1. The Doors' John Densmore to Recall 'Meetings With Remarkable Musicians' in New Book

    November 11, 2014 4:33 PM EST 'Writing is getting me off,' drummer says. At the recent Classic Rock Honours in Los Angeles, Doors drummer John Densmore was presented with the Inspiration Award by Henry Rollins . After the ceremony, he stood outside the Avalon mere fe ...

  2. The Doors' John Densmore Calls 'Feast of Friends' Documentary 'A Real Deal & Then Some'

    November 07, 2014 3:52 PM EST John Densmore acknowledges that over the years, the Doors have "cherry-picked" Feast of Friends , the unfinished documentary the group commissioned in 1968, "for lots of different film projects." But on Nov. 11, the much-bootle ...

  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 0 0 0 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 ...

  4. Record Store Day Retailers Report Big Spikes, Best-Ever Sales

    April 24, 2014 7:00 AM EDT In a week when overall U.S. album sales were down 2.2% over the same week in 2013, the independent record store sector collectively rode the Record Store Day sales bonanza to an 11.2% gain, according to Nielsen SoundScan (charts below). Indie ...

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

    February 10, 2014 1:28 AM EST 4 0 0 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, may ...

  6. Robby Krieger Talks Manzarek Tribute, Doors App

    August 09, 2013 2:28 PM 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," Kri ...

  7. 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," Krieg ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

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  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

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

    November 11, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 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," K ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to headlin 2001 - Mariah Carey checks h ...

  18. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to headlin 2001 - Mariah Carey checks h ...

  19. Death Permeates Lifetime Grammy Awards

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 a ...

  20. Dylan Helps Remember Pair Of 'Unsung Heroes'

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the release this week of his new album, "Modern Times," Bob Dylan has been inescapable in the press. With the release this week of his new album, "Modern Times," Bob Dylan has been inescapable in the press. But a short film ...

  21. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>At Woodstock 99, all hell breaks loose. Fires fueled by paper plates, pizza boxes and garbage strewn around everywhere break out during a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The group's en 2001 - Mariah Carey checks hers ...

  22. Doors Celebrating 40th Anniversary With Projects

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 g ...

  23. 'Dead Man Walking' Reborn With Live DVD

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 release date for an expanded edition of the 1996 soundtrack to the film "Dead Man Walking." The new edition features a previously unreleased studio version of "Dead Ma Columbia/Legacy has set a Feb. 7 ...

  24. Doors Drummer Wins Suit Over Band Name

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 i ...

  25. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>At Woodstock 99, all hell breaks loose. Fires fueled by paper plates, pizza boxes and garbage strewn around everywhere break out during a set by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The group's en 2001 - Mariah Carey checks hers ...

  26. Former Doors Drummer Wins Suit Against Bandmates

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Profits turned over to original partnership. 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 ...

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

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Kri ...

  28. This Day in Music

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from "extreme exhaustion." She also pulls out of "MTV20: Live and Almost Legal," the anniversary event she was due to 2001 - Mariah Car ...

  29. Copeland Settles With Doors Members

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 amica ...

  30. Manzarek: 21st Century Reunion Is One-Time Thing

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 36 years after the Doors' "Light My Fire" helped fuel the summer of love and 31 years after the band's enigmatic frontman Jim Morrison died a mysterious death in Paris, keyboardist Ray Manzarek Nearly 36 years after the Do ...

  31. Judge Won't Bar Use Of Doors Name

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A judge tentatively declined Monday to issue a temporary restraining order barring the Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from using the band's name on their concert tour, but withheld a fin A judge tentatively declined Monday to issu ...

  32. Morrison Kin Sue New Doors

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The estates of late Doors vocalist Jim Morrison and his wife, Pam Courson, have filed an 11-count trademark-infringement lawsuit against original band members Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger, among ot The estates of late Doors vocalist Jim Morrison ...

  33. Stewart Copeland Sues Surviving Doors

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland has filed $1 million breach of oral contract suit against two surviving members of the Doors, Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger. Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland has filed $1 million breach of oral contract ...

  34. Densmore Sues Over New Doors Lineup

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against surviving original band members Ray Manzarek and Robert Krieger, among others. The suit revolves a John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of ...

  35. Copeland's Broken Arm Forces Doors Postponement

    December 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two surviving members of the Doors had hoped to debut a reconstituted version of the band next week, but those plans are now on hold until next year after fill-in drummer Stewart Copeland suffered a b Two surviving members of the Doors had hoped to ...

  36. Copeland, Astbury Join Doors For Long Haul

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Cult vocalist Ian Astbury (singing the late Jim Morrison's parts) weren't just temporary additions to the Doors' lineup for last weekend's show in Fontana, Calif. A Police drummer Stewart Copel ...

  37. Doors Draft Stewart Copeland For Reunion Shows

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 No drummer, no problem. The Doors have snagged former Police drummer Stewart Copeland to fill in for the ailing John Densmore at a show tonight (Sept. 6) at the California Motor Speedway. No drummer, no problem. The Doors have snagged former Police ...

  38. Doors, STP, Dylan Saddle Up For 'Open Road'

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Doors, Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, and Tim McGraw are among the acts that will perform on select dates for motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson's 100th anniversary Open Road tour. The 10-ci The Doors, Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, ...

  39. Young, Eminem 'Fire' Up U.K. Charts

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will Young achieved his second consecutive U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (June 2) with a cover of the Doors' "Light My Fire," which he first popularized on the TV talent show "Pop Idol." Young ended Emi Will Young achieved his ...

  40. No One Here Gets out Alive: The Doors' Tribute to Jim Morrison

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When this documentary was first released on home video in 1981 (under the title The Doors: A Tribute to Jim Morrison), it was arguably the best video biography of late Doors leader Jim Morrison. When this documentary was first released on home video ...

  41. Raitt, Densmore Arrested After Chicago Protest

    July 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt and former Doors drummer John Densmore were among the activists arrested yesterday (July 25) after a public protest in Itasca, Illionis, a northwest suburb of Chic Blues singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt and former ...