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Deep Purple art and history exhibition

Next spring will mark 50th anniversary of the band we come here to celebrate. An international group of fans have started a grassroots campaign to honour the band in style and are organizing an art and history exhibition to be held in Cologne, Germany. They have booked an exhibition hall from April 14 to May […]

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Where they are now: Michael Bradford

Producer of the Bananas and Rapture of the Deep Michael Bradford seemingly disappered from the Purple horizons, but not from the music scene in general. After his collaboration with the band, he produced and played bass with Dave Stewart (of Eurithmics fame) and then became musical director and bass player for Ringo Starr’s touring band. […]

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Don Airey’s K2 reissue

Don Airey is reissuing his 1988 solo album K2 – Tales of Triumph and Tragedy, funded through Pledge Music. Album options include signed CD with original album and 7 bonus tracks for £30 signed CD (as above) + DVD with “new performances”, interview footage, and original EPK for £35 limited edition deluxe box set for […]

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One moment can change your life

Roger Glover was a guest of Francophone TV channel TV5Monde, and his appearance turned into a mini retrospective of his incredible career.

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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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Jon Lord – Windows

Three weeks after the new DEEP PURPLE album “inFinite” hit the stores, Edel will continue the series of Jon Lord re-releases with “Windows”, an album featuring a cooperation between Jon Lord and conductor and composer Eberhard Schoener. Schoener, who was also involved in progressive rock masterpieces like “The Turn of a Friendly Card” by The […]

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When Frank Zappa caught on fire

North American syndicated radio program In The Studio with Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Machine Head with an hour long program featuring interviews with Ian Gillan and Roger Glover about the album. The interviews are not new, so you may have heard them before. The show […]

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More magazine covers

Ian Gillan is on the cover of issue 4 (May 2017) of the Sweden Rock Magazine. Inside the magazine there is an 8 pages long feature on Deep Purple and their new album with interview and pictures, 5 pages of illustrated interview with David Coverdale, and a page worth of interview with Bob Ezrin. More […]

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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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The irony of a fleeting nature of an iceberg

Japanese release of inFinite came out with extra liner notes (as is customary over there), written by renowned hard rock critic and adviser to the Burrn! magazine Masa Itoh. And the notes are so well written that we decided to present them to your attention here. Many thanks to Akemi Ono for the translation. Time […]

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Setlist poll: the inFinite edition

Us fans, have a most peculiar favourite pastime — telling the band what to do, what not to do, which songs to play, and which not. In particular, every Tom, Jane and Joe know best what the ideal setlist should be, y’know, the one that “surely pleases everybody”. Despite the fact that the band repeatedly […]

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Ding-dong, we have a winner

The new Deep Purple album inFinite has achieved top position in the German album charts for the week of April 7-14. It follows on the success of Now what?!, which also got to number 1 upon its release. This is the eighth number 1 Deep Purple album in the country, and the last time two […]

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Saturn exclusive for inFinite

German brick-and-mortar and online retailer Saturs carries a version of the new album that is exclusive to the chain. It contains two bonus tracks — live versions of Smoke on the Water and Black Night recorded during the Now What?! tour. Bar code number for this item is 4029759119340, while the store SKU number is […]

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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 ballet in NYC

A dance performance, set to the music of Deep Purple is being staged in New York. Titled Fire in the Sky, this is a brainchild of choreographer Pascal Rioult: The new work [Fire in the Sky], my first rock and roll piece, is set to the music of Deep Purple. This is the music that […]

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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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Lazy power trio

It is next to impossible to perform Lazy without Hammond. Or some other kind of keyboards. Right? Right?…

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inFinite in the charts

Attention: this article is being continuously updated with new information.

Tell us how inFinite is doing in your part of the world (preferably with prooflinks for confirmed chart positions). This post will serve as an inFinite clearing house for chart positions and will be updated regularly.

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Roger’s track-by-track

Team Rock has the new album track-by-track comments from Roger Glover: Time For Bedlam At the end of a jam that sounds promising, I’ll ask if anyone in the band has a working title for the song. Time For Bedlam was one of mine — it’s a fun play on words — and occasionally a […]

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