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From UHF and Mandatory Fun to Gulf Coast Blues and Autumn: Chatting with "Weird Al" Yankovic and George Winston...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Weird Al has two releases coming up--a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of UHF and also The Compleat Al. Here he explains why there's the sudden Al-Fest.

The 21 Spookiest Rock Songs for the Halloween Season

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As October's days grow shorter and the air chillier, the anticipation of Halloween builds -- and for a proper celebration, there needs to be a soundtrack.

So U and More: Conversations with Neal Schon, Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Edgar Winter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Neal Schon: "Journey is more about well-crafted songs and well recorded and produced songs, and I think that what I enjoy about my solo songs is that I'm sort of more of a painter with a blank canvas and a bunch of paints and materials to work with and I kind of throw everything on there and see how it lands."

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

The 27 Club in Rock Limbo via New Paradise Laboratories

Lew Whittington | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Putting deceased rock stars onstage usually means a pasty musical wrapped in creepy facsimiles of dead celebrities.

The Pied Piper of Napa

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

For David Pack, legendary musician, Ambrosia lead singer and Grammy award-winning record producer, his latest project, Napa Crossroads, is one he's be...

The Doors App and Beyond: A Conversation with Elektra/Nonesuch Founder Jac Holzman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Photo courtesy Holzman Family Archive A Conversation with Jac Holzman Mike Ragogna: Jac, it's an honor to interview you. You and your label Elektra...

Famed Band Reunites

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Steve Baltin Proving tragedy can indeed bring people together, last night surviving Doors...

Jay Z's Gift To Legendary Rocker

Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment

It seems The Doors' music might not be so far off from Jay Z's rap lyrics today...at least according to the king of rap himself. Doors drummer and aut...

The Tomás Doncker Band Hollers the Blues of Howlin' Wolf

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It wasn't just the guitar that was loud, so was Chester's voice. And it got louder as his living conditions got tougher. His massive body, weighting up to 300 pounds, both scared and impressed people. Howlin' Wolf, the name his grandfather gave him, would become an important figure.

FOR SALE: Rock Star's Childhood Home

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.13.2013 | DC

How would you like to live like a rock star? A rock star as a child, that is. Here's your chance: An Arlington, Va., home believed to belong to ...

Remembering How Jim Morrison Lit Our Fire

Posted 07.03.2013 | Celebrity

Jim Morrison died 42 years ago today (July 3). The iconic lead singer of the Doors tragically passed away from complications from drug and alcohol...

Art, The Doors and the Joyous Theft of Creativity

Ray Brescia | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Ray Brescia

From Bach to Coltrane, The Doors team used a range of influences and insights to craft a stylistically eclectic, elegant, and captivating work of art.

James Gandolfini: As Important As Brando in the Firmament of Fictional Mafia Bosses

Howard Barbanel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

The series finale was left ambiguous but the boss of bosses up above doesn't go for unresolved endings, so ascending to heaven is New Jersey native James Gandolfini, who at 51 definitely went way before his time.

Movie Review: This Is the End

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What if you were a skeptic -- and your very skepticism resulted in you missing out on the very thing you refused to believe in? That's also the comic notion at the heart of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's This Is the End,.

Huge Extinct Lizard Named After '70s Rock Star

| Posted 06.05.2013 | Science

By Paul Gabrielsen Mention '70s rock band The Doors to today's youth and they'll think you're a fossil. They're not that far off. A newly classifi...

An Elegy for Ray Manzarek: Pay Some Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

Roger Weisman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Roger Weisman

The only time I ever walked out of a show was during a solo performance of Ray Manzarek. However, that evening made an indelible mark on me and clarified a lot of how I feel about The Doors and their legacy.

A Previously Unpublished Interview With Ray Manzarek

Paul Iorio | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Paul Iorio

I was lucky to have interviewed the late Ray Manzarek in person a couple decades ago -- in a room with just me, him, John Densmore and my tape recorder.

WATCH: What Might The Doors' Jim Morrison Be Like Today?

Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty

The Doors' frontman Jim Morrison is as famous for music he created as he is for his untimely death at 27. While his death was originally believed to b...

Reading Is Sexy According To Doors Drummer

Posted 04.19.2013 | Books

John Densmore, drummer in The Doors, came onto HuffPost Live recently wearing a pin whose message we can all endorse. It apparently came from the Los ...

Rock Music's Ode To LSD

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment

Seventy years ago, an unsuspecting Albert Hoffman discovered a chemical substance that would alter the face of rock music and drug culture forever. Wh...

Jim Morrison: 'Fat Is Beautiful'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

In case Adele is looking for inspiration from a music legend in the wake of Joan Rivers' continued jabs about her weight, a new video excerpt from a 1...

Dog Ears Music: Near Miss Day (Swoooh!) Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Laura Veirs, Elliott Smith, David Bowie, Bobby Womack, Mimicking Birds and more.

1977: Iggy Pop and Ray Manzarek Want to Start a Band With Me

Binky Philips | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Yes, I know turning them down was raw lunacy, but I had the secret knowledge, as I listened to Danny, Ray and Ig work me, that The Planets were gonna be signed by Warner Bros. My band, my songs.

Best Rock Music of October!

Dusty Wright | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Here are some of my favorite new releases from October culled from press releases, Spotify playlists, satellite radio, and peer recommendations.