August 18, 2005 - The Doors of the 21st Century are no more. Keyboardist Ray Manzarek announced that the band, which includes two surviving members of The Doors, would now be known as Riders on the Storm.
January 6, 2005 - Willie Nelson, Joe Ely, Alejandro Escovedo, Patty Griffin, Bruce Robison, Spoon and Kelly Willis & the Geezenslaws are scheduled to appear at a Sunday night (1/9) concert dubbed "Tsunami Relief Austin to South Asia." The show takes place at Texas' Austin Music Hall.
April 28, 2004 - With his low-octave vocals, wavy dark locks and musical references to Native American spirituality, former Cult frontman Ian Astbury had been compared to Jim Morrison long before any talk of a second-coming of The Doors. But now, as he performs with The Doors of the 21st Century, the resemblance--both in sight and sound--is downright eerie.
June 3, 2003 - Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington has been hospitalized in the Los Angeles area since Friday afternoon (5/30), when he suffered an attack of severe back and abdominal pains, according to Warner Bros. Records.
May 6, 2003 - A diverse lineup that includes 50 Cent, the Doors 21st Century, Korn and Evanescence will be on the bill of the first Coors Light Mountain Jam, which takes place on Aug. 30 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Englewood, Colo.
April 28, 2003 - Original Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger may end up spending more time in the courtroom than on stage; the parents of deceased Doors frontman Jim Morrison are the latest party to sue the duo.