The Doors

Article image
Doors guitarist Robby Krieger: ‘The music will outlast the crazy Jim stuff’
In the musician’s new memoir, he aims to tell the true, uncensored story of one of the greatest bands of all time while dispelling some long-running myths

Jim Farber

03, Dec, 2021 @7:23 AM

Article image
The Doors’ greatest songs – ranked!
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of singer Jim Morrison’s death, we rank the LA band’s best tracks, from the summer of love anthem Light My Fire to the apocalyptic The End

Annie Zaleski

24, Jun, 2021 @11:02 AM

Article image
The Doors Break on Thru: A Celebration of Ray Manzarek review – pale fire
In this lacklustre documentary, surviving members of the Doors reunite to pay tribute to the band’s late keyboard player

Cath Clarke

06, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

Article image
Doors drummer John Densmore: ‘It took me years to forgive Jim Morrison’
When he was at the centre of the US counterculture, he lived in terror of his bandmate. Yet after the singer’s death, he fought ferociously to protect his legacy. But, he says, he still regrets not calling out Morrison on his abusive relationships with women

Jenny Stevens

08, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

Article image
From The Doors to Behind the Candelabra: which classic biopic is best?
With the long-awaited Bohemian Rhapsody finally released, here are the best music biopics rated on dodgy plots, bad wigs and nightmarish production

Joel Golby

26, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

Article image
How we made the Doors' Hello, I Love You
‘Jim thought the studio was on fire and sprayed everything with an extinguisher. But it wasn’t on fire. He’d just taken acid’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

24, Sep, 2018 @4:17 PM

Article image
As Time Goes By by Derek Taylor review – a poignant insight into the Beatles
This updated memoir from the Fab Four’s press officer is an astute but self-effacing take on a unique era

Bob Stanley

08, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

Article image
Spotify sued for $1.6bn in unpaid royalties as it reportedly files for IPO
The music streaming service faces a claim on behalf of artists including Neil Young and Janis Joplin as it prepares a share sale

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Dominic Rushe

03, Jan, 2018 @11:21 AM

Article image
The Doors: London Fog 1966 review – embryonic sound of stars in the making

Dave Simpson

08, Dec, 2016 @9:45 PM

Article image
Eve Babitz: return of the LA woman
Jim Morrison wrote a song about her, Ed Ruscha romanced her, and she played chess with Marcel Duchamp nude – but it’s her books, to be adapted for TV, that have ensured Babitz’s reputation will last

Andrew Male

08, Nov, 2016 @11:00 AM

Article image
Readers recommend playlist: your songs about being scared
We asked for your nominations of songs that spoke of fear and being scared – a reader picks the best of the bunch, from the Doors to prog rockers Rush

Chris Wheatley

27, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

Article image
Quiz – how well do you know this week in music history?
A delinquent Door; a rapping Ramone; a generation of Whitesnakes; and a TV dispatch from our own correspondent

Michael Hann

23, Sep, 2016 @6:35 AM

1 / 5 pages