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Under the Neon

Demon’s Eye started as a Purple cover band back in 1998, and progressively graduated into playing their own music. They are releasing a second album of original material — called Under the Neon — in September.

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Signed Guitar Auction

A guitar signed by Deep Purple (at the Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow), Whitesnake, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai amongst others is being auctioned in aid of British charity Rockin for Tots help to raise funds for Simpsons Special Care Babies, which is a registered charity (SC002013).

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Happy birthday, Big Ian

Best wishes to our favourite singer. Many happy returns, and take good care of yourself! Read more »

Hughes & Aldrich in Peru

It’s a busy summer for the Purple family. As Deep Purple and Whitesnake are trawling the North America, at times almost crossing paths, Glenn Hughes and Doug Aldrich have headed down south.

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Delta Deep

Phil Collen of Def Leppard fame has a side new project — a heavy blues band called Delta Deep. Their self-titled debut album sounds pretty good to these ears. But that’s not the reason we mention it here.

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It’s Cliff

Back in 1970s Cliff Richard was hosting a TV show called It's Cliff Richard. When the show was relaunched in September 1975 as It's Cliff and Friends, the first episode opened with him performing Love Is All by Roger Glover and Eddie Hardin. (watch inside) Read more »

Stargazer at Wacken

This weekend the Rock Meets Classics performed at Wacken Open Air. Joe Lynn Turner was part of the gang, and they performed Stargazer in tribute to Ronnie James Dio. (watch inside) Read more »

Death Alley Tony

American heavy metal band A Sound Of Thunder is releasing their new album Tales from the Deadside. The album features two bonus tracks: covers of Rainbow’s Death Alley Driver and Dio’s Last in Line.

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The anti-AC/DC formula

The Montreal Blues Society is preparing a review of Deep Purple's appearance at the Ottawa Bluesfest. In the meantime, we are happy to offer you their review of Now What?!
Ok, blah, blah, blah. What about the music? I pour myself a frosty Kool Aid and set myself on the king’s throne and hit play.
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Our new robotic overlords

And just when you thought that nothing can top the Siberian throat take on the Highway Star, or the infamous in certain quarters Firemen of Edo, another gem comes your way.

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