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To see how it feels

In his interview to Heavy Worlds Ian Paice said that the band has not yet made any plans as to whether The Long Goodbye Tour will indeed be their last: It’ll be a long tour. It may be the last big tour; we don’t know. […] We haven’t made any hard, fast plans. But it […]

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Time for bedlam EP details

The record company has published the contents of the upcoming Time for bedlam Deep Purple EP. It will include: the album version of Time for bedlam; Paradise bar — a new song recorded during inFinite sessions; this track is promised to be exclusive to the EP; instrumental version of Uncommon Man rehearsal version of Hip […]

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That clinking clanking sound

TL;DR: financial affairs of the pre-reunion Purple are a huge mess. Lots of money “disappeared”. Lawsuits are abundant. Gory details below.

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Rock and roll is never perfect

Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night were interviewed for the European edition of Newsweek. This being a very mainstream publication, the interview may sound a bit superficial to a trained ear (we all could probably do without yet another retelling of the gambling house burning down story). There are still interesting bits and pieces, nevertheless. When […]

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Things to look forward to in 2017

And the new year is shaping up to be a busy one. Glenn Hughes will kick of the touring on January 20 in the UK, which will be followed by a month long European tour. And right now he is in the studio recording the fourth Black Country Communion album, which we also might expect […]

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inFinite tangibles and intangibles

Further details continue to trickle down on the new Deep Purple album inFinite. The track list has surfaced on Amazon: Time for bedlam Hip boots All I’ve got is you One night in Vegas Get me outta here The surprising Johnny’s band On top of the world Birds of prey Roadhouse blues By perusing various […]

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Merry Christmas from the band

…And their producer… (watch inside)

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Deep Purple – California Jam 1974

DEEP PURPLEs „California Jam“ appearance, filmed on April 06, 1974 has been available on DVD since 2005. ear music now offers a new cut of the video as 2016 DVD and Blu-ray release. While the DVD, issued in a standard DVD case, features the new version and a digitized Super 8 crew recording, the Blu-ray also offers […]

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Steve Morse can do whatever he wants

There are a lot of reactions floating around the good old ‘net to the new Purple album details released yesterday, but this one came from a slightly unexpected angle. It wasn’t long until somebody pointed out that the album artwork kinda sorta resembles the Devin Townsend Project logo, which he used since 2009. Devin is […]

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Time for bedlam

inFinite cover artwork; image courtecy of earMUSIC/Edel
[Updated] In an unexpected move (first single was originally promised not until January 20), the record company publicised today the artwork, release date — April 7, and the first single from Deep Purple’s new album inFiniteTime for Bedlam. (watch inside)

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