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Putting everyone on notice

Roger Glover was featured with a lengthy interview in the Antihero Magazine. Yep, it’s Roger giving sharing his thoughts in response to interesting, off-the-beaten path questions. No further hype is needed. Mark Dean: Do you find these press schedules get easier or more difficult as the years pass by? Roger Glover: Actually, probably easier, because […]

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Cassette, anyone?

The official inFinite online store is now open, presumably run by the record company. It stocks a full range of album merchandise, from compact cassette tape (how quaint) for $6.99, to the signed canvas artwork bundle for $183.99 (the store greets you with the video of the band hard at work actually signing those). There […]

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Venus to Volcanus

Ian Paice will be a special guest on the new album by Purpendicular, called Venus to Volcanus. The album is due on April 14, via German label Fastball Music. Ian is also continuing to perform with Purpendicular live, with the last gig of the latest string of European dates happening tonight, April 26, in Savigny-le-Temple […]

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A good piece of music is still a good piece of music

Roger Glover and Ian Paice did several interviews for the German press while attending the documentary premiere in Düsseldorf. Most of them by now are quite repetitive, so we won’t list them all, but the one from WAZ.de is a wee bit off the beaten path. And nothing like stirring a little controversy asking about […]

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Poll: most anticipated release of April

Loudwire is conducting a poll for the Most Anticipated Release of April 2017. Deep Purple’s inFinite is in the running and is currently trailing in the second place behind Richie Kotzen. You know what to do.

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Paris, Frankfurt and Helsinki

Several new promotional appearances have surfaced in the past few days. Ian Paice will do an in-store appearance at the F-Musiikki Vantaa in Finland, for their “Big Drum Day” event on April 8. Another in-store appearance promoting inFinite has been announced for April 10 at the FNAC Paris Saint-Lazare. Caveat: even though it is marked […]

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Yes or no

A “yes or no” interview with the band. Except Steve, who gets to talk more than the rest of them combined.

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Too much love in the world

Paicey and Roger promoting the new album on a radio station WXKR, broadcasting out of Ohio, USA. The boys are in a great mood, and there are few, if any, cringe moments from the host (listen inside)

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The twin pillars of rock’n’roll

Roger Glover pays tribute to the late Chuck Berry, who passed away on March 18 at the age of 90:

I have said often enough that the entire edifice that is rock’n’roll is held up by the twin pillars of Little Richard and Chuck Berry. Little Richard for his searing voice and superb band and Chuck for his scattershot lyrics and iconic guitar style. And most importantly, they wrote the songs…

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Creamy Glenn down under

Glenn Hughes is announced as a special guest for the upcoming in late May / early June The Music of Cream tour of Australia and New Zealand. The Music of Cream is basically a Cream cover band with a twist or three — it consists of Ginger Baker’s son Kofi, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm, and […]

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“Jon Lord’s Windows” to be re-released on April 28, 2017

earMusic/Edel will continue the series of Jon Lord reissues with the release of “Windows” on April 28, 2017. The reissue was remastered by Rob Cass at Abbey Road Studios, using the original stereo tracks and will be released as a Digipak featuring a new artwork. A reissue of “Sarabande” will follow later this year.

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Düsseldorf premiere of From Here to Infinity

I have just got home from watching “Deep Purple: From Here To inFinite” which premiered in Düsseldorf, Germany tonight. German radio/television WDR waited in front of the auditorium’s entrance for Ian Paice and Roger Glover to arrive and sign memorabilia for the fans. The auditorium itself was filled quite well although there were a couple […]

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This is a country song

Roger Glover and Ian Paice did several phone-in appearances on American classic rock radio in the morning of this Thursday, March 16th. They appeared (that we know of) on The Morning Buzz show that is on the air in New Hampshire on The Frank Show that airs on KLPX in Tucson, Arizona, and on KQ […]

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Hanging from a tree in a pink tutu

Several interviews with Roger Glover have appeared in the Irish press. He spoke to The Irish News, waxing more philosophic than poetic. On Time For Bedlam: It was going to be a song about insane institution of some kind, and then Ian and I talked about the thought of being locked away, not for something […]

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From Here to Infinity in Cardiff and Milan

Two more events showing the documentary about making of the new album inFinite. Showing in Italy will be attended by Ian Paice and Roger Glover, who will do a Q&A session afterwards, while Cardiff event will be attended by the filmmaker Craig Hooper. What: Deep Purple: From Here to Infinity USW journalism lecturer Craig Hooper […]

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Nothing but the fondest of memories

Greg Smith, the bass player for the 1990s incarnation of Rainbow, was interviewed for Eternal Terror webzine out in Norway. Much of the interview revolved around Rainbow proper and Over the Rainbow project, as well as Greg’s work with Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, and his stint on Broadway with Billy Joel’s musical Movin’ Out. “Stranger […]

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