The Doors

X Release Two B-Sides From Last Year’s Alphabetland

In a year of chaos, one of the best things that happened was when L.A. punk veterans X surprise-released a new album with their original…
Daniel Kohn / February 9, 2021

The 50 Best Albums of 1971

It's become a cliché, even for post-Baby Boomers, to look back wistfully on the early '70s as some kind of untouchable golden age for popular…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2021

The Doors’ John Densmore on His New Book About Musical Heroes

In his post-Doors life, drummer John Densmore is as much, if not more, of a writer than a musician. The author of two best-selling books,…
Steve Baltin / November 13, 2020

Miley Cyrus, Jesse Hughes and The Struts Celebrate The Doors at Morrison Hotel 50th Anniversary Bash

It was a wild party Saturday night in West Hollywood with an eclectic musical lineup playing poolside to 350 enraptured partygoers who had gathered to…
Pamela Chelin / February 9, 2020

Surviving Doors Members to Perform Reunion Benefit Set with Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic

The two surviving members of the Doors will team up with Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic for an upcoming Los Angeles benefit show. John Densmore and…
Rob Arcand / January 18, 2020

Marilyn Manson Wants You to “Ride the Snake” With His Doors Cover

While we wait to hear what role Marilyn Manson will be playing in Josh Boone's adaption of The Stand, the shock rocker released an eight…
Maggie Serota / November 22, 2019

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

David Crosby Gets High and Immediately Violates His Moratorium on Shit-Talking the Doors

David Crosby was on a Twitter tear this weekend, using his favorite social media platform for a lengthy discussion about one of his favorite topics: his…
Andy Cush / April 22, 2019

Happy Doors Day: You Can Now Take A Proper Selfie At The Corner Of Morrison St & Densmore Ave

As the drummer for the Doors, John Densmore’s name has been inexorably linked with that of lead singer Jim Morrison’s for more than half a…
John Rogers, Associated Press / January 4, 2018

Once Again, David Crosby Has Dragged The Lizard King

David Crosby co-wrote "Eight Miles High," "Déjà Vu," and "Guinevere"—he will also answer almost any question anybody asks him on Twitter. Crosby, 75, will tell you if he…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 21, 2017

Julian Casablancas Covered the Doors and… Milli Vanilli?

Julian Casablancas + the Voidz were performing at the Beach Goth Festival in Orange County, California, this past weekend, and in addition to cuts from their 2014 album, Tyranny, they…
James Grebey / October 26, 2015

Back to the Future of Music: Taking a Second Look at Some Old Predictions

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
James Grebey / October 21, 2015

Watch Karen O and Her Band Somberly Cover the Doors and Radiohead

On the back of her scratchy, subdued solo album Crush Songs, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O is in the midst of a string of…
Colin Joyce / October 5, 2014

Mural Made Famous by the Doors Will Be Recreated Without Them

The Doors' legacy has long been subject to disputes. For instance, drummer John Densmore refused to join the band's early-'00s quasi-reunion when his former bandmates…
Marc Hogan / August 12, 2013

Ray Manzarek, the Doors’ Founding Keyboardist, Dead at 74

Keyboardist Ray Manzarek, whose alternately gutsy and psychedelic shadings were nearly as distinctive a part of the Doors' sound as Jim Morrison's heated dramatics, died…
David Marchese / May 20, 2013
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