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From Elvis to Pavarotti

While doing his tour with Don Airey Band and the local orchestras earlier this year, Ian Gillan appeared on a talk show in Serbia (recorded November 6, broadcasted November 11). There were few (if any) “Mr. Gillian” moments during an hour long show, as the host apparently did his homework pretty well. And don’t be […]

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On the green side of the grass

Glenn Hughes visited the University of North Dakota this past weekend to lecture the students on the subject that he knows all too well — drug addiction. Student newspaper reports: Whether a recovering alcoholic or a young at-risk student, Hughes has made it his mission to do what he can to intercept those at risk […]

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Purple fantasy camp

Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Glenn Hughes will take part in the Purple themed Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp that will take place in Hollywood, California, on March 2-5, 2017. The idea behind Rock and Roll Fantasy Camps is to “give the public the experience of living the life of a Rock Star, with Rock […]

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Coverdale on Vintage TV

Nicky Horne recently visited David Coverdale at his home on Lake Tahoe. The resulting TV special will be aired by Vintage TV on July 26 at 10:30 pm. No country or timezone is given (and Vintage TV claims it is available in six countries), so check your local listings. Apparently this time is British, which […]

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Cozy Powell memorial plaque

A memorial plaque dedicated to Cozy Powell will be unveiled in his home town of Cirencester on January 7, reports local newspaper. The town council decided to create the plaque to commemorate the town’s most famous musician. The plaque will be installed at the Corn Hall, which now serves as a community center. The event […]

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That was then and this is now

On July 21 Blackmore’s Night has appeared on German TV miming to two tracks from the upcoming new album All Our Yesterdays: All Our Yesterdays The Other Side plus a short interview Promo video for the title track was also posted on YouTube by the record company: In related news, The Guardian has published an […]

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Deep Purple on The Today Show

Deep Purple will be performing on The Today Show this Thursday, July 23rd. The Today Show airs on the US TV network NBC daily at 8 a.m. Selected fragments of the show are also posted online, including live music performances.

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Hughes on That Metal Show

Glenn Hughes will be the guest on an upcoming episode of US cable That Metal Show. He will be joining them via their “Metal Modem” segment. The episode will premiere on VH1 Classic on Saturday, March 15 at 10pm EDT and will be repeated throughout the following week. Thanks to GlennHughes.com and Tracy Heyder for […]

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Keyed Up on the radio

Get Ready To Rock radio has an early review of Don Airey’s solo album Keyed Up. Don himself will appear on the air on Sunday, February 2, at 18:00 BST to talk to the host David Randall, while later on, at 20:00 Stuart Hamilton will profile him in his Purple People series. Get Ready to […]

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Armenian music school now open

[Updated Sep 26] Earlier today, September 20, Ian and Bron Gillan were the guests of honour at the grand opening of the music school in Gyumri, Armenia. This is the very school rebuilding which was the main focus of Big Ian’s recent WhoCares project with Toni Iommi. Well done, gentlemen! At the press conference the […]

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