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From sundown to rising sun

Roger Glover posted this on the band’s official Facebook page. As Facebook does not seem to provide permalinks, we take the liberty to reproduce it in full here:

A whirlwind two weeks; from great gigs in Luxembourg to Antwerp

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Carthago delenda est

Lars Ulrich commented to the Rolling Stone magazine on this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame thingy. And he was nailing his point down quite hard:

I’m not gonna get into the politics or all that stuff, but I got

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Midnight Oil

Another track from the upcoming inaugural California Breed album — Midnight Oil:

Glenn Hughes comments:

It’s a refreshing animated video that really captures the lyrical concert and message of the Midnight Oil single. We didn’t want to make a

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RAH setlist

Direct from Paul Mann, here’s complete setlist of the evening of April 4, 2014:

  1. Jimmy Smith playback as audience arrives
    Introductory remarks by Vicky Lord
    Introduction by Bob Harris
  2. Fantasia from Sarabande
    House Band/Orch.
  3. Durham Awakes from Durham Concerto
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Glenn Hughes on TBL

Glenn Hughes is continuing the promo blitz for California Breed, and this time he spoke to Led Zeppelin fansite Tight But Loose (the connection being, obviously, Bonham Jr.):

Jason’s got stuff going on this summer and I’m doing some things

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California Breed on Sixx Sense

Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham and Andrew Watt were on the Sixx Sense radio show (hosted, naturally, by Nikki Sixx). They spoke about the debut self-titled album of their new band California Breed.

Listen to it here: California Breed on

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Reverend at last — April fools

Roger Glover has been ordained as a Minister in the Eucumenical Church of Pragmatic Absolute, writes our long time contributor who happens to be a member of the church.

When we reached for a comment from Roger himself, he said:…

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Across the divide

Ian Gillan sends a message about Deep Purple in Cyprus scheduled in May:

Dear Friends
There’s a bit of a hoo-ha going on about our forthcoming show in Cyprus, so here are some thoughts on the issue.

As it

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This is Don Airey, from the Don Airey Band

Don Airey was interviewed in Austria by the Mulatschag TV. Plenty of amusing anecdotage from his illustrious career. He also mentions that he has recorded an album of piano jazz pieces, which shlould be coming out later this year.…

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Gillan, an anarchistic band

RockPages.gr has an interview that they recently conducted with Bernie Torme. No wonder that a large chunk of it is about his Gillan years:

Your career includes many and very significant collaborations. You are well – known from the period

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