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Roger Glover and Ian Paice did several interviews for the German press while attending the documentary premiere in Düsseldorf. Most of them by now are quite repetitive, so we won’t list them all, but the one from WAZ.de is a wee bit off the beaten path. And nothing like stirring a little controversy asking about […]

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Too much love in the world

Paicey and Roger promoting the new album on a radio station WXKR, broadcasting out of Ohio, USA. The boys are in a great mood, and there are few, if any, cringe moments from the host (listen inside)

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The twin pillars of rock’n’roll

Roger Glover pays tribute to the late Chuck Berry, who passed away on March 18 at the age of 90:

I have said often enough that the entire edifice that is rock’n’roll is held up by the twin pillars of Little Richard and Chuck Berry. Little Richard for his searing voice and superb band and Chuck for his scattershot lyrics and iconic guitar style. And most importantly, they wrote the songs…

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This is a country song

Roger Glover and Ian Paice did several phone-in appearances on American classic rock radio in the morning of this Thursday, March 16th. They appeared (that we know of) on The Morning Buzz show that is on the air in New Hampshire on The Frank Show that airs on KLPX in Tucson, Arizona, and on KQ […]

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Hanging from a tree in a pink tutu

Several interviews with Roger Glover have appeared in the Irish press. He spoke to The Irish News, waxing more philosophic than poetic. On Time For Bedlam: It was going to be a song about insane institution of some kind, and then Ian and I talked about the thought of being locked away, not for something […]

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Roaming the countryside and entertaining the populus

Roger Glover appeared on BBC Radio Wales Alan Thompson’s show this past Sunday, March 12. The segment lasted for around 35 minutes, and they spoke about the new album, the band’s songwriting process, Spinal Tap, Ian Paice, Steve Morse, Jon Lord, Ronnie Dio, Ritchie Blackmore, Frank Sinatra, and many other things. Time for Bedlam, Johnnie’s […]

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Creative urges vs. songwriting pills

MetalTalk spoke to Roger Glover earlier today, March 1, “to find out more about the current ethos of the band, the inspiration for the new suite of songs as well as hopes and fears for the future”:

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That classic second album syndrome

A brief article appeared in the Billboard today, with quotes from an interview with Roger Glover and a video from the polar expedition photo shoot. When we go in to make an album, we have no idea. We don’t sit down and have a meeting and say, ‘What are we going to do?’ We just […]

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Ja, ja — Smoke on the water

Roger Glover and Ian Paice have also appeared on German TV channel BR Fernsehen in an evening news segment for February 22. (watch inside)

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They never go to three…

Roger Glover and Ian Paice sit down with the Rock Antenne to answer the burning questions: is this the final tour? Is this the final album? Is this the end of Deep Purple? Why you can’t please everybody with the setlist? And most importantly, why do sound techs never count to three? (watch inside)

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