Classic Albums Live brings the Lizard King
OurLondon.caClassic Albums Live brings the Lizard King to townOurLondon.ca“It's that weird hybrid of musicians where you have the flamenco style guitar player (Robby Krieger), John Densmore on drums who was obsessed with jazz, and then the wacky keyboard player (Ray Manzarek),” Broadbridge said. “The magic of that band was ...
Posted on 1 February 2017 | 11:07 am
Masterpiece Reviews: The Doors – “The
Consequence of Sound (blog)Masterpiece Reviews: The Doors – “The Doors” | Rock it Out! Blog ...Consequence of Sound (blog)Welcome to the latest edition of Masterpiece Reviews. Once again, we've thrown on our favorite velvet robe, turned up the fire, and are here to regale you with ...and more »
Posted on 31 January 2017 | 3:34 pm
Inside the Insanely Competitive World of LA
L.A. WeeklyInside the Insanely Competitive World of LA Tribute BandsL.A. WeeklyIn Los Angeles, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger plucked Jim Morrison doppelgänger Dave Brock from the Doors tribute Wild Child and made him their singer for four years. Looking the part is almost as important as having the right sound. When she joined ...
Posted on 30 January 2017 | 7:34 am
Album Reviews: Dead Man Winter, Train,
Worcester TelegramAlbum Reviews: Dead Man Winter, Train, Brandon Can't Dance, The Doors and 'Hidden Figures'Worcester TelegramGood. Though The Doors presented shamanic monotone poet Jim Morrison, cabaret organist Ray Manzarek, and company as fully formed psychedelic sensualists whose snaky sound reflected a darker California than the usual sunshine dream of the era, the ...
Posted on 28 January 2017 | 11:28 pm
Mercy Lounge Anniversary Shows Offer
Nashville SceneMercy Lounge Anniversary Shows Offer Snapshot of Local Rock in 2017Nashville SceneMarked by the inclusion of a young Ray Manzarek in training adding authentic-sounding acid-rock flourishes to the band's groovy blues-rock, Machete briefly transformed The High Watt into the kind of trippy desert roadhouse that's hard to find in ...
Posted on 24 January 2017 | 1:54 pm
Rock on film: The good, the bad and The
April 5, 2015, 12:15 a.m.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 8:16 am
Punk pioneers X to play Belly Up Aspen
The songs of the storied punk band X are old, at this point, but they haven’t weakened with age. Tracks from their seminal 1980 debut such as “Los Angeles,” “Johnny Hit and Run Paulene” and the speed-punk cover of “Soul Kitchen” could easily be mistaken for new songs from one of the countless raw, poetically inclined rock acts that X has inspired over the decades.Unlike most of X’s ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:17 pm
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be
R&B star's debut inducted along with 24 other albums.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:43 pm
The Doors, Radiohead, Steve Martin among
Audio recordings running the gamut of the first album by the Doors to musical highlights from "Sesame Street" have been selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. The registry is an archive of recordings with cultural, artists and historical significance. The library's National Recording Preservation Board selects 25 works each year to be added to the list ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 5:20 am
Library of Congress welcomes recordings by
With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 4:49 am
Music Review: Sydney Greenstreet Band
Gilbert Gottfried, Gallagher, musicians Mark Farner and Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad, Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, political commentator Bill Press and hundreds of other personalities.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:06 am
Doors tribute band lead singer to bring
He’s played with both Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek. Peace Frog has played the Whisky a go-go, the House of Blues (L.A.), Caesars Palace, has appeared in a VH-1 production as well as international appearances. Fernandez is trying to raise $30,000 to ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:46 am
The E Street Band connection of the Ries
Oh, and he also sings. Kevin Ries, 16, plays guitar in the band. “My favorite band is the Doors and their keyboard player (Ray Manzarek) played bass on the keyboards, too,” Charlie said. “I took that idea and applied it to myself.” The guys have a ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:25 am
Daryl Hall & Amanda Aspinall Split:
The singer has interviewed fellow artists such as Joe Walsh, Rob Thomas, Darius Rucker as well as Ray Manzarek & Robbie Krieger of the legendary ’60s band The Doors. Daryl and John are still on the road touring as Hall & Oates. The duo’s 2015 dates ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 12:11 am
The Doors Drummer John Densmore On Late
I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam (sans wetsuit) at the North Pole; climbed the ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 8:00 am
Resolved Question: Jon Lord or Ray Manzarek
For those who do not know who Jon Lord was....pls dont reply...please go ro the music library and find out. Thank you
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 11:53 pm
Open Question: Where is ray manzarek buried?
Posted on 24 July 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Anyone find any statement
Have I missed something here? I realize there was a legal falling out about a decade ago - but still, John spent a lot of years with The Doors - has anyone read or seen any statement by John over the death of Ray?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 10:19 pm
Resolved Question: Which Doors song will
BQ: Which Doors song will best help me celebrate Ray's life?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 4:02 pm
Resolved Question: What will you remember
I heard about it on the radio driving over to my parent's house earlier this evening. The Doors were and still are my all time favorite group. I've visited Jim Morrison's grave in Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France and read nearly all of the books by the band members and others. Ray Manzarek dead at age 74.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 12:59 pm