Ray Manzarek, who founded The Doors with Jim Morrison in Venice in 1965 after their time at UCLA, died today at the age of 74, the band's official Facebook page announced.
The keyboard player, who gave the quintessential L.A. rock band part of its signature sound, died at RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, ... More >>
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The Sunset Strip Music Festival shuts down the boulevard today for its centerpiece event, but parties and performances in conjunction with the annual fest have been going on since Thursday. This year there ... More >>
At the beginning of the year, Boston metalcore giants Killswitch Engage announced that they had parted ways with vocalist Howard Jones, and two weeks ago they announced they were bringing their first vocalist, Jesse Leach, back into the fold. At the very least, it seems a way to ensure they w ... More >>
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In December we scrambled from the Pacific Palisades to Ojai, interviewing the major players behind The Doors' opus L.A. Woman. The sessions ... More >>
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Skrillex loves it when folks cover his songs, which is good because there are a billion of them. When we met with the twenty-three-year-old producer in San Diego recent ... More >>
Brian NevinsSkrillex with Ray Manzarek and Robby KriegerSkrillex's earliest musical memories revolve around The Doors. The groundbreaking electronic artist -- who appears on our cover next week -- says that the first song he remembers hearing is "Riders on the Storm." The first movie he can r ... More >>
Beware fellas, bad things may be coming your wayOn New Year's Eve 2009, Chris Cornell made a Twitter declaration: "School's back in session." The implication was that Soundgarden was reuniting. However, it took several months for the official announcement. The grunge pioneers would be putting ... More >>
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Hollywood's upscale clubsterfuck evolution continues to claim more casualties. Buzz on the streets (and blogs) is that gay stalwart The Spotlight on Cahuenga is in serious danger of closing end of this year. Crane's Hollywood T ... More >>
Nikki Finke over at Deadline Hollywood has an interesting little tidbit about the screening of the new Doors documentary "When You're Strange," produced by Dick Wolf. Seems that despite the buzz surrounding the doc, which features never-before-seen footage, the three remaining members of the band st ... More >>