Search Results for: ray manzarek

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore
February 11, 2020
Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore

Robby Kreiger and John Densmore of the Doors remember 1970, when the fabled Los Angeles band released Morrison Hotel, played some of its most incendiary shows and began one last,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New, Extended Trailer for the Doors Documentary ‘Break On Thru: A Celebration of Ray Manzarek’
January 9, 2020
Watch a New, Extended Trailer for the Doors Documentary ‘Break On Thru: A Celebration of Ray Manzarek’

On Feb. 12, a special documentary from The Doors will screen in theaters for one night and one night only. Break On Thru: A Celebration of Ray Manzarek is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Announce ‘Break on Thru’ Documentary Film in Honor of Late Keyboardist Ray Manzarek
December 9, 2019
The Doors Announce ‘Break on Thru’ Documentary Film in Honor of Late Keyboardist Ray Manzarek

The music of The Doors simply wouldn’t be as vibrant and powerful were it not for the contributions of keyboardist Ray Manzarek. On Monday, the band announced a new documentary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors
January 12, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors

January 4, 2017 was christened The Day of the Doors in Venice, California — and surviving members John Densmore and Robby Krieger were on-hand for a fun event streamed live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021
December 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021

Phil Chen, a renowned bassist and studio legend revered in the music industry, has died at 75 after a fight with cancer.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video
December 3, 2021
Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video

Today, Dec. 3, The Doors’ classic 1970 album L.A. Woman has been revisited for a lavish Deluxe Edition commemorating its 50th anniversary. Click here to pick up the 3-CD/1-LP set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)
October 8, 2021
Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)

When The Doors released their self-titled debut in 1967, it was a revelation. Vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger produced a unique mix...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3
October 1, 2021
The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3

On Dec. 3, The Doors will revisit 1971’s L.A. Woman for a special 50th anniversary reissue. As a preview of the collection, the classic band‘s vaults were opened on Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tickets Onsale Now: ‘The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition,’ in Theaters One Night Only 11/4
September 21, 2021
Tickets Onsale Now: ‘The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition,’ in Theaters One Night Only 11/4

Today, Sept. 21, tickets officially went on sale for The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition, a theatrical screening of the classic (and updated) concert film, as put...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition’ Screening in Theaters One Night Only, Nov. 4 (Tix Onsale 9/21)
September 14, 2021
‘The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 Special Edition’ Screening in Theaters One Night Only, Nov. 4 (Tix Onsale 9/21)

On Nov. 4, Trafalgar Releasing will host a special, one-night-only screening of one of the landmark live moments in the storied history of The Doors with a theatrical event geared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”
September 1, 2021
The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”

On Dec. 3, The Doors will commemorate the 50th anniversary of 1971’s L.A. Woman with a deluxe revisiting of the classic record. As officially detailed on Wednesday, the special reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 
February 11, 2021
Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 

Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist  Jorma Kaukonen on life during the pandemic, the greatest ’60s SF bands, and Ike Turner Stay-at-home orders during the pandemic may have slowed but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming This Month: ‘The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (and Other Artists),’ a New Book from The Doors’ John Densmore
November 9, 2020
Coming This Month: ‘The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (and Other Artists),’ a New Book from The Doors’ John Densmore

In addition to being the drummer for one of the most legendary and influential bands in music history, John Densmore of the Doors is a published author (as he discussed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)

Morrison Hotel is the 1970 album from The Doors, a major moment in the Los Angeles band‘s career and an enduring classic that elevated the group’s mystique and aura. Today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More
October 5, 2020
New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

This Friday, Oct. 9 brings with it some very notable new music from a host of big-name acts. Some are reissuing classic albums, others are sharing brand new music for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 24, 2020
Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, The Doors will release a lavish 50th anniversary Deluxe Edition of Morrison Hotel, the famed Los Angeles band‘s unforgettable 1970 album. (Click here to pre-order The Doors’ Morrison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)
August 21, 2020
The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)

In 1970, The Doors released Morrison Hotel, the Los Angeles band‘s fifth studio album and a major moment in the group’s career. Its recording process only took a few weeks,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Time for Another Guitar Lesson from Robby Krieger of The Doors: This Time, He’ll Teach You to Play ‘Spanish Caravan’
May 18, 2020
It’s Time for Another Guitar Lesson from Robby Krieger of The Doors: This Time, He’ll Teach You to Play ‘Spanish Caravan’

Recently, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors has been sharing instructional guitar videos on the internet, giving fans a pretty sweet chance to learn how to play some of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learn to Play ‘People Are Strange’ on Guitar, Directly from Robby Krieger of the Doors
May 7, 2020
Learn to Play ‘People Are Strange’ on Guitar, Directly from Robby Krieger of the Doors

In mid-March, Robby Krieger began a #LearnToPlayTheDoors series of instructional how-to videos, bringing some of his guitar expertise to fans of the Doors with some handy tutorial videos. The latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Let Dodger Stadium Organist Dieter Ruehle Playing the Doors’ ‘Light My Fire’ and ‘Touch Me’ Brighten Your Day
April 29, 2020
Let Dodger Stadium Organist Dieter Ruehle Playing the Doors’ ‘Light My Fire’ and ‘Touch Me’ Brighten Your Day

Were it not for COVID-19 and the global pandemic that is still keeping the ‘Pause’ button hit on pretty much everything these days, there is no Major League Baseball happening...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger Will Teach You How to Play the Guitar on ‘Roadhouse Blues’ and ‘Moonlight Drive’ in New #LearnToPlayTheDoors Videos –
April 14, 2020
Robby Krieger Will Teach You How to Play the Guitar on ‘Roadhouse Blues’ and ‘Moonlight Drive’ in New #LearnToPlayTheDoors Videos –

Over the past couple of weeks, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger has been keeping fans of the Doors entertained by soliciting suggestions for some guitar tutorials — and so far, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Have Amazon Prime, Four Key Docs/Films About The Doors are Available for Streaming Now
March 30, 2020
If You Have Amazon Prime, Four Key Docs/Films About The Doors are Available for Streaming Now

Rarely has the concept of streaming media been more relevant to our society than right now. With millions of people the world over confined to their homes as a result...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Trippy ‘Slide Home,’ from the New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Out 4/24)
March 19, 2020
Hear the Trippy ‘Slide Home,’ from the New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Out 4/24)

On April 24, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors will release The Ritual Begins at Sundown, a new solo record and his first in a decade. On Thursday, Krieger...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors’ Robby Krieger Announces New Album, ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Collaboration with Frank Zappa Alumni (Preview with ‘The Drift’)
February 21, 2020
The Doors’ Robby Krieger Announces New Album, ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Collaboration with Frank Zappa Alumni (Preview with ‘The Drift’)

Robby Krieger is a legend, his riffs and work as a principal member of the Doors renowned for years — and on April 24, he’ll release his first new solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February 2020 Issue
February 13, 2020
February 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new February 2020 features: Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore Dave Clark...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Reveal Plans for ‘Day of the Doors’ Event in Los Angeles on Jan. 4
December 16, 2019
The Doors Reveal Plans for ‘Day of the Doors’ Event in Los Angeles on Jan. 4

January 4 holds a special significance within Los Angeles, as it’s officially the Day of the Doors. So named back in late 2016, the Day of the Doors was initially...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Edition of the Doors’ ‘The Soft Parade’ Announced
July 18, 2019
50th Anniversary Edition of the Doors’ ‘The Soft Parade’ Announced

The Soft Parade stands as one of the Doors‘ standout albums, due to it featuring the classic Doors track “Touch Me” — and that album celebrates its 50th album this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James
February 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James

Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com Before I begin this rock and roll tale about my encounter with Rick James, I want to explain in a way—or attempt to anyway—how I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'The Day of the Doors' Set for Jan. 4 in Los Angeles, Robby Krieger and John Densmore to Take Part
December 29, 2016
'The Day of the Doors' Set for Jan. 4 in Los Angeles, Robby Krieger and John Densmore to Take Part

On January 4, 1967, Jim Morrison and the Doors announced their arrival with their landmark self-titled debut album. With that classic LP about to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the city...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!
December 21, 2016
Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!

We at Rock Cellar would like to extend a very happy and healthy 73rd birthday legendary British guitarist Albert Lee! Albert is known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)
February 6, 2015
Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)

As songwriter and guitarist for the Doors, Robby Krieger earned his rightful place in rock and roll history. Penning such timeless hits as “Light My Fire,” “Touch Me,” “Love Me...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)
February 4, 2014
John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)

The Doors’ drummer John Densmore is many things: the co-writer of some of the most iconic songs in the history of rock, a political activist, author of two compelling memoirs (Riders on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams
October 3, 2013
Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams

When rockers want to convey rage, frustration, pain or ecstasy, nothing works like an ear-splitting scream. Some rockers’ shrieks are so outrageous that they’ve been banned from the radio, parodied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...