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Doors Stars Still Planning Tribute To Fallen Bandmates

Existing Doors bandmates Robby Krieger and John Densmore are still planning the ultimate tribute to their fallen pals Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison, but the gig is proving difficult.The two old pals became friends again...

The Doors' Robby Krieger And John Densmore Perform Together For First Time In 15 Years

Estranged former bandmates Robby Krieger and John Densmore proved their friendship was firmly back on track on Thursday (05Dec13) by reuniting for a mini-The Doors show at a special event in Los Angeles.The pair fell...

The Doors Stars Robby Krieger & John Densmore To Host Documentary Screening

Longtime estranged former bandmates Robby Krieger and John Densmore are teaming up to host a screening of acclaimed The Doors documentary Mr. Mojo Risin': The Story of L.A. Woman.The duo, which fell out a decade...

New The Doors Film Offers Up Rare Early Footage Of Rock Band

Footage from Robby Krieger, John Densmore and the late Ray Manzarek's personal archives has been mined for a new The Doors Dvd and Blu-Ray release, which will also feature the band's rare early Tv appearances.R-Evolution,...

The Doors Stars Plan Tribute Show For Manzarek's Birthday

Former The Doors bandmates John Densmore and Robby Krieger have set a date for their Ray Manzarek tribute show - the late keyboard player's birthday, 12 February (14).Manzarek's cancer battle and subsequent death earlier this...

Jay Z Won Sampling Permission For Takeover By Writing Letter To John Densmore

Jay Z was only granted permission to sample The Doors' song Five To One on his 2001 rap classic The Blueprint after personally writing a letter to drummer John Densmore arguing his case.The legendary rocker...

Surviving Members Of The Doors To Reunite

The surviving members of The Doors will reunite for a tribute to Ray Manzarek.The 'Light My Fire' band's original guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore are planning to stage a concert for the keyboardist,...

Robby Krieger Confirms Plans For 2013 John Densmore Reunion

Former pals-turned-feuding bandmates Robby Krieger and John Densmore are to reteam onstage as part of a tribute to late The Doors star Ray Manzarek later this year (13).The news comes just weeks after Manzarek's death...

John Densmore Planning The Doors Reunion To Honour Late Pal Manzarek

The Doors drummer John Densmore is hoping to officially end his feud with former bandmate Robby Krieger at a planned tribute for their late pal Ray Manzarek.Densmore and Krieger fell out a decade ago during...

Ray Manzarek Tributes Pour In After His Death

John Densmore and Slash are among the first stars to speak out and pay tribute to The Doors rocker Ray Manzarek after he lost his battle with cancer.The keyboard player, who co-founded the band with...

John Densmore: 'Bandmates' Lawyers Painted Me As A Terrorist'

The Doors drummer John Densmore felt like "a terrorist" as he attempted to stop his former bandmates from cashing in on the name of the band and signing a lucrative ad deal with Cadillac -...

John Densmore Open To A The Doors Reunion - At Last

The Doors drummer John Densmore has opened up to the possibility of a reunion with bandmates Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger after feuding with the duo for years.Densmore has rejected countless invitations to reteam with...

The Doors Drummer Pens Tell-all About Bandmates' Disputes

The Doors drummer John Densmore is putting pen to paper to reveal all about his longtime feud with bandmates Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek.The rocker will detail the legal spats between the existing band members...

The Doors Star John Densmore To Sign No More

The Doors drummer John Densmore has just added to the value of his autograph after stating he'll never sign his name for a fan again.The Riders on the Storm hitmaker has taken to his website...

Densmore: 'Morrison Didn't Expose Himself At Florida Gig'

Former THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is adamant JIM MORRISON didn't expose himself on stage at a gig in Florida in 1969 - and he's urging officials to finally see sense and offer his late...

Densmore Locked Out Of Morrison's World

Former THE DOORS star JOHN DENSMORE desperately wanted to save his tragic bandmate JIM MORRISON before he went too far - but was locked out from his inner circle of friends and enablers.Morrison died in...

Densmore Salutes New Doors Movie Director

Former THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is urging fans to watch TOM DICILLO's new band documentary WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE - because it's the most telling account of the group's rise and bandmate JIM MORRISON's fall. Densmore...

Club Boss Remembered By Dolenz & Nicholson

Stars including MICKEY DOLENZ, JACK NICHOLSON and THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE paid tribute to Whisky-A-Go-Go club founder ELMER VALENTINE in Los Angeles on Monday (26Jan09) as the late nightlife king was honoured with his...

Fuel Star Scallions To Join The Doors

Former FUEL frontman BRETT SCALLIONS will replace THE CULT singer IAN ASTBURY in DOORS reunion band RIDERS ON THE STORM. Scallions beat a host of hopefuls to land the job in Doors founders ROBBY KRIEGER...

Densmore Dreams Of Iran Trip

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is desperate for friction between the US and Iran to end - because he wants to become one of the first western rock stars to perform there. The LIGHT MY...

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...

Divorce For Doors Drummer Densmore

Former THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE has filed for divorce from his wife of 16 years. The rocker filed divorce papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court last week (08DEC06), citing "irreconcilable differences". Densmore wed...

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...

The Doors Defend Ringtone Move

Two of the remaining DOORS members have defended versions of their band's songs as mobile phone ringtones - and haven't ruled out the possibility of accepting advertising deals. The band, who have famously turned down...

The Doors To Pay Tribute To Whisky A Go Go

The Los Angeles venue THE DOORS put on the rock map in the 1960s is set to open its doors for fans of the group to mark its induction into the Rock + Roll Hall...

Densmore Plans To Stop World Feuds Through Music

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is hoping his eclectic jazz ensemble, TRIBALJAZZ, will help end global feuds between nations. The rock star plans to perform with various world music stars and encourage US politicians to...

Densmore Plans 'Quiet' Celebration For Doors Anniversary

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is being very careful about signing on for projects to mark the 40th anniversary of the rock supergroup's first album in 2007 - because he doesn't want to tarnish their...

The Doors Consider Commercials

The three surviving members of THE DOORS are considering allowing their music to be used in commercials for the first time. In 1969, guitarist ROBBY KRIEGER, keyboardist RAY MANZAREK and drummer JOHN DENSMORE agreed to...

Lost Morrison Coin For Sale

A rare JIM MORRISON silver coin is being offered to fans of THE DOORS through the rock group's online fanzine. Production of the commemorative coin, which features the rock legend's face, was halted in...

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