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How it happened

Rock Scene Magazine has posted an interview with Don Airey that they’d done back in 2011. Don looks back on his career, from a school bus in Sunderland, to joining the Purple. (watch inside)

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Voodoo Hill — Waterfall

Voodoo Hill, an on-and-off project of Glenn Hughes and Italian guitarist and producer Dario Mollo, will be releasing their third album Waterfall on October 16 via Frontiers Records. Mollo comments on the album: It was right in the middle of this creative spring that Serafino of Frontiers called me to see whether I wanted to […]

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Totally down for that

David Coverdale gave an interview to the Noisey, a Vice magazine musical offshoot. Amidst the now familiar story of him getting in touch with Jon Lord, then after his death reconnecting with Ritchie Blackmore, which resulted in The Purple Album, he mentioned that he’d be ‘totally down’ for a one-off show involving all the members […]

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JLT on Eternal Terror

Joe Lynn Turner gave an interview to Norwegian metal webzine Eternal Terror. Quite frankly, nothing of consequence has been said, but in the interests of complete coverage, here it is: One of the most memorable and fun shows I have ever attended was the Over the Rainbow gig in Malmø (Sweden) back in October 2009. […]

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That was then and this is now

On July 21 Blackmore’s Night has appeared on German TV miming to two tracks from the upcoming new album All Our Yesterdays: All Our Yesterdays The Other Side plus a short interview Promo video for the title track was also posted on YouTube by the record company: In related news, The Guardian has published an […]

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Today Show Smoke

The band have performed Smoke on the Water on The Today Show live this morning. The video has been posted officially on today.com, and unofficially on YouTube. (watch inside)

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The anti-AC/DC formula

The Montreal Blues Society is preparing a review of Deep Purple’s appearance at the Ottawa Bluesfest. In the meantime, we are happy to offer you their review of Now What?!

Ok, blah, blah, blah. What about the music? I pour myself a frosty Kool Aid and set myself on the king’s throne and hit play.

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The sacred fire

Le Soleil in Quebec City has published not only an excellent review of the Deep Purple performance at the Festival d’été de Québec, but also did a great feature on the band in the days leading to the show. Written by Nicolas Houle, a rock journalist, longtime DP enthusiast and also a longtime THS reader. […]

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Concert Review : Quebec City

Deep Purple at Festival d’été de Québec (Quebec City, Canada, 2015-07-19) On a cold windy evening on the Plains of Abraham, Quebec – site of the historic battle between the French and British in 1759, Deep Purple came, saw and conquered the 60,000 or so faithful who braved the bitter temperature, high winds and the […]

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Deep Purple on The Today Show

Deep Purple will be performing on The Today Show this Thursday, July 23rd. The Today Show airs on the US TV network NBC daily at 8 a.m. Selected fragments of the show are also posted online, including live music performances.

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Our new robotic overlords

And just when you thought that nothing can top the Siberian throat take on the Highway Star, or the infamous in certain quarters Firemen of Edo, another gem comes your way. This is one for the tech geeks (both of us). Smoke on the Water performed by an orchestra of recycled floppy drives. Behold our […]

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The official YouTube channel has a couple of clips that offer view of a gig from quite a unique angle. (watch inside)

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Still bringing the power

Last night Deep Purple headlined the Ottawa Bluesfest. Local newspaper Ottawa Citizen reviews the gig: Together, the five men joined forces to make the 2015 edition of Deep Purple a formidable beast, leaping out of the starting gate to let ‘er rip on the classic Highway Star. Strange Kind of Woman was also rolled out […]

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The Other Side of Blackmore

A track called The Other Side from upcoming new Blackmore’s Night album All Our Yesterdays. (listen inside)

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