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Whitesnake’s Burn streaming

Another track from the upcoming Whitesnake Purple Album has been released for streaming. It’s Burn. (listen inside)

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US dates confirmed

[Updated with presale info] We now have 15 confirmed dates for this summer Deep Purple US tour, plus one very unconfirmed Canadian one. The tour will start on July 14 in Lewiston, NY, and finish on August 16 in Saratoga, CA.

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Purple Album EPK

The record company has posted an electronic press kit for the upcoming Whitesnake’s Purple Album. (watch inside)

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The Dusty Springfield days

Brief interview with Ian Gillan on his Rock Meets Classic tour in Germany. He said that the new album is still on the band’s platter, but no concrete plans, deadlines, or recording dates have been set. Ian also mentioned US/Canadian dates this summer. Speaking of which, the first one, slightly unconfirmed, July 24 gig in […]

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Paicey at DrumWright this weekend

This Saturday, March 21, is the National Learn to Play Day in the UK, and going with the spirit, Paicey will perform/teach a drum clinic at his favourite drum store — DrumWright in Woodley, Berkshire. There will be introductory lessons running in the store all day — from 10am till 5pm, while Ian will appear […]

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Like in the old days

Don Airey live at Hypothalamus (Rheine, Germany 2015-03-13) “It’s like doing it in the old days”, Don said after a blistering concert in Rheine (Germany) on 13th of March. The venue was very small with a maximum capacity of 250 people, around 150 were there. Don had four absolutely great musicians with him: Carl Sentance […]

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Mexico tour announced

The unusually long lull in touring is over. Deep Purple managements has announced that the band will play six dates in Mexico in late May / early June. Curiously enough, Mexico City is not on the list. Of interest to our Texan followers might be the last gig of the tour on June 7th in […]

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Simper’s press conference in Moscow

[Updated with video] Today, March 11, and tomorrow, March 12, Nick Simper and Don Airey will repeat their 2012 double bill appearance by sharing the stage in Russia. Yesterday Simper attended a press conference in Moscow (Airey didn’t make it as his plane wasn’t scheduled to land until midnight). Andrey Gusenkov shared the highlights on deep-purple.ru.

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Easy to recognize, hard to define

Italian radio station Radiorock 106.6 has posted an extensive interview with Ian Gillan conducted some time this February at his home in Portugal. The whole thing is 1 hour 22 minutes long (with music breaks), so sit back and enjoy — as you can imagine, a lot of ground was covered there. Thanks to Yvonne […]

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Hughes signed guitar in charity auction

British charity Rockin’ for Tots is auctioning off an Epiphone Les Paul signed by Glenn Hughes, Andrew Watt, Slash, and Zakk Wylde. The guitar was signed at the California Breed show supporting Slash at the Hydro in Glasgow on December 4, 2014. The bidding now stands at £200.00 and the auction will close on March […]

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Axel Rudi Pell’s Magic Moments

Axel Rudi Pell will be releasing a live 3CD/3DVD album Magic Moments – 25th Anniversary Special Show at the end of April. The show was recorded on July 11th 2014 at the Bang Your Head festival in Balingen, Germany. The reason we mention it here is because of the several covers performed that night together […]

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