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Honest musicians playing music

Broward Palm Beach New Times (is that a long name for a newspaper or what?) down in Florida has an excellent interview with Roger Glover. Here are a couple of quotes to wet your appetite:

Somebody once asked me, “How come you don’t write songs like ‘Highway Star’ anymore?” I said, actually we do, but they don’t sound like “Highway Star.” We’d be a parody of ourselves, and that’s when you get in trouble and become intimidated by your past.

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JLT talks Rainbow reunion

Joe Lynn Turner gave an interview to Rock Overdose and a question of Rainbow reunion popped up:

Rock Overdose So, talking about Ritchie, do you see maybe a reunion for the band of Rainbow?

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Worth The Wait

Drove 4 hrs from Buffalo, NY with the wife to the Caesars Windsor Casino (Canada). Checked in for overnite stay and had a few hours before the show to gamble, have cocktails and dinner.

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Guitars on the Beach update

More details have emerged about Gillan’s involvement with the Guitars on the Beach festival to take place in Lyme Regis in September. Festival organizer Geoff Baker spoke to the local paper Bridgeport News:

With thousands of guitarists involved, they need to follow the house band on the song and we need a stage for the house band.

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Not hanging by the phone

Ian Paice appeared on the Classic Rock Show that aired on TeamRock Radio on August 20. There does not appear to be a way to listen to the interview again, but Classic Rock magazine has a couple of quotes posted on their site.

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A live guy who does some studio work

Dan Shinder from Drum Talk TV did an in depth interview with Ian Paice while the band was in Las Vegas. The interview is just a hair short of a full one hour long, and quite understandably, a lot of dirt has been turned over in this time. There are nuggets in there for both the aspiring musicians and well seasoned fans. (watch inside) Read more »

Mask Machine

Mascot Records has posted a promo video for Mask Machine -- a track from the new Flying Colors album Second Nature. (view inside) Read more »

Classic Rock Roll of Honour

The Classic Rock magazine Roll of Honour award ceremony will be held this year on November 4 in Hollywood, California. The voting is now open for the public in 5 categories, with the rest to be decided in house.

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A small word with a big meaning

Bernie Marsden gave an interview to the French website RockNLive Social Media. He spoke about his new solo album Shine, that includes guest appearances by his friends, old and new.

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Steve Morse in tribute to veterans

Steve Morse has contributed a track to the tribute album dedicated to the veterans of American wars. The album, called Guitars For Wounded Warriors, was produced, engineered and composed by Emmy Award winner Brian Tarquin, with contributions from SM, Billy Sheehan, Gary Hoey, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Reb Beach, Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), Chris Poland (Megadeth), and Chuck Loeb.

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