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. 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- ...

  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 ...

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  10. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  14. 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." ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Guy, Randolph Set For Experience Hendrix Tour

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  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. 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. "The thing about a lifetime achievement award ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Morrison, Hendrix, Joplin Saluted At N.Y. Fest

    June 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2001 edition of the Gathering of the Vibes festival will host an all-star celebration of a trio of fallen rock heroes. Dubbed the Thirty Year Jam, the June 30 event will pay tribute to Doors singe The 2001 edition of the Gathering of the Vibes f ...