The Doors Creative Writing Contest

Celebrate The Doors 50th Anniversary by participating in this creative writing contest! Create a poem or short story inspired by the band’s 50-year career for your chance to win THE SINGLES 7″ Boxset.  Poetry must be submitted by posting a video of your poem being read via Instagram video. Short story submissions (3-5 pages) can be sent …

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Celebrate 50 Years of The Doors With the Record Store Day Exclusive Vinyl, Live at the Matrix

Live at the Matrix

Celebrate 50 years of The Doors with Live at the Matrix, available on vinyl for the very first time on Record Store Day, 2017 (April 22, 2017)! Originally recorded on March 7, 1967 in San Francisco, Live at the Matrix has been newly mastered from recently discovered original tapes by the historic Doors engineer, Bruch Botnick. The Matrix recordings originally released in …

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Sex, Death, and Ambiguity

Break on Through

“The sex, death, lyrical ambiguity roles are all here, beginning with the crisp menace of ‘Break On Through’, a deliberate statement of intent and the best possible musical corollary to the group name.” –NME, October 1975.   This was a review posted with hindsight, and still sums up some of what was great about The …

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