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How Rog sees it

Roger Glover has posted his customary end-of-the year message to the world: A hale and hearty December to all. I need to start by thanking those who made the effort to attend a concert or two this year, by DP or any other band – without you it would be a far lonelier place all […]

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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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Guitar and bass gear in Japanese magazine

August 2016 issue of Japanese magazine Player carried an article detailing equipment used by Steve Morse and Roger Glover on the recent tour of the country (May 2016). The article is pretty technical, so it proved to be too difficult for a full reverse translation. Nevertheless, we are happy to present you with the scans […]

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It won’t be much longer

Roger Glover visited Hamburg for a very much closed doors preview of the now ‘nearly there’, but still unnamed new Deep Purple album at the Chameleon Studios in Dulsberg. Bild.de carried a short report, and Roger also recorded a video message for the fans. (watch inside)

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The Youtube syndrom and other stories

Roger Glover spoke to The Rob Sas Rock Show. That happened around the time the band was in Turkey, where they played a gig on July 5. The short, but quite informative interview covers a lot of ground: Paicey’s health, touring plans, state of the new album, Hall of Fame induction, Roger’s gear, setlist, and […]

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They ended up at the Grand Hotel

Tribune de Genève has an account of Roger Glover revisiting the site of the Grand Hotel. The hotel itself has closed long time ago and the building now houses a pharmacy and a business school on the ground floor with upscale condo in the upper floors. As such, the building is normally not accessible to […]

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Writer in Japan interviews Roger, Don and Steve….

Writer Glenn Williams has posted transcripts of three interviews the held with Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse recently during the Japanese tour. A quick update on the album Roger? What can you tell us? RG: Well it’s hard to describe music really. It’s like how do you describe the Mona Lisa? A woman […]

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Not a studio report

Roger Glover sends a brief update on what he’s been up to: Not much to add since my last report except to say that work continues. Meanwhile, I’ve had a few precious weeks at home before the next round begins. My family and I went to a dream called Venice for a few days. A […]

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Designed to express

Roger Glover did a series of phone-in interviews on American radio. These appear to have been arranged to promote the Hall of Fame induction broadcast due April 30 on US cable channel HBO. He soldiered on through some “Mr Grover, Mr Gillian” moments without losing his usual wit and charm even for a second. 103.5 […]

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Rainbow Boston 1981

Rainbow’s Boston 1981 is being released by Cleopatra Records — the same label that brought you the three 1979 Rainbow live releases. The show was broadcast on the radio at the time and was subsequently widely bootlegged. The CD appears to be already available from the label store, with a gatefold double LP on colour […]

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