Hard Rock, Psychedelic, Album Rock, Rock & Roll, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Proto-Punk, AM Pop
Cathartic, Confident, Dramatic, Bravado, Swaggering, Rebellious, Druggy, Summery, Nocturnal, Literate, Sexual, Theatrical, Aggressive, Trippy, Sensual, Provocative, Brash, Passionate, Energetic, Nihilistic, Ominous
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore. The band got its name from the title of Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception, which itself was a reference to a quote made by William Blake, "If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite." They were unique and among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s, mostly because of Morrison's lyrics and charismatic but unpredictable stage persona. After Morrison's death on 3 July 1971 at age 27, the remaining members continued as a trio until disbanding in 1973.
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Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Music Genre (Text)
Psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues rock, hard rock
1965–73, (Reunions: 1978, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2011)
Rick & the Ravens, The Psychedelic Rangers, Butts Band, Nite City, Manzarek–Krieger
Past Group Members
Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger