1. 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 & ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

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

    May 31, 2013 9:54 PM EDT The Doors and its founding member Ray Manzarek enter the Social 50 chart this week following the keyboardist’s death on May 20. The Social 50 ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, Wikipedia, Myspace and ...

  10. Chart Moves: The Doors' Sales Surge, 'Fast 6' Soundtrack Drives In, David Crowder Band's Latest Top 10

    May 31, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Daft Punk barged in at No. 1 with "Random Access Memories," selling 339,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It led a debut-filled top four, where Darius Rucker, the ...

  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. Ray Manzarek of The Doors Is Dead at 74

    May 20, 2013 5:41 PM EDT 1.195 k 257 0 0 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, keyboard ...

  14. Ray Manzarek, Founding Member of The Doors, Dead at Age 74

    May 20, 2013 5:41 PM EDT 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 years since the group broke on through to rock'n'roll legend status have flow ...

  15. 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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  17. Dead Sara, Manager Talk About the Keys to Their Indie Success

    August 24, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Dead Sara rock the Sunset Strip Music Festival's main stage. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) For a band without the support of a major label, Dead Sara has made some major career strides. You can hardly turn on rock radio these days without hearing the ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. The Doors Team Up With Skrillex

    October 07, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ( ...

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

    June 01, 2011 12:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  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. Sundance '09: Doors Doc

    Sundance '09: Doors Doc

    January 22, 2009 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Palestra student journalist Justin Mandel interviews the Doors Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger and "When You're Strange" Doors doc director TomDiCillo. Sundance 2009 , ray manzarek , tom dicillo , The Doors , interview , palestra , Liv ...

  25. Fillmore West Documentary Revived For DVD

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Franci ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. The Doors' Manzarek Set For Billboard MECCA

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, and manager Jeff Jampol, will hold an exclusive keynote Q&A session during Billboard MECCA Fall 2006, presented by SMS.ac and part of CTIA Wireless I.T. &amp The Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, and ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

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

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 year ...

  34. The Best: Make the Music Go Bang!

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This two-disc, 46-track collection is a welcome document of Los Angeles' punk progenitors. This two-disc, 46-track collection is a welcome document of Los Angeles' punk progenitors. The band's initial burst of energy, following the &q ...

  35. Live in Europe 1968

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Those who grew up thinking that Jim Morrison was a character that Val Kilmer played in Oliver Stone's "The Doors" should give a look and listen to "Live in Europe 1968." Morrison was the real deal as Those who grew up thinki ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Bowie, Waits Among 'Artists For Literacy'

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Cash are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a new disc benefiting the programs of San Francisco's Artists For Literacy organization. "Songs Inspired b David Bowie, Tom Waits, and Rosanne Ca ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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, ...

  47. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American t ...

  48. Winston Salutes The Doors On 'Night'

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston will release an album of Doors covers, "Night Divides the Day," Oct. 8 via Windham Hill. The 13-track album runs the gamut from familiar cuts such as "People Are Strange" and "L Pianist George Winston ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. Rhino 'X'-cavates Reissues

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhino has readied a second batch of expanded reissues from seminal California punk act X for May 21 release. The three albums, 1983's "More Fun in the New World," 1985's "Ain't Love Grand," and 1987's Rhino ha ...

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