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Depp To Narrate Doors Documentary

JOHNNY DEPP has reportedly signed up to narrate a forthcoming documentary about THE DOORS.The iconic rock band enjoyed huge success in the 1960s with songs such as Riders on the Storm and Light My Fire,...

By on 10 February 2009

Jim Morrison's Dad Dead

Late THE DOORS star JIM MORRISON's father has died, aged 89. Rear Admiral George Morrison died of natural causes on 17 November (08). A veteran of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Morrison...

Morrison Set For Odd Birthday Honour

Late rock legend JIM MORRISON is to be honoured by the Los Angeles eatery where he once urinated on the bar. The Doors frontman's public urinating episode is to be remembered with a new plaque...

Alice Cooper Inspired Doors Lyric

ALICE COOPER has said that a casual utterance of his was the inspiration for a famous DOORS lyric.Speaking on his breakfast show Planet Rock, the 60-year-old rocker told of a conversation with Jim Morrison just...

By on 11 July 2008

Kilmer Relished Bathtub Death Scene In The Doors

VAL KILMER couldn't wait to die in THE DOORS - because he was tired of playing rock legend JIM MORRISON. The movie star admits reliving The Doors singer's life took a huge toll on him,...

Manzarek: 'Morrison's Death May Be A Fake'

Rock legend JIM MORRISON may be alive and living in the Seychelles, according to his former THE DOORS bandmate RAY MANZAREK. The Doors keyboardist admits he became suspicious after Morrison died as the enigmatic singer...

Morrison's Door Disappears From Ebay.com

The decorated bathroom door from JIM MORRISON's childhood home has been removed from auction website eBay.com a day after going under the hammer. The Love Her Madly door, painted by artist Doug Wright, was displayed...

Brolin To Play Bush

Josh Brolin has been lined up to play the lead role in Bush, a film about the life of the current US president.The No Country For Old Men star has been earmarked by Oliver Stone...

By on 21 January 2008

Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

By on 16 January 2008

Record Boss: 'Faithfull Knows The Truth About Morrison's Death'

MARIANNE FAITHFULL was party to a fabled cover-up surrounding the death of late THE DOORS frontman JIM MORRISON - but she "split" the rocker's Paris, France hotel home when she realised what was going on....

Morrison's Door For Sale

The front door of the home rock legend JIM MORRISON lived in for six years of his life is up for sale on auction website eBay.com. The door, which fronted the Clearwater, Florida home owned...

Popstars 'Twice As Likely To Die Young'

Pop and rock stars are twice as likely to die young than the rest of the population, a new study of the lives of the 20th century's biggest stars shows.Analysis of the lives of more...

By on 04 September 2007

Jim Morrison's First Poem Added To Hall Of Fame

RAY MANZAREK's marriage certificate and the handwritten lyrics to JIM MORRISON's first poem have been added to the Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame as part of a new 40th anniversary tribute to THE DOORS....

Paris Nightclub Manager: 'Morrison Died In Club Not Hotel Bath'

Late THE DOORS star JIM MORRISON died from a heroin overdose at a lavatory in a Paris club and not in his hotel room as is thought - according to the venue's former boss. The...

Miami Governor 'Seriously Considering' Morrison Pardon

LATEST: A Florida governor is "seriously considering" pardoning dead rock star JIM MORRISON of his indecent exposure conviction. Fans of the late singer's band THE DOORS and the group's Doors Collectors Magazine (DCM) have requested...

Doors Fans Challenge Miami Governor Over Morrison Charges

Fans of rock legends the DOORS are petitioning Miami, Florida's new Governor in an effort to wipe late singer JIM MORRISON's record clean. After years of challenging Morrison's 1969 indecency charges, fans gave up their...

Doors Album Photographer Brodsky Dead At 67

Iconic rock photographer JOEL BRODSKY has died at his home in Connecticut. The lensman, who famously captured the likes of ARETHA FRANKLIN, JIM MORRISON and ISAAC HAYES for classic album covers, suffered a heart attack...

Doors Make Back Catalogue Available To Download

THE DOORS are the latest veteran act to make their entire back catalogue of music available to download online. The band, whose frontman JIM MORRISON died in 1971, have given permission for all six of...

Manzarek: 'Stone Missed The Doors Of Perception'

THE DOORS keyboardist RAY MANZAREK has slammed director OLIVER STONE for misrepresenting his band in the 1991 biopic of the band. Manzarek, 68, claims Stone's THE DOORS painted an "over-sensationalised" picture of late singer JIM...

The Doors Join Walk Of Fame

Legendary rockers The Doors have been handed a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The honour coincides with the band's 40th anniversary and was received by bandmembers Robby Kreiger and Ray Manzarek."Jim always used to say:...

By on 01 March 2007

Grammy Honours For The Doors, The Grateful Dead And Baez

The Grammy Awards got off to an early start last night (10FEB07) when iconic rockers THE DOORS, folk singer JOAN BAEZ and rockers THE GRATEFUL DEAD picked up prizes for lifetime achievement. Opera singer MARIA...

Densmore Considers Full Doors Reunion - With Vedder

A full THE DOORS reunion could be possible this year (07) if PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER agrees to perform with the rock legends again. Vedder joined the three existing members of the group for...

Morrison Song Used In New Eco Campaign

Rock legend JIM MORRISON is helping the fight against global warming from beyond the grave, with the release of a song he wrote. Environmental campaigners have taken a poem, WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, written by...

Lost Jim Morrison Song Found

Late DOORS frontman JIM MORRISON is to make an unlikely comeback - an unreleased song featuring the rocker has been found. WOMAN IN THE WINDOW will feature on a forthcoming album by US rockers SATELLITE...

Bob Dylan Threatens Action Over Factory Girl

Bob Dylan is attempting to prevent the release of Sienna Miller's latest film, Factory Girl.The legendary singer claims that a character in the film represents him and is defamatory as it suggests that he was...

By on 15 December 2006

Dylan Seeks Factory Girl Injunction

BOB DYLAN is seeking a court injunction to stop the release of the SIENNA MILLER-starring biopic FACTORY GIRL, over concerns the movie defames him. The film, which charts the life of ANDY WARHOL muse EDIE...

Beatles Lyrics Fetch $192,000

LATEST: A page of handwritten lyrics for THE BEATLES song MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER was yesterday (04DEC06) sold at auction in New York for $192,000 (GBP98,460). The words, penned by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, were sold to...

Townshend Wanted To Play Tommy

PETE TOWNSHEND was destined to play TOMMY in THE WHO's rock opera movie of the same name - until he noticed the change in bandmate ROGER DALTREY when he took on the lead role. The...

Kilmer No Show At Doors Celebration

LATEST: VAL KILMER missed out on a chance to recreate JIM MORRISON onstage with the real DOORS in Hollywood on Wednesday night (08NOV06) when he got "stuck in traffic." Kilmer rehearsed with Doors founders ROBBY...

Kilmer Lights Up The Whisky A Go Go As Jim Morrison

VAL KILMER returned to the stage as rock legend JIM MORRISON last night (08NOV06) when he joined THE DOORS for a 40th anniversary show in Hollywood. Group members JOHN DENSMORE, ROBBY KRIEGER and RAY MANZAREK...

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