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More European dates for Whitesnake

Whitesnake have announced further European tour dates. The tour will start in Moscow on November 8 and conclude with the previously announced UK dates in December. Perhaps rather fittingly to Coverdale’s latest endeavours, on November 22 the tour will stop by the Hala Pionir in Belgrade, the same stage where he fronted Deep Purple on the first night of the Mk III final tour some 40 years earlier.

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Paicey in Modern Drummer Hall of Fame

Every year since 1979 the Modern Drummer magazine conducts a readers poll and awards distinguished drummers in several categories based on the results. The most prestigious category is Hall of Fame, with one drummer being inducted every year.

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Meanwhile in the castle…

Blackmore's Night have announced via their Facebook page that they have finished a new album, it is called All Our Yesterdays, and will be released some time in the summer. Read more »

JLT is at it again

Classic Rock has some Joe Lynn Turner quotes apparently from an interview done after his London solo gig on April 5th. He is still insisting that Rainbow reunion is happening. Keep in mind that he has admitted previously that he had not spoken to Ritchie directly.

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Gillan: Access All Areas

[Update] It was pointed out in the comments that this material had been released previously.


A live Gillan CD/DVD was released in March, which unfortunately slipped under our radar. It came out on a Demon Music imprint called Edsel (not to be confused with Edel) as a part of their Access All Areas series.

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Important update regarding the US tour — April Fools

Ian Gillan has announced that he is unavailable for the upcoming US tour with Deep Purple due to other commitments. The “Rock Meets Classic” tour in Europe was so successful that he decided to skip the DP tour to be able to squeeze in more dates with his new friends.

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Teaser on vinyl

Tommy Bolin’s Teaser album will get a 40th anniversary vinyl treatment from a German label Urgence Disk Records. It will be released on a triple vinyl, supplemented by a double CD Best Of Live, which was compiled from three of Tommy’s archive releases: My Father’s Place, Live at The Northern Lights and Live at Ebbets Field.

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Whitesnake to tour UK and Ireland

Whitesnake will tour UK and Ireland in December on a double bill with Def Leppard. The tour will start on December 6 in Dublin and finish on the 19th in Sheffield.

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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. Read more »

Purple Album EPK

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

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