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The anti-AC/DC formula

The Montreal Blues Society is preparing a review of Deep Purple’s appearance at the Ottawa Bluesfest. In the meantime, we are happy to offer you their review of Now What?!

Ok, blah, blah, blah. What about the music? I pour myself a frosty Kool Aid and set myself on the king’s throne and hit play.

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Now what?! wins Comeback of the Year

Deep Purple have won in the Comeback of the Year category at the Golden Gods 2014, an awards show organized by the Revolver magazine. The awards are based on the results of online fan voting, and the comeback in question apparently refers to the excellent last year album Now what?! The band came on top […]

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Seeing a bunch of old friends in Copenhagen

Falconer Salen, Copenhagen, Denmark Tuesday, February 11, 2014 I went to see the band last night in Copenhagen. It’s been a few years and I actually enjoyed it. Sound was the best I’ve heard from them and like seeing a bunch of old friends I delighted in the reconnect, not knowing if and when I […]

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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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You can’t please everyone

Jeb Wright interviewed Roger Glover for the Goldmine magazine. They started with Now what?!, but quickly switched to topics not covered in recent interviews. Roger touched upon a couple of things that to say always cause heated debates on this site would be an understatement of the millenium: GM: How do Steve Morse and Don […]

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Vincent Price is in top 3

Vincent Price took 3rd place in Classic Rock’s Song Of the Year 2013 poll. The top 10 is: Dream Theater – The Enemy Inside Stone Sour – The Uncanny Valley Deep Purple – Vincent Price Black Star Riders – Bound For Glory The Temperance Movement – Only Friend Fish – The High Wood Beth Hart […]

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Vote Vincent Price for best track of the year

Classic Rock is running a poll for best songs of 2013, and Vincent Price is in the running. Vote for it.

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Gold edition giveaway

British based Team Rock Radio is giving away a free copy of Now what?! deluxe box set, and from the looks of it it’s open worldwide. Enter your details here.

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“Gold Edition” formats rundown

[Updated with tracklist and artwork] The Now What?! tour gold edition that will be released on November 29 in continental Europe and December 2 in the UK will come in following flavours: Double CD, with the first disc containing the original studio album, plus bonus tracks It’ll Be Me and First Sign Of Madness. Second […]

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Après Vous

Opening with Après Vous instead of a staple tune on this tour was certainly a ballsy move on the part of the band. Here’s a good one, from Regensburg on October 25. (watch inside)

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