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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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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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The timekeeper

A rather interesting interview with Ian Paice appeared almost a year ago in a watchmaking blog Quill & Pad, of all places. It was prompted by a Swiss watchmaker Corum releasing a limited edition of their Bubble model co-branded with another Swiss company — Paiste. Sometime around Baselworld 2015, an employee of Corum – who […]

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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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Don’t play too hard

Back in June, Ian Paice spoke to Russian drumming magazine Back Beat. And what you’d expect to be a quite technical talk with a trade rag turned out to be an entertaining conversation that is very accessible to laypeople. There is a lot of wisdom in here for an aspiring musician to soak up.

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The man, the legend

Apparently there is a new DVD featuring Ian Paice that came out in Japan recently (Amazon lists release date as May 18). Our Japanese correspondent writes us with the details: Ian appeared as a special guest in an event titled “Tribute to the artists fighting cancer ROCK SUMMIT 2014 featuring IAN PAICE (Deep Purple)”, on […]

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Living up

A brief addendum to our coverage of the induction. Short press conference that Gillan, Paice, and Glover gave after receiving their awards. It may answer some questions, but I guess not from the people who are in write-only mode. On his part, Blackmore posted this message on Facebook: Obviously, as you know from the post […]

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Vavoom indeed

Paicey is currently on tour in Europe with Purpendicular, and their setlist gives a chance for the fans to see live some of the tunes they don’t see performed by Deep Purple these days. (watch inside)

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Back into the studio

Detroit classic rock radio station WCSX has a quote from Ian Paice regarding the band’s immediate plans: We all come over to your huge country after the Christmas break. We start around the end of January. We’ll go back into the studio in Nashville with Bob Ezrin; We had such a great time making the […]

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Trying not to make too many mistakes (and the tech that helps)

Deep Purple’s monitor company HK Audio interviewed Ian Paice during the last German tour: Band’s monitor engineer extraordinaire Rob Hodgkinson speaks about the nuts and bolts of the job. Most of you would not be familiar with his work, as he is the man responsible for members of the band hearing each other on stage. […]

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