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Sound advice from Steve

Music Radar has tips to budding guitarists from Steve Morse. Some of which are very much applicable to life in general. Nothing irritates me more than a lack of professionalism. For example, when somebody says, ‘I’ll be there at 2 pm.’ Does that mean 2:30? Does that person think they can just roll in whenever […]

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Lazy in Verona

To celebrate the release of Live in Verona, the record company posted video of Lazy, which performance we have previously seen in an audience recording. (watch inside)

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It’s no big deal

Ian Gillan gave an interview to Chilean Radio Futuro that apparently went down the newswire and created a small stir worldwide. Despite the fact that he has not said there what he had not said before. Whatever I say about that is gonna sound wrong. But who the hell wants to be in an institution? […]

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The little bits that are really important

Jeb Wright from Classic Rock Revisited recently spoke to Ian Paice about Jon Lord, the celebration concert this April, and the recording of it that came out last month. Jeb: I have always separated classical Jon from rock Jon, but I have to ask did he bring that influence into Deep Purple? Not so much […]

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Uncommon Man

The record company has posted Uncommon Man from Celebrating Jon Lord, which sold so well, that it hit #1 in a number of European countries. Thanks to Classic Rock for the info. Keywords: Charts, Classic Rock, Deep Purple, Jon Lord, tribute, Video

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Celebrating Jon Lord hits #1

The newly released dvd of the Celebrating Jon Lord concert at the Albert Hall, London from April 2014 has hit the #1 slot on the dvd music charts in its first week of release in the UK, Germany, Sweden and Austria. Recorded on 4th April the dvd and blu-ray feature the two halves of the […]

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New Show at Luna Park

A new show at Luna Park goes on sale tonight (Thursday 2nd October) for a show on 18th November. Again not confirmed by management, but on sale here Thanks to Juan for the info No keyword specified.

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Canadian covers

Two Candian bands, Public Animal and Mokomokai, has released a split 7″ with one Deep Purple each. The songs can be streamed online and bought as downloads but there is also an actual vinyl single released by Squirtgun Records, in purple vinyl of course! If I understand things correctly, the vinyl only seems to be […]

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Celebrating Jon Lord release party

On Monday night in London there was a release party for the DVD and CD from the Royal Albert Hall Jon Lord tribute show. Many of the people who was part of the show was at the event. What Brian Johnson did there is still a mystery. More details are avaialble at metaltalk.net. Thanks to […]

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A sound approach

Those of you interested in the (audio) technical side of a Deep Purple tour should check out an article from the US tour in the online mag Pro Sound News. The band’s both sound engineers are interviewed and the article is mainly focusing on the engineers’ approach to the sound and the equipment they use. […]

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European Tour late 2015 expanding

According to some online ticket agencies it now looks like it’s the turn of Italy to spend this year for enjoyment next year. Tour dates posted on therockblog.net show the following dates: 30/10/2015, Palafabris di Padova 31/10/2015, Mediolanum Forum di Assago (Milano) 05/11/2015, Mandela Forum di Firenze 06/11/2015, Palalottomatica di Roma these dates, along with […]

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DeepPurpleCommunity interviews Don Airey

The Deep Purple Community on Facebook conducted an interview with Don Airey in August 2014…. “The success of NOW What?! was overwhelming, the album is still in the TOP50 of Amazon Germany’s music charts, sitting at #2 in the Hard Rock charts right today. [the questions to the Don were sent in August 2014]. Did […]

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Ian Paice remembers Jon Lord, previews “Burn” from Celebrating Jon Lord

AllMusic recently conducted an interview with Ian Paice in which he recalls his first meeting with Jon and talks about the Celebrating Jon Lord event which has just been released on many formats. AllMusic: Can you remember meeting Jon Lord for the first time? Ian Paice: The first time I actually met Jon, I remembered […]

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Ian Paice Drum Clinic in Angera, Italy

Ian Paice gave a drum clinic and concert on September 13th in Angera/Lago Maggiore, and you can see some footage from the event below. thanks to Yvonne Osthausen for the info No keyword specified.

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