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Scandinavian nights

Five more dates for the Deep Purple’s Long Goodbye Tour have surfaced: November 6: Stockholm, Sweden November 8: Trondheim, Norway November 9: Oslo, Norway November 11: Helsinki, Finland November 13: Copenhagen, Denmark We already have ticket info for all but Helsinki and the tickets are going on sale on February 16. Please not that these […]

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inFinite on purple vinyl

German online retailer Nuclear Blast specializing in exclusive coloured vinyl editions, among other things, is advertising inFinite on purple vinyl. This edition is said to be limited to 1,000 copies and available exclusively through them. Caveat: while it is only €3 more expensive than the regular black vinyl edition from the same retailer, the shipping […]

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A 15 year old boy spreading wisdom of life

While doing one of his low key gigs in Italy this January, Ian Paice spoke to Radio 2.0 from Bergamo. This resulted in an very interesting interview. (watch inside)

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Brutally frank Graham

A new interview with Graham Bonnet, where he is introduced as “talkative and often brutally frank”. And brutally frank he is all right. On the second disk of his latest album The Book that consists of re-recorded classic tracks from Graham’s career: How did the idea of doing the re-recordings for the second disc come […]

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Never say never

Don Airey was inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History at the ceremony held on January 18 in Anaheim, California. Here is his well thought out and pretty rousing acceptance speech and bits of rather interesting backstage interview. (watch inside)

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Just like the old days

The record company posted a promo clip for the documentary included with some editions of the upcoming new Deep Purple album inFinite. (watch inside)

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All I Got Is You

[Updated with track list] A second single for the upcoming Deep Purple album inFinite has surfaced at German online retailers. It is called All I Got Is You and is scheduled for release on March 10. It will be available as a maxi-CD (presumably, that’s regular size 120 mm CD) and 12″ vinyl.

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US tour announced

American leg of the Long Goodbye Tour has just been announced today. 19 shows in total (including a token Canadian date in Toronto). The tour starts on August 12 in Las Vegas and wraps up on September 10 in Cincinnati. Most of the venues are sheds belonging to the Live Nation and named after corporation […]

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Serial number 000002

More of Steve’s interviews at the NAMM. He shows off Music Man serial number 000002, which was presented to him by Ernie Ball on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the first guitar built to his exact specifications. Serial number 1 is, of course, his well known and by now properly battered blue guitar: […]

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A very kinky man

Steve Morse was at the NAMM convention (as he often does), which was held January 19-22 in Los Angeles. (watch inside)

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