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The classical side of Mr. Morse

For the guitar players out there, Premier Guitar has a tutorial focusing on “a very refined technical and compositional approach steeped in classical studies” of Steve Morse. The classical influence of Morse’s playing is where I want to focus. Below, I’ve touched on a few examples in the style of some of Morse’s more well-known […]

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Out on parole

Apparently the promotion campaign for Turning to Crime has already begun, quietly so far. Roger and Big Ian have been spotted doing interviews on October 11 at the Park Hotel in Oberhausen, Germany. Check the photo gallery at a stock photography website.

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Jailhouse Rock in Saltburn-by-the-Sea

A lengthy interview with david Coverdale in the Antihero magazine provides a nice distraction certain criminal activities going on around us. Antihero Magazine: Taking you back, what would’ve been the first music that you remember hearing? David Coverdale: Oh, the first influential song? It’s so interesting, after losing my mom some years ago, I was […]

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When I was a boy

Video clip for the Deep Purple’s cover of 7 And 7 Is is now out

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Count us in

There is a new documentary out, it is called Count me in, it is about everything drums and drumming, and features interviews with luminaries of the art, including our own Ian Paice. He is joined by Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Roger Taylor (Queen), Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Stewart Copeland (The Police), Cindy Blackman-Santana (Lenny Kravitz, […]

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Winter Carols, the 2021 edition

German Amazon is lisiting a Blackmore’s Night release Winter Carols. This appears to be a yet another repackaging of the 2006 album, already re-released in 2013 and again in 2017. This new edition is due on November 19, 2021.

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Turning to Crime release details

It is official now. The release date (November 26) and the track list for the 22nd Deep Purple studio album Turning to Crime are as we’ve reported before. The album will be available in the following formats: Digipak CD Jewel case CD Digital download Crystal clear vinyl 2LP Black vinyl 2LP Limited edition creamy white […]

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7 and 7 Is

The first single from the upcoming new Deep Purple album has landed today, October 6. It is the opening track of the album 7 and 7 Is, written by Arthur Lee in 1966 and originally performed by his band Love.

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Grumbled a bit and went away

Paicey talks about the story behind the recording of Space Truckin’.

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Mark your calendars

It’s still 3 more days to the announcement from the label, but with the online behemoth retailer listing up, it’s pretty much as good as official — the new Deep Purple album will be called Turning to Crime, it will be an album of covers, and it will be released on November 26, 2021, on […]

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