Doors Defender: John Densmore

July 7, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

  The news: The Doors are suing Kylie and Kendall Jenner for appropriating the famous Doors logo and their iconic lead singer’s image for the Jenner tee-shirt line… the horror! It is just the latest attempt to cash in on a guy who vowed not to sell out. That guy […]

The Doors First Album and Mary Werbelow: 50 Years on

December 30, 2016 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann (Note: A Nov. 15, 2017 update is included at the bottom. This article first appeared in GonzoToday.com on Dec. 30, 2016.) January 4, 1967: Imagine it. It’s a new year, and there is some amazing music floating around, like nothing we had ever heard before. A […]

Driving with the Doors

November 5, 2016 Kyle K. Mann 0

art by Joey Feldman by Kyle K. Mann ”The Avalon was one stoned gig… the crowd was more out of it than usual, more receptive to our surreal imagery. The psychedelized crowd wanted head music — they wanted to be transported. Their vibes encouraged experimentation. Jim was really coming into […]