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Merry Christmas from the band

…And their producer… (watch inside)

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Rocks cover story

German magazine Rocks is featuring Deep Purple on the cover of its current issue (January 2017). Apart from an eight page story of their rise with In Rock, it also features six pages on the new album inFinite (which was still untitled when the interviews with Bob Ezrin and Roger Glover were conducted). The journalists […]

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A match made in heaven and we’re going to do it again!

Roger Glover spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock on the occasion of upcoming North American tour. As usual with Roger’s interviews, it’s rather off the cuff and thus very interesting. He also once again confirmed that the band is working on a follow up to Now what?!, and it will be produced by Bob Ezrin. Bob […]

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From sundown to rising sun

Roger Glover posted this on the band’s official Facebook page. As Facebook does not seem to provide permalinks, we take the liberty to reproduce it in full here: A whirlwind two weeks; from great gigs in Luxembourg to Antwerp to the emotion, tears of joy and sadness at London’s Royal Albert Hall and the next […]

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One take with a bit of a jam at the end

A lengthy and rather entertaining interview with Don Airey appears in Metal Shrine: I just realized that you´ve spent a great deal of time in Deep Purple by now. How would you describe these years? Don Airey: Yes, I´m amazed myself. Well, very fruitful and I couldn´t have wished for anything nicer to happen to […]

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The art of not ticking the boxes

Martin Popoff did an interview with Bob Ezrin for BraveWords: I didn’t come into this thinking that I had a mission. I came into this a little bit reluctantly, thinking that they were looking to me to make a contemporary rock album with Deep Purple, which I didn’t feel was appropriate, or could be done […]

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Bob Ezrin on KLOS

Bob Ezrin was interviewed by Los Angeles radio KLOS, with a good half of the conversation revolving around Deep Purple and Now what?!. Ah, and he also tells an anecdote how way back then he turned down an offer to produce none other but Made in Japan:

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Hell to Pay choir

Nimbus School of Recording Arts is a music production, audio engineering and recording facility in Vancouver, Canada, of which Bob Ezrin is one of the co-founders. In October 2012 students of the school got an opportunity to be on the new Deep Purple album: Bob Ezrin was recording with Deep Purple at his studio in […]

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Putting the deep back into Deep Purple

Bob Ezrin gave a keynote interview on Saturday, March 23, at the Canadian Music Week in Toronto and told the story of how he got to be the producer of Now what?!: I wasn’t really thrilled with the idea because I didn’t want to be pegged as ‘the guy who does old people,’ so I […]

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Heartbreak Hotel… and everything changed!

Now what?! promotional campaign is upon us and Big Ian spoke to Noisecreep. He talked about Bob Ezrin, garage bands, Cliff Bennett, Rock’n’Roll HoF, congregational euphoria, and his most memorable show. Bob Ezrin, huh? Not too shabby. Between you and me [laughs], because this is just like us sitting in a bar or something, the […]

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