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Flying Colors chat aftermath

Flying Colors have appeared on Reddit Ask Me Anything this Friday, November 27. It is just too bad apparently nobody has realized until the last moment that 3pm EST is 9pm CET, which is just about the time Steve is supposed to hit the stage with Purple in Frankfurt.

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Live chat with Flying Colors

Flying Colors will be answering questions on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything today, November 27, between 3 and 4 pm EST.

What: A live interview with the full band on Reddit’s IAmA forum, where you ask the questions.

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Oberhausen TV report

Local TV station ARD Brisant showed this report from the gig in Oberhausen on November 13. Unfortunately, the interviews are overdubbed, but looks like nothing groundbreaking has been said. Don Airey told that nowadays he has a reserved seat at his doctor as he’s going more and more to regular check-ups.

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Jon Lord at Nidaros photo book

A photo documentary by THS editor emeritus Trond J. Strøm Jon Lord in the Nidaros Cathedral is now available as a photo book. The book contains 58 photographs on 46 pages documenting Jon’s rehearsals at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, before his gig on May 23, 2010.

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On the limitations of Euclidean arithmetic

A lengthy interview with Ian Gillan that may or may not have stemmed from his gardening activities. It is also kind of curious due to slightly unorthodox questions and even more unorthodox answers. (watch inside) Read more »

Blackmore names his band

Blackmore’s hard rock band, or the 2016 incarnation of Rainbow (if you prefer), will be comprised of Ronnie Romero on vocals, Jens Johansson on keyboards, David Keith (a.k.a. Troubadour of Aberdeen from Blackmore’s Night) on drums, and Bob ‘Nouveau’ Curiano (a.k.a.

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Blackmore in Birmingham

A third show for Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow has been announced for June 25 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, UK. And according to his booking agent, the 3 already announced gigs — two in Germany and this one in the UK — will be it for Blackmore’s foray into rock in 2016.

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A stone thrown into the pond

Goldmine magazine has interviewed Roger Glover on the occasion of Wacken/Budokan release. A lot has been covered — from differences between German metalheads and Japanese audiences, to getting not tired playing Smoke every night, to producing Judas Priest, to being snubbed by a certain Hall of Fame.

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Reverse engineering the Universe

From the new songs that are not for the people who are staying at home, to reverse engineering the Universe -- when Big Ian digs, he certainly digs deep. An interview he gave before the concert in Łódź on October 25 (watch inside) Read more »

Hip Boots

The new track premiered live this Sunday in Łódź is called Hip Boots. And judging from the setlist, the new guitar instrumental was an impromptu thing thrown in at the last moment in lieu of Contact Lost. Read more »

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