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Six degrees of separation

While trying to google up the name of Paicey’s old man (no such luck, btw), I came across this amusing anecdote about John Mortimer (father of British actress Emily Mortimer and a prolific writer and barrister in his own kind). The story is told by his youngest daughter Rosie: He was great friends with Jon […]

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From Chuck Berry to Bach

Roger Glover, Chuck Berry, Jon Hiseman, Roger Glover once again, Paicey’s father, John McLaughlin, and J.S. Bach — what do they all have in common? Watch About the band part 3 to find out.

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About the band

The best and worst moments on stage, the deepest secrets, first records bought and first shows attended, crying and laughing, hidden talents, and many other curious things — all in the new interview with the band posted by the record company.

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Actually enjoyed being in the studio

Ian Paice talks about the new album, its producer, the band, the setlist, the music, and the eventuality of retirement to France’s Metal XS. The questions are edited out, for some reason or another, but it’s not difficult to piece it together.

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He’s practicing for Shakespeare

Paicey, Roger, and Don having way too much fun being interviewed for France 24. Rumour has it, champagne might have been involved. Lots of it, by the looks of.

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But are we any good?

While being in Paris earlier this month, Ian Paice and Don Airey sat down to chat with La Grosse Radio. It resulted in this very relaxed conversation where they go through several tracks of the album, explaining how these ideas were born and developed. Plus, their thoughts on the latest incarnation of Rainbow and on […]

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Importance of a good shot in the arm

Updated: The record company has posted second and third installments of inFinite EPK with Airey, Paice, Gillan and Glover discussing the new album and tour, fragments of which that you may or may not have already heard elsewhere. (watch inside)

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Paicey and Roger on Radio Bob

Ian Paice and Roger Glover will appear on Radio Bob! in Germany tomorrow, April 16 between 10 am and noon CEDT. Said radio also broadcasts online worldwide (albeit it is not clear how much of the show will be understandable to non-speakers of German). Check out their utterly hilarious Jug band performance.

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inFinite track-by-track

Don Airey, Ian Paice, Ian Gillan and Roger Glover comment on each of the inFinite tracks (watch inside)

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Purple special on UK radio

On Thursday, April 13th, there will be a one hour radio special on the new Deep Purple album inFinite with interviews with Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, and Don Airey, plus several tracks from the album. The show is on the air between 9 and 12 pm with the Deep Purple special in part […]

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