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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 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 '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...

The Doors Set To Return To The Movies

Iconic rock act THE DOORS are returning to the big screen in two new documentaries. Top TV producer DICK WOLF will team up with RAY MANZAREK, ROBBY KRIEGER and JOHN DENSMORE - the three surviving...

The New Cars Do Their Homework To Avoid Legal Battles

THE CARS founder ELLIOT EASTON is convinced the group's legacy won't be ruined by former bandmates who refused to take part in a reunion tour this summer (06) - because he spent two years making...

The Doors 'At War' After Drummer Snubs A Fortune

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE has snubbed $20 million (GBP11 million) in offers to use the group's legendary music for advertising, out of respect for late frontman JIM MORRISON - a move which reportedly angers...

Doors Controversy Continues As Rockers Pick New Name

LATEST: THE DOORS stars ROBBY KRIEGER and RAY MANZAREK are facing another messy battle with former bandmate JOHN DENSMORE after renaming the group after one of the rockers' most famous hits. Densmore and the...

Doors Mourn Manager's Death

Members of THE DOORS have been left devastated after their manager died from lung cancer on Wednesday (05JAN05) in Los Angeles. DANNY SUGERMAN, who was 50, first became involved with the LIGHT MY FIRE...

The Doors Stars Help Morrison Hotel Tenants Fight

THE DOORS stars RAY MANZAREK and ROBBY KRIEGER have teamed up with tenants living in Los Angeles' Morrison Hotel as they fight for important repairs to the building. The owner of the hotel, which...

The Doors Head Down Under

THE DOORS are kicking off 2005 in style by playing their first ever shows in Australia. The group never toured Australasia during JIM MORRISON's tenure with them in the late 1960s, but now they...

Doors Release Argentinean Concert On Dvd

THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY are releasing a DVD of a recent concert in Argentina after crediting it as being their best show. Original Doors stars RAY MANZAREK and ROBBY KRIEGER were overcome...

The Doors Stay Open

The almost reformed THE DOORS will be allowed to continue touring under the moniker DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, thanks to a jury's decision in California. Drummer JOHN DENSMORE attempted to sue former bandmates...

Manzarek Fires Back At Bisexual Morrison Claims

THE DOORS keyboard player RAY MANZAREK has lashed out at claims his late bandmate JIM MORRISON was bisexual - insisting he never saw him getting intimate with a man. The rocker admits he's offended...

Morrison Was Not Bisexual, Says Manzarek

THE DOORS keyboard player RAY MANZAREK has rubbished claims in a new book that the band's late frontman JIM MORRISON was bisexual. Manzarek has slammed author STEPHEN DAVIS for allegations in his tome JIM...

Doors Drummer Makes Waves As Documentary Producer

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE has added award-winning documentary maker to his impressive resume after teaming up with his wife to make a film about juvenile delinquents. Densmore produced his wife LESLIE NEAL's film,...

Doors Stars Still Hope For Full Reunion

THE DOORS stars RAY MANZAREK and ROBBY KRIEGER refuse to name a permanent drummer for their reunion shows and planned studio recording because they still hope former bandmate JOHN DENSMORE will join them. The...

Zevon Pens Last Tune For The Doors

The last song late rocker WARREN ZEVON ever wrote is to be released by the reunited DOORS. Zevon wrote THERE'S A RIVER OF MADNESS RUNNING THROUGH LOS ANGELES before he lost his battle with...

Manzarek: Morrison's Birth Date Is Extra Special

THE DOORS star RAY MANZAREK is convinced future star-gazers will come to realise that 8 December is an important date every year, because it's the day JIM MORRISON was born and JOHN LENNON died....

Remaining Doors Pay Homage To Jim Morrison

JIM MORRISON's former bandmates set a rose and a poem on fire at his grave in Paris, France, today (08DEC03) as a tribute to the late rocker on what would have been his 60th birthday....

The Doors Say Happy New Year

The new-look THE DOORS will be ringing in the new year (04) in style with a New Year's Eve (31DEC03) show at Hollywood's KODAK THEATRE. The group, featuring former Doors ROBBY KRIEGER and RAY...

Doors Guitarist Praises Jim Replacement

Veteran DOORS rocker ROBBY KRIEGER is thrilled with new frontman IAN ASTBURY, insisting he makes a perfect replacement for JIM MORRISON. Krieger and RAY MANZAREK reformed THE DOORS last year (02) - more than...

The Doors Pay Tribute To Jim

Original THE DOORS bandmembers ROBBY KRIEGER and RAY MANZAREK are to join hundreds of JIM MORRISON fans in celebrating what would have been the tragic rocker's 60th birthday in December (03) The duo will...

The Doors Stay Open - For Now

A California judge has refused to issue a temporary restraining order prohibiting the DOORS 21ST CENTURY from using that name. Tragic singer JIM MORRISON's parents and drummer JOHN DENSMORE are challenging Doors founding members...

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