In a revealing interview with Mojo magazine, Marianne Faithfull made a revelation: she knows who killed the Doors frontman Jim Morrison.
By Vanessa Payes For nearly 50 years, rockstars have galvanized Los Angles’ Sunset Strip with their booze, babes, bandanas, bikes and all out debauchery. The leviathans of rock and roll history have long been stumbling […]
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Doors fans have a chance to own a piece of rock and roll history from the former Los Angeles apartment building where Jim Morrison lived just before his death. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the […]
In a lost interview conducted by Howard Smith in 1969, Jim Morrison revealed that he, like many other collegians, put on a lot of pounds and ponders why society has an obsession with being overweight. […]
Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.
Ray Manzarek On The Doors’ “Live At The Bowl ’68”: “Those Four Guys Were The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse!”
With their second #1 single under their belt (“Hello, I Love You”; the first was “Light My Fire”) the Doors were on top of the world, having realized all their dreams of becoming rock stars in just a few short years. “The best laid plans of mice and men had not gone astray yet,” Manzarek muses. “We dreamed of putting a rock and roll band together on Venice Beach in the summer of 1965. This is now the summer of 1968 and we had attained the goal. We wanted to be as big as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, and we had arrived at that place.”
A number of bands have name-checked The Doors as a musical influence through the years, but now an unlikely group of music stars will honor the Los Angeles rockers at the city’s Sunset Strip Music […]
The Doors have just released a brand new video for “L.A. Woman” to help promote the deluxe reissue of their L.A.Woman album. The video features skateboarders Kenny Anderson, Alex Olson and Braydon Szafranski giving a […]
Some famous rock stories are eternally mis-told: for example, the one about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] doing “Let’s Spend the Night Together” on The Ed Sullivan Show. Some of what you’ve heard about this famous […]