2003 - Dick Thomas (born Richard Goldhahn)
VVN Music2003 - Dick Thomas (born Richard Goldhahn) (88)VVN Music2002 - Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger announced they were reforming the Doors with Ian Astbury (Cult) fronting the band and Stewart Copeland (Police) on drums. 2004 - Ozzy Osbourne tried to thwart a burglary in his house by holding one of the robbers ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:13 pm
In short: Reviews of non-fiction - Sydney
Sydney Morning HeraldIn short: Reviews of non-fictionSydney Morning HeraldFrom here, we go back to the UCLA film school where Morrison met Ray Manzarek with whom he founded the band, and traces the literary, philosophical and artistic influences that fuelled Morrison's obsession with excess in all its forms. Sadly the band's ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:16 am
Like a Boss: Gov't Mule Returns to the
UpstateLIVELike a Boss: Gov't Mule Returns to the Palace TheatreUpstateLIVEWarren Haynes and Gov't Mule returned to the Palace Theatre Friday, Nov. 14 amid their 20th anniversary tour. “World Boss” opened the show on a strong note, seguing into “Steppin' Lightly”, a song of pure heartache. “Gameface” stretched into a jam of ...
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 1:11 pm
The Great Lost Doors Movie Reveals 'How Jim
RollingStone.comThe Great Lost Doors Movie Reveals 'How Jim Really Was'RollingStone.comThe band would produce the project itself; singer Jim Morrison and keyboardist Ray Manzarek had met at UCLA's film school, so they reached out to some of their old campus cohorts. "We had some of our film-school buddies follow us around and shoot ...and more »
Posted on 18 November 2014 | 8:30 am
'High Notes' needs a little fine tuning -
Toledo Blade'High Notes' needs a little fine tuningToledo BladeAmidst the chaos, I reassured Ray [Manzarek, the Doors' keyboardist] that I'd go to the station and see that Jim was bailed out.” Opportunities came fast and furious to Loren. It was also a career of happenstance, one that went from managing a failed ...and more »
Posted on 16 November 2014 | 10:11 am
In short: Reviews of non-fiction
Short reviews of non-fiction titles from Australia and overseas.
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 5:43 am
Music DVD Review: The Doors - 'Feast of
After 45 years, The Doors' 'Feast of Friends' is now available packaged with other newly restored features from the period.
Posted on 11 November 2014 | 10:36 pm
The Doors' John Densmore Calls
John Densmore acknowledges that over the years, the Doors have "cherry-picked" Feast of Friends, the unfinished documentary the group commissioned in...
Posted on 7 November 2014 | 1:01 pm
Review: Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine -
This double vinyl of 1972, has been released for the 1st time on CD in 2014.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 1:44 pm
The Doors' Densmore Talks Long Lost
The Doors drummer John Densmore is delighted that unfinished 1968 documentary Feast Of Friends is to be officially released at last - even though he admits: 'It's not a masterpiece.'
Posted on 1 November 2014 | 8:28 pm
Today in Rock: November 22
On this day in 1982 Led Zeppelin release their Coda platter. On this day in 2002 Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors announce plans to reform with The Cult lead singer, Ian Astbury and The Police drummer, Stuart Copeland. They initially tour as ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 4:12 pm
The Great Lost Doors Movie Reveals 'How Jim
The band would produce the project itself; singer Jim Morrison and keyboardist Ray Manzarek had met at UCLA's film school, so they reached out to some of their old campus cohorts. "We had some of our film-school buddies follow us around and shoot," says ...
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 10:46 pm
Ray Manzarek Dies of Bile Duct Cancer
Dr. Ben Wedro practices emergency medicine at Gundersen Clinic, a regional trauma center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. His background includes undergraduate and medical studies at the University of Alberta, a Family Practice internship at Queen's University in ...
Posted on 13 November 2014 | 9:53 am
10 Musicians That Have Served In The
Originally stationed at Fort Ord, Garcia’s apathetic involvement in activities led to his discharge late in 1960. 7. Ray Manzarek Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek enlisted in the Army in 1961 following his education at DePaul. Manzarek served time both in ...
Posted on 11 November 2014 | 6:29 am
Ray Manzarek - Ray Manzarek Returning From
One of Ray Manzarek's final interviews is set to air on the Bbc as part of a new rock documentary series. The Doors keyboard player lost his battle with cancer in May (13), aged 74, but he will return from beyond the grave in Born To Be Wild: The Golden ...
Posted on 7 January 2014 | 3:31 am