1. Manager Shep Gordon: 'Everybody Beat Up Donald Trump for Saying Exactly What Jay Z's Songs Were Saying'

    January 05, 2017 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Shep Gordon is the legendary music manager who has represented the likes of Alice Cooper , Blondie and Pink Floyd . He knows a thing or two about good music, and in a new video shot at Summit at Sea in November, he sits for some shop talk with Th3rd ...

  2. For Jim Morrison's Birthday, How 10 Songs by The Doors Came to Life

    December 08, 2016 5:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Today we remember legendary Doors frontman Jim Morrison on what would have been his 73rd birthday (Dec. 8). Not only did he pave the way for psychedelic blues/rock music, Morrison was regarded by critics and friends as a respected poet as well as a ...

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

    February 13, 2016 6:24 PM EST 12.911 k 0 53 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 The ...

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

    July 14, 2015 10:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 a ...

  5. Jim Morrison Fans Campaign to Save Singer's Home

    May 06, 2015 3:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of Jim Morrison , the late singer for The Doors , are in a push to preserve his childhood home in New Mexico. A group of fans want his northeast Albuquerque home designated a historical site and placed in a list of tourist attractions in the ci ...

  6. The Doors' Self-Produced Documentary 'Feast of Friends' Finally Getting Release

    September 15, 2014 8:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Doors ' long lost self-produced documentary, Feast of Friends , will be seeing a proper releases more than four decades after its creation.  The 1968 film has been previously only available to fans as poor-quality bootlegs, but now it has b ...

  7. The Doors' Self-Produced Documentary 'Feast of Friends' Finally Getting Release

    September 15, 2014 8:36 PM EDT The Doors ' long lost self-produced documentary, Feast of Friends , will be seeing a proper releases more than four decades after its creation.  The 1968 film has been previously only available to fans as poor-quality bootlegs, but now it has ...

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

    July 29, 2014 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 & ...

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

    July 29, 2014 10:05 AM EDT 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 the Los Angeles band propelled The Doors' first hit ...

  10. New Jim Morrison Doc Focuses on Doors Legend's Early Years

    July 05, 2013 9:57 PM EDT A new documentary about the early life of Doors frontman Jim Morrison is in the works. Filmmakers Jeff Finn and Jess Finn are looking to raise $50,000 via a Kickstarter campaign so they can complete and release the doc, "Before the End: Jim ...

  11. 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 mos ...

  12. The Doors: A Billboard Chart History

    May 20, 2013 9:51 PM 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 m ...

  13. 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 ...

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

    August 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 honore ...

  15. Sunset Strip Music Fest to Honor The Doors

    June 14, 2012 11:22 AM EDT CIRCA 1970 (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The 2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival will commemorate the career and legacy of iconic rock band the Doors, event organizers said Wednesday. Marilyn Manson is set to headline the outdoor street ...

  16. Estates of Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Jim Morrison Considering Hologram Shows

    June 13, 2012 8:44 AM EDT The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With estates of deceased musical acts exploring the revenue possibilities of virtual live performances, the visual effects ...

  17. Estates Ready 'Holograms' of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe & the Doors

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Doors Manager: "Hopefully, 'Jim Morrison' will be able to walk right up to you, look you in the eye, sing right at you and then walk away" The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon r ...

  18. 'Holographic' Resurrections of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe and The Doors

    June 07, 2012 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With estates of deceased musical acts exploring the revenue possibilities of virtual live performances, the visual effects com ...

  19. SXSW 2012: 10 Things Seen and Heard Friday

    March 17, 2012 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Who forgot their lyrics? Who had synchronized dance moves? And who had Bill Murray rocking out in the crowd? Here are 10 things from Friday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. As he promised, ...

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

    January 20, 2012 7:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  21. Sting, Robert Downey Jr. Team for 'Prayer Cycle 2' Benefit Album

    January 20, 2011 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Sting , Korn 's Jonathan Davis, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian, Angelique Kidjo, Yes ' Jon Anderson, actor Robert Downey, Jr., and the late Jim Morrison are all part of "Prayer Cycle 2: Path to Zero," a benefit for the an ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Pauly D Gets 'Jersey' Spin-Off, Badly Drawn Boy Explains Meltdown

    December 22, 2010 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Jersey Shore' Star Pauly D Gets Spin-Off Offer From MTV DJ Pauly D is apparently so fascinating that MTV has offered him a spin-off series option deal. Back in ...

  23. Jim Morrison to Be Pardoned for Indecent Exposure

    December 08, 2010 4:53 PM EST 0 0 0 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." ...

  24. Jim Morrison May Be Pardoned for 1969 Indecent Exposure

    November 17, 2010 8:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Outgoing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wants a state pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison , who was convicted of exposing himself at a raucous 1969 concert in Miami. Morrison was lead singer for the Doors and a Florida native. He was appealing the ...

  25. Outgoing Florida Gov. Wants Jim Morrison Pardoned

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Outgoing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist wants a state pardon for long-dead rocker Jim Morrison, who was convicted of exposing himself at a raucous 1969 concert in Miami. Morrison was lead singer for the Doors and a Florida native. He was appealing the ...

  26. Adam Lambert Promises 'Sexy' But 'Tasteful' Show on 'Glam Nation' Tour

    June 02, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 A dam Lambert promises that it will be safe for anyone offended by his sexually charged performance of "For Your Entertainment" at the 2009 American Music Awards to check out his Glam Nation tour . "I definitely think they'll be ...

  27. 'American Idol' Recap: Aaron Kelly Brings It With the Rolling Stones' 'Angie'

    March 16, 2010 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 First off, let me get my predictions out of the way before the show starts so you can come back and cheer me or mock me afterwards. If you want to see my psychic link with Simon Cowell informed opinions on how the remaining "Idol" contesta ...

  28. Rock Hall Expands Reach With Archive, Library Building

    March 01, 2010 8:31 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland has fascinating relics like Michael Jackson 's "Thriller" mask. Soon it'll have space to showcase its interesting but less flashy artifacts. The museum will open its library ...

  29. May 10, 2009

    May 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Rocker Chris Daughtry gets voted off Season Five of “American Idol.” 2003 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “American Life,” Madonna. 1999 – Artist/author/songwriter Shel Silverstein, 66, is found dead in Key West, Fla. 1994 – Weezer releases its debu ...

  30. April 25, 2009

    April 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Phil Collins announces his retirement from releasing albums and touring. 2007 – Singer-songwriter Bobby “Boris” Pickett dies from leukemia in Los Angeles at the age of 69. 2002 – Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes of TLC is killed in a car crash in Hondur ...

  31. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  32. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks away the big winner at the third annual Vibe Awards. Carey nets artist of the year, album of the year ("The Emancipation of 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 c ...

  33. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best 2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman an ...

  35. Doors Legal Dispute Nearing Resolution

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 th ...

  36. 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. Keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger are on the hook for more than ...

  37. Mogwai's 'Hawk' Takes Flight This Fall

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's shaping up to be a busy year for seminal Scottish rock act Mogwai. After reissuing its first album, "Young Team," last month, the group's latest effort, "The Hawk Is Howling," arrives Sept. 23 vi It's shaping ...

  38. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2006 - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following ...

  39. This Day in Music

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relating to diabetes in a hospital outside Nashville. He is 61. 2001 - Country songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member Johnny Russell dies of complications relatin ...

  40. Manzarek Eyes Doors Documentary, Other Projects

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  41. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single "Mississippi Girl," becomes available as a free, timed-out download beginning via radio station Web sites across the country. 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single " ...

  42. This Day in Music

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle accident. He is 41. 2006 - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle acciden ...

  43. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie U ...

  44. This Day in Music

    November 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walks away the big winner at the third annual Vibe Awards. Carey nets artist of the year, album of the year ("The Emancipation of 2005 - Adding another chapter to her 2005 c ...

  45. With Three Zillion Books On Rock History Already Available, Seasoned Music Writer Robins Finds A Good Reason To Write Another One.

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Why bang out another book on the history of rock? Veteran rock journalist Robins (Billboard, Rolling Stone, Village Voice) answers that question with a resounding, Why the heck not? He must have figur Why bang out another book on the history of rock ...

  46. This Day in Music

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards in London, but is booed by the audience when she fails to turn up and pick up her trophies. Knowles wins best 2006 - Beyonce Knowles takes home three awards at ...

  47. ACL Festival Wraps With Dylan, Lucinda, MMJ

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country sounds and an onstage marriage proposal highlighted the final day of the sixth Austin City Limits festival yesterday (Sept 16) at Zilker Park. The weekend closed with a 90-minute set from Bob Country sounds and an onstage marriage proposal h ...

  48. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman an ...

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