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Attention collectors

Wymer UK has secured the stock of tourbooks for the now cancelled Glenn Hughes’ European tour. They are now offered for sale at £10. This 24 page programme is to the best of our knowledge the first ever programme for a Glenn Hughes solo tour. It is made even more unique by the fact that […]

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Rocking to the East

Today Ian Gillan and Don Airey band start their orchestral tour of Eastern Europe. They are playing with local orchestras, so, naturally, there is a fair bit of rehearsing going on before each show. Before the tour started, Big Ian spoke to Moscow newspaper Kommersant. Besides plugging in his daughter’s band Papa Le Gal (they’re […]

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Deep Purple “California Jam” to be released on DVD + Blu-ray on December 02, 2016

Deep Purple “California Jam 1974” will be released for the first time on Blu-ray on December 02, 2016 by earMusic/edel. The video has been completely restored using newest technology and features a new cut of the show. TRACKLIST DVD 1. Burn 2. Might Just Take Your Life 3. Lay Down, Stay Down 4. Mistreated 5. […]

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Jon Lord “Gemini Suite” to be re-released on November 25, 2016

earMusic/Edel will start a series of Jon Lord reissues with the release of “Gemini Suite” on November 25, 2016. The album, recorded at Abbey Road und De Lane Leo Studios with the London Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Arnold features performaces by Albert Lee, Yvonne Elliman, Tony Ashton and Jon Lords Deep Purple bandmates Roger Glover and Ian Paice. More […]

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Hughes’ European tour cancelled

Despite all the efforts to save the day, it was announced today that the whole Glenn Hughes European tour has been cancelled. This includes the dates in both UK and the mainland between November 4 and December 14. The announcement puts the blame squarely on co-headliners’ Living Colour management, who double booked the band. I […]

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Another couple of years

Another one of numerous interviews Ian Gillan gave to the British media promoting his Vinyl Collection. Amid stories of drinking, smoking, and messing with women in the times gone by, he also mentioned that the new Purple album will be out in February, the tour will start in May, and the band “in reality” probably […]

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Hughes on Get Ready To Rock

Glenn Hughes will appear on Get Ready To Rock radio today, October 30, at 22:00 GMT. The show in question is called Assume The Position and will be repeated on Monday, October 31, and Friday, November 4, at the same time. Get Ready To Rock is broadcasting live worldwide over the internet, just follow ‘LISTEN […]

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Second Memories in Rock preview

The record company posted another preview track for Rainbow Memories in Rock. And despite the consensus among fans being that playing Purple numbers was not, ahem, the band’s strongest point, the powers to be, in their infinite wisdom, chose Perfect Strangers:

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Let It Shine

Another preview track from Glenn Hughes new album Resonate — Let It Shine

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For One Night Only EPK

Wymer has sent us a formal press release and some promo pictures for upcoming Jerry Bloom’s book For One Night Only. Since our first mention the book has obtained a more or less firm publication date — December 9.

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