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Another video from the NAMM 2017. Steve Morse shows off his MusicMan #1 and #2: And once we’re at it, here are some more Steve’s guitar nuts and bolts videos from a few years back. Here he is demonstrating various features of the original MusicMan and Y2D, and how and why he uses them during […]

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Purple Uncut

Deep Purple are featured in the latest issue of the British magazine Uncut: While warming up for a final tour and album, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice recall their wild career in rock […] The issue in question has Björk on its cover and is dated April 2017. It went on […]

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Icebreakers don’t fly

Cover art for the second single from the new Deep Purple album inFinite has become available.

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Paicey on Spanish radio

Ian Paice will be a guest on the Central FM Rock Show tomorrow, February 16, 2017, at 10pm CET. Central FM is an English speaking radio that broadcasts on 98.6 and 103.9 MHz in the Costa del Sol region of Spain, and online worldwide. Their Rock Show is on the air on Thursday nights and […]

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Scandinavian nights

Five more dates for the Deep Purple’s Long Goodbye Tour have surfaced: November 6: Stockholm, Sweden November 8: Trondheim, Norway November 9: Oslo, Norway November 11: Helsinki, Finland November 13: Copenhagen, Denmark We already have ticket info for all but Helsinki and the tickets are going on sale on February 16. Please not that these […]

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No schtick nor open shirt

Glenn Hughes live at Toldkammeret, Helsingör, Denmark, February 8, 2017. Cool, calm and collected. This is Glenn Hughes as he enters the stage on a windy and snowy evening in Helsingör, Denmark, February 2017. The venue is less than ideal, with a very low stage and pillars obstructing the view. Still, the turnout is better […]

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Meet the designers

The artwork for the new Deep Purple album inFinite has been produced by design studio of Dirk Rudolph. He is no stranger to the album art design and in his career spanning over 30 years have designed artwork for almost 500 releases for a huge variety musicians ranging from Berliner Philharmoniker, to Oscar Peterson, to […]

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Who’s a good boy?

inFinite promo; image courtesy of Edel/earMUSIC

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inFinite on purple vinyl

German online retailer Nuclear Blast specializing in exclusive coloured vinyl editions, among other things, is advertising inFinite on purple vinyl. This edition is said to be limited to 1,000 copies and available exclusively through them. Caveat: while it is only €3 more expensive than the regular black vinyl edition from the same retailer, the shipping […]

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Going on an expedition

inFinite banner; image courtesy of Edel/earMUSIC

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Glenn’s mom passes away

Glenn Hughes has posted this on his Facebook page: RIP MOM : Sheila Born dec 1, 1928 Passed away Feb 1, 7.15pm UK time 2017 Now with my father William I was holding your hand at your bedside for 18 hours Mom , and God took you into the light to join our loved ones… […]

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A 15 year old boy spreading wisdom of life

While doing one of his low key gigs in Italy this January, Ian Paice spoke to Radio 2.0 from Bergamo. This resulted in an very interesting interview. (watch inside)

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Brutally frank Graham

A new interview with Graham Bonnet, where he is introduced as “talkative and often brutally frank”. And brutally frank he is all right. On the second disk of his latest album The Book that consists of re-recorded classic tracks from Graham’s career: How did the idea of doing the re-recordings for the second disc come […]

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Never say never

Don Airey was inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History at the ceremony held on January 18 in Anaheim, California. Here is his well thought out and pretty rousing acceptance speech and bits of rather interesting backstage interview. (watch inside)

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