Holopocalypse Begins: Hendrix and Morrison to be Brought Back as Holograms


Ugh. It’s happening. There are now plans to resurrect both Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison in the form of holograms so that they may perform on stage. This news came after Tupac‘s ghost haunted Coachella, that Michael Jackson could return and that Freddie Mercury will be brought back through “optical illusion”. Jeff Jampol, who manages [...]

SXSW 2012, Friday Night March 16

Wild Belle

After Beauty Bar we made the trek to the 1100 block of East 11th. The plan was to catch Cheers Elephant at Kenny’s Backyard BBQ – an outside, makeshift venue with a funnel cake vendor and chairs on the lawn – at 7:00pm. We ended up across the street before they played, grabbing a light [...]

Update: The Doors to Release Special Reissue of “L.A. Woman”, and Debut New Unreleased Track


Update: The Doors first new, unreleased song in 40 years, “She Smells So Nice” is now streaming on the band’s Facebook page. In celebration of their 40th anniversary, the Doors are reissuing the group’s final album–1971’s album “L.A. WOMAN” on January 24, and will debut “She Smells So Nice,” the band’s first new, unreleased song in [...]

Morrison’s Family, Bandmates Say Pardon Isn’t Enough


The family of late Doors frontman Jim Morrison and his former bandmates have called for official apologies from the state of Florida and the city of Miami over Morrison’s 1969 arrest for lewd and lascivious behavior. Morrison was officially pardoned earlier this month, but the singer’s family and the surviving Doors feel he shouldn’t be [...]

Update: Florida Gov. Seeks to Pardon Jim Morrison


Recently, we reported that outgoing Florida Governor Charlie Crist was “looking into” pardoning the late Jim Morrison for his conviction of indecent exposure and profanity at a Miami concert. Now, it seems Crist is moving forward with those plans. He announced that he will officially submit Morrison’s name to his state’s clemency board as a [...]

Is Jim Morrison Receiving a Pardon?


During his last few months in office, Florida Governor Charlie Crist is thinking about pardoning Jim Morrison, according to TheHill.com. The Doors lead singer was famously convicted of indecent exposure and profanity following a 1969 concert in Miami. Morrison died in 1971. “Candidly, it’s something that I haven’t given a lot of thought to, but [...]

Doors Documentary, Limited Release


A feature-length documentary, “When You’re Strange:  A Film About The Doors” opens in limited release this weekend (April 9).  Narrated by Johnny Depp, the film offers never-before-seen footage, including singer Jim Morrison in an experimental film called “HWY (Highway).” The Doors members included lead singer Jim Morrison, guitarist Robby Krieger, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and drummer [...]