  15. 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Lady Gaga Has 'Rocked the Zeitgeist'

    June 01, 2011 12:37 PM EDT Even though it took some doing, "Weird Al" Yankovic has no hard feelings towards Lady Gaga over the struggle to release "Perform This Way," his parody of her hit "Born This Way" and the first single from his forthcoming new album "Alpocalypse." Gaga&…

  16. 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…

  17. Fillmore West Documentary Revived For DVD

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 40 years after it closed for good, famed San Francisco concert venue the Fillmore West will be back in the spotlight this fall via the documentary "Fillmore: The Last Days." Nearly 40 years after it closed for good, famed San Francisco concert venue the Fillmore West will be…

  18. 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…

  19. Manzarek Eyes Doors Documentary, Other Projects

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Marking the 41st anniversary of the release of the Doors' classic self-titled album are several band-related projects already in shops and on the horizon. Tops on the list is an as-yet-untitled docume Marking the 41st anniversary of the release of the Doors' classic self-titled…

  20. 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 …

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