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The Doors To Be Honored By Marilyn Manson, Bad Religion & More At Sunset Strip Music Fest

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 […]

06/14/2012

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Ian Astbury Talks About His Days With The Doors of the 21st Century

Ian Astbury of 80’s punk-rock band The Cult lived out his dream when he was selected to fill in for the late Jim Morrison with The Doors of the 21st Century back in 2002. In […]

05/18/2012

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Music reactions to Levon Helm’s passing

In the days leading up to Levon Helm’s passing (and since the news of his passing spread earlier today), the music world has taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the drummer, singer and mandolin […]

04/19/2012

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Memorable Performances From “American Bandstand”

American Bandstand first hit television screens in 1952, simply referred to as “Bandstand.” Dick Clark would take over hosting duties in 1956 and on August 5, 1957, ABC would broadcast the show nationally for the […]

04/19/2012

Rock Flashback: Beyond “Brown Sugar”

As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]

05/07/2011

Earth Day: Songs Of Protest

Photos: Cute Animals For Earth Dayview gallery We can’t let an Earth Day go by without amassing a protest playlist for those who fear the earth is being ill-used. What songs of ecological tragedy move you?  […]

04/21/2011

The Doors’ “L.A. Woman” Turns 40

Forty years ago this month, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Doors[/lastfm] released their final studio album before [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jim Morrison[/lastfm]‘s untimely death. L.A. Woman was an instant success and has aged its way to “classic” status.

04/11/2011

2011 Grammy Nominees Who Aren’t Wet Behind The Ears

When it comes to Grammy nominations, it’s one thing to be nominated for Best New Artist, but it takes perseverance to remain in the music business for decades and still get fresh nods. We checked […]

12/02/2010

BBC radio’s pick for best band ever is a BIG shocker

Lots of bands to choose from.  [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm], [lastfm]Queen[/lastfm], [lastfm]Led Zepplin[/lastfm], [lastfm]Nirvana[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Who[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm], [lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm], [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix Experience[/lastfm], [lastfm]U2[/lastfm], [lastfm]Bon Jovi[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Police[/lastfm] – they all received votes from […]

06/09/2010

Birthdays and Departures – Friday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/12 1935 – [lastfm]GENE McDANIELS[/lastfm] (‘A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY) 1935 – RAY MANZAREK ([lastfm]DOORS[/lastfm]) 1945 – JOE SCHERMIE ([lastfm]THREE DOG NIGHT[/lastfm]) 1945 – [lastfm]CLIFF DeYOUNG[/lastfm] 1949 – STANLRY KNIGHT ([lastfm]BLACK OAK […]

02/12/2010

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