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A deputy organist at a local church

Don Airey will play the top billing at the HRH Prog Festival in Northern Wales this coming November. In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited he also hinted about more UK dates to come: Getting ready to do a four-month summer run of festivals with DP starting in Mexico in May, with perhaps a […]

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Joe Bonamassa & Bernie Marsden at Loreley cancelled

The festival planned for June 16, 2018 featuring Steve Hill, the Henrik Freischlader Band, Bernie Marsden and Joe Bonamassa has been cancelled.

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Train keeps a rollin’

Japan and North America tour dates have been announced. The North American tour starts on August 21 in Cincinnati and will continue throughout the rest of August and all of September, visiting a total of 25 cities and wrapping up on September 30 in Sacramento, California. It will be a double header bill with Judas […]

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Paicey on Vintage TV

Ian Paice will be featured on the next episode of Vintage TV show Nicky Horne Presents…. The episode will be shown on Tuesday 17th of April at 10.30pm and will be repeated on, Sunday 22nd April at 10.00pm. Vintage TV is available in the UK on Sky 369, Freeview 82, Virgin 343, Freesat 505 and […]

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On the love of borscht

May 2018 issue of Burrn! magazine carries an exclusive 12-page interview with Ritchie Blackmore, conducted by editor-in-chief Kaz Hirose. Below are a few of the more interesting tidbits translated back into English courtesy of our Japanese correspondent Akemi Ono. On coming to Japan: Burrn!: This year Rainbow is doing shows in places where you have […]

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RG sketchbook pages updated

The sketchbook pages on RGs official website have been updated with new items.

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Classic Deep Purple Live in the States

Glenn Hughes will be bringing his Classic Deep Purple Live set to the United States in late August / early September this year. He will play a total of 17 dates, mostly in the North East, starting with Westbury, Long Island, on August 25th, and wrapping up in Tarrytown, NY, on September 22nd. Tickets for […]

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Steve Morse in Guitar Interactive

The latest issue of Guitar Interactive magazine (#55) features an extensive interview with Steve Morse recorded last November in Stockholm. There does not appear to be a way for us to show it here, so head over to their website to watch it.

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Eclipsed celebrates Purple’s 50th

German magazine Eclipsed is celebrating 50th anniversary of the band in style. The current April 2018 issue has a historical picture of Mark 2 on the cover and 18 pages dedicated to the band inside. This includes the roadmap for the rest of the year, a career retrospective, timeline from February 1968 to the present […]

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One of a Kind

Don Airey will release his new solo album One of a Kind on May 25, 2018 via earMusic. The album is touted as a “true classic hard rock gem with melodies, great riffs and solos” and features members of Don’s solo band Carl Sentance, Laurence Cottle, Jon Finnigan, and Simon McBride. It will be released […]

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