Yesterday, The Doors’ Ray Manzarek, who provided the classic keyboard riffs that became synonymous with the band’s most iconic songs, lost his battle to cancer at the age of 74. Musicians ranging from Slash to American […]
Keyboardist and founding Doors member Ray Manzarek passed away today at 12:31 PT at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer, according to a post on the Doors’ official […]
A new iPad app, released for sale Monday, May 6th, tracks the careers of the rock legends The Doors. The app features immersive multimedia, cloud integration with iTunes and a ready connection to Facebook – […]
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. […]
We have a new set of limited-edition fine art photos from our friends at the online fine art gallery Rock Paper Photo which allows collectors as well as fans to discover photographers, browse and collect […]
2012 saw the return of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Aerosmith and (sort of) Led Zeppelin. 2013 promises lots of great albums, films and tours from some of music’s greatest legends. The Return […]
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.”
Vinyl collectors, listen up! Mighty John Marshall names the top two most valuable Doors records you should be looking out for!
During July of 1967, the 38th Major League All-Star game saw the National League beat the American League 2-1 in 15 innings in a game that took place at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. The MVP […]