Early television appearances, music films and rare footage will make up the bulk of the Doors' 'R-Evolution' DVD, which will be released later this year. The band just announced the project, which will also be available as a deluxe edition featuring a 40-page book of lyrics and photos.

Rolling Stone reports that 'R-Evolution' will be out on Dec. 3. The DVD and Blu-Ray will feature rare clips of the Doors performing classic songs like 'L.A. Woman,' 'People Are Strange,' 'Light My Fire' and 'Break on Through (To the Other Side).' Commentary from John Densmore, Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek will run throughout the program.

The project revisits the band's rise to fame and commercial peak in the late '60s and early '70. Outtakes from the group's appearance on 'Malibu U' and previously unreleased footage from a 1966 Ford training film will also be included. The release comes two months after the 40th anniversary of the band's breakup in 1973.

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