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Roger gets university fellowship

BBC reports that Roger Glover has been made an honorary fellow of the South Wales University "in recognition of his contribution to music and the creative industries." Read more »

Sunflower Jam 2012 release

Sunflower Jam and earMUSIC are going to release the 2012 show on CD and DVD on March 2, 2015. Titled Paice’s Sunflower Superjam – Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2012, it will be available in CD+DVD and DVD+CD editions.

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Rainbow reunion

Joe Lynn Turner in an interview to Italian blog Spazio Rock spoke about the Rainbow reunion and said that what he previously touted as an impending event was essentially a figment of his imagination slightly exaggerated. Read more »

Bluebirds flying out of every orifice

An interview with exuberant, name dropping bon vivant David Coverdale was featured on an episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast that was posted on December 3. It was meant to promote Back to the Bone, but a long and entertaining interview covered a lot of history.

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Marsden, the guitar unhero

Bernie Marsden recently spoke to Rockpages.gr, promoting his solo album Shine. The conversation also turned to history.


Rockpages.gr: What do you remember from the Paice, Ashton, Lord album “Malice In Wonderland”?

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JLT on Rockin’ Metal Revival

Joe Lynn Turner spoke to Rockin' Metal Revival promoting Rated X, although the interview (seemingly inevitably these days) slid onto the Rainbow reunion path. (listen inside) Read more »

Ian Paice to repeat Purpendicular success

Ian Paice and Deep Purple tributes Purpendicular have announced a new string of dates for 2015 in Denmark, Germany and France. See the dates on the poster below.

The mini-tour builds on the dates Ian played with the band this year in Germany and Czech Republic.

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A Light In The Black tracklist

Further details emerge on A Light In The Black Rainbow box set: track listing has surfaced. It answers a lot (but not all) of questions regarding the contents.

  1. Black Sheep Of The Family 3:22
  2. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves 7:33
  3. Snake Charmer 4:33
  4. The Temple Of The King 4:45
  5. Tarot Woman (rough Mix) 6:06
  6. Stargazer (rough Mix) 9:09
  7. Run With The Wolf (rough Mix) 3:49
  8. Mistreated (live In Osaka, Japan / 1976) 11:10
  9. Purple Haze / White Christmas / Lazy / Man On The Silver Mountain / Blues / Starstruck (live In Osaka, Japan / 1976) 16:18
  1. Sensitive To Light (rough Mix) 3:04
  2. The Shed 4:46
  3. Rainbow Eyes (rough Mix) 7:06
  4. Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring (bob Daisley Rehearsal Tape) 1:41
  5. Long Live Rock N Roll (L.A.
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On the banks of river Uzh

A pretty unique monument to Jon Lord was unveiled on November 27 in Ukranian city of Uzhhorod. A pint-sized Jon is sitting on the railing of a riverside promenade and contemplating the view.

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Rainbow box sets

Two new Rainbow box sets are coming out.

The first is an 8LP vinyl set called The Polydor Years. It contains Rainbow studio albums from Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to Bent out of Shape, plus On Stage.

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