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Albums By Radiohead, The Doors And Lauryn Hill Picked For U.s. Congress National Recording Registry

Classic albums by the likes of The Doors, Radiohead and Lauryn Hill have been immortalised by being selected for inclusion in the National Recording Registry in the Library of Congress. Variety reported the Library’s selections...

Radiohead And The Doors Albums Added To U.s. Library

The Doors' self-titled debut disc and OK Computer by British rockers Radiohead are among 25 musical works selected for induction into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry (NRR). Lauryn Hill's debut...

Lou Reed Slams Beatles From Beyond The Grave

Late rocker Lou Reed branded The Beatles "garbage" and dismissed The Doors as "stupid" in a recently-discovered lost interview.The Velvet Underground star, who passed away in 2013, sat down with journalist Joe Smith in 1987...

The Doors To Receive Inspiration Award At Classic Rock Honours

The Doors are to be honoured with the 2014 Inspiration Award at the upcoming Classic Rock Awards in Los Angeles.The two existing members of the group, John Densmore and Robby Krieger, will accept the accolade...

The Doors Top Best Los Angeles Song List

The Doors hit L.A. Woman has topped a new magazine poll to find the best song ever written about Los Angeles.The track beats out X's punk anthem Los Angeles and rap songs by Tupac Shakur...

Lost The Doors Documentary Remastered For Dvd Release

A lost, self-produced The Doors documentary is set to be released on Dvd and Blu-Ray later this year (Nov14).The 1968 tour documentary Feast Of Friends was shot over a five-month period by Paul Ferrara, the...

Marianne Faithfull: 'I Know Who Killed Jim Morrison'

Marianne Faithfull has stirred up the mystery surrounding Jim Morrison's death in a revealing new magazine interview, insisting her ex-boyfriend supplied the drugs that cost The Doors legend his life.The singer/poet is alleged to have...

Croatian Film Festival Bosses Pull Movie From Competition Over Music Copyright

Organisers behind Croatia's Pula Film Festival were forced to pull a picture out of competition on Saturday (26Jul14) after discovering moviemakers had breached copyright laws by using songs by David Bowie and The Doors without...

Katy Perry Counterfeiters Hit By Law Suit

Katy Perry's merchandise company are suing counterfeitters.Bravado International - which licenses the exclusive rights to sell t-shirt, hats, posters and other products from a variety of artists, including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones...

Robby Krieger Recruiting Musicians For Ray Manzarek Tribute

The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger is assembling a group of musicians for a memorial concert in honour of his late bandmate Ray Manzarek.Keyboardist Manzarek died of bile duct cancer in May last year (13) and...

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...

Actor Richard Bohringer To Headline Jim Morrison 70th Birthday Tribute

The Doors fans heading to Paris, France to mark what would have been Jim Morrison's 70th birthday on Sunday (08Dec13) will be treated to a reading performance from the tragic singer's actor pal Richard Bohringer.The...

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...

Jim Morrison's Final Thoughts In Unpublished Notebook To Sell At Auction

Tragic rocker Jim Morrison's unpublished 100-page handwritten notebook is to be auctioned off 10 days after what would have been The Doors star's 70th birthday next month (Dec13).The rare item will be among the highlights...

Robby Krieger To Join Gov't Mule For Halloween Tribute Shows To The Doors

The Doors star Robby Krieger is to join rockers Gov't Mule for a Halloween tribute to his former band.Allman Brothers star Warren Haynes' band stage a tribute show to other artists annually, and this year...

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...

Robby Krieger Still Struggling With Ray Manzarek's Death

The Doors rocker Robby Krieger is struggling to overcome the death of his bandmate Ray Manzarek because he is "constantly" talking about the late keyboardist in interviews.Manzarek, who co-founded the band with Jim Morrison in...

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...

A Week In News: Ray Manzarek Dies, Taylor Swift's Disgusted Reaction And Brad Pitt Talks Drugs

End of the Night: Tributes were paid this week to Ray Manzarek, pioneering keyboardist with The Doors who died in Germany aged 74. He formed the band with lead singer Jim Morrison after a chance...

Rip Ray Manzarek: Doors Man's Influence Cannot Be Quantified

“Tonight, Monday May 20th, The Whisky A Go Go, The Roxy, The Viper Room and The House Of Blues on The Sunset Strip will all dim their lights at 9:31PM PDT in honor of Ray...

Ray Manzarek Passes Away Following Hidden Battle With Cancer

Ray Manzarek, the keyboard player and co-founded of The Doors with Jim Morrison, passed away at a clinic in Germany Monday (May 20), according to a post on the band's Facebook page. He was 74-year-old.Manzarek...

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...

The Doors Star Ray Manzarek Dead At 74

The Doors star Ray Manzarek has died following a secret battle with cancer.The keyboard player, who co-founded the band with Jim Morrison, passed away at a clinic in Germany, according to a post on the...

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...

Jim Morrison's Family And Friends Talk In New Documentary

Tragic The Doors frontman Jim Morrison's final days are to be re-examined in a new documentary featuring many of the singer's family members and friends who have never spoken on camera before.Before the End: Jim...

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 Open Up About Jim Morrison's Hollywood Bowl Acid Trip

The existing members of The Doors have opened up about the myth suggesting tragic frontman Jim Morrison was high on acid when the group performed at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles in 1968, insisting...

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