John Densmore

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Bands That Replaced Irreplacable Members (And Those That Shouldn't Have)

    Cable television is often confounding, for sure, and the inevitable question often arises: "All these channels and nothing to watch? What the ______?" Recently I had one of these moments and I stumbled across an interview/live performance show on the Audience Network called Guitar Center Sessions. T ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014

    13 Favorite Musician Interviews of 2013

    For music journalists, there's nothing better than when an artist or performer gives good quote. While musicians can be pretty hit or miss when it comes to interviews, when one gets garrulous and decides to dish or diss, there never seems to be enough tape or memory space available for their pearls ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    The Doors' John Densmore: "I'm Trying To Uphold What Jim Wanted"

    It's probably a good idea to avoid people who quote Doors lyrics in everyday conversation -- unless, of course, it's John Densmore, timekeeper for the legendary group. He earned that right, having to live with those words and Jim Morrison's predilection for acting them out onstage and in real life. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Tech N9ne Discusses The Clubhouse Shooting, The Doors, and Machine Gun Kelly

    Aaron Dontez Yates, better known to the world as Tech N9ne, is not a big fan of the typical. "How many black dudes do you see painting their faces and coming out with bishop robes on the stage?" he asks me, speaking from his tour bus "somewhere in New Mexico." He's taken a strange, twisted path ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Re:Generation Music Project: More Than Just Another Techno Movie

    Amir Bar-Lev's Re:Generation Music Project is a truly sensational demonstration of the music that can be made when people have an open mind. As DJ Premier said in the film, "Music can't die as long as someone keeps on making it fresh, and that's what we did." The Re:Generation Music Project feature ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Top Five Musician Arrests

    Rapper DMX, after his arrest in June, 2004‚ÄčAs we reported yesterday,  Mic Todd, the bass player for metal band Coheed and Cambria, was arrested on Sunday at a venue in Massachusetts where the band was scheduled to play. Todd's alleged crime? He reportedly walked into a Walgreens, claimed he h ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Native Son

    Keith Secola gives new meaning to Americana

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    The Doors 21st Century

    Reunion tour hits potholes aplenty

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Lizard Thing

    From a big-name tribute to some big-beat remixes, the Doors' catalogue bulges with a soft parade of new releases