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Archive for March, 2007



Glenn Hughes Interview

Music Street Journal has done a interview with Glenn Hughes, which has just been published. Here is a excerpt: Music Street Journal: There have been rumors you might get involved in the remastering of Deep Purple’s Stormbringer. Glenn Hughes: I’ve done that. I was in the studio at Abbey Road three months ago to do […]

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JLT broadcast

Photo: S. Belyakov, www.sbelyakov.ru. Joe Lynn Turner’s upcoming solo album Second Hand Life will be featured this Saturday, March 31 on Argentina radio programme Malicia Pais De Las Maravillas. You can listen to it over the Internet at http://www.lt24online.com.ar/lt24fm.m3u. The show airs at 1pm Buenos Aires time, use world clock converter to convert to your […]

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Purple reviews in Music Street Journal

I came across this on one of the mailing lists. The announcement was for the Steve Morse Band Live in Baden Baden and Dixie Dregs Live at Montreux reviews at the Music Street Journal. Since the announcement didn’t give direct links, I started poking around. First things first, i know it’s just a matter of […]

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Blackmore interview in Fingerstyle Guitar magazine

You can think whatever you want of the direction Blackmore’s music took some 10 years ago, but slowly but steadily he’s being recognised as an accomplished acoustic player. The Fingerstyle Guitar magazine featured him on the cover of issue 61. The issue also includes what is by all accounts an excellent interview done by Ray […]

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Win DP tickets for the UK tour

getreadytoROCK is running a competition to win a couple of tickets for any show (except Bornemouth and Glasgow) of the upcoming Deep Purple UK tour. The competition includes one unbelievably difficult question, for which I’m sure none of our readers know the answer. It runs until April 15. Enter here. UPDATE (March 30): Once you’re […]

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Jimmy Barnes and Glenn Hughes

Australian singer Jimmy Barnes is recovering from an open heart surgery. Jimmy is a member of the Purple Family most widely know for his participation in the Living Loud project. Last year Drew Thompson also introduced him to Glenn Hughes and they’ve been writing songs for Barnes’ next album together. Returning the favour, Barnes sang […]

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Machine Head on UK tour

Deep Purple were featured on British radio Planet Rock yesterday. The DJ Nicky Horne mentiond that: April will be Deep Purple month on Planet Rock. He saw DP in Strasbourg the other day. Did a 90-minute “tell-me-some-anecdotes” session with Ian Paice, Ian Gillan and Roger Glover. Also did an interview with Ian Gillan. These will […]

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Whitesnake 1987 20th Anniversary Edition

EMI has set a May 31 North American release date for Whitesnake 1987: 20 Anniversary Collector’s Edition. The edition includes CD and DVD and will be packaged in a fold out digipack with PVC slipcase with sleeve notes written by Geoff Barton of Classic Rock magazine. Originally released in 1987, the album hit No. 8 […]

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Rainstorm Project

The Rainstorm Project is releasing a self titled album on March 30. The album features some very Blackmoresque guitar playing by Thomas Pihale (ex-Blind Faith) and Bob Curiano/Sir Robert of Normandy (ex-Blackmore’s Night) as the producer and bass palyer. The album also includes Blackmore’s tune Memmingen reworked with lyrics and called Tell Me Why. Check […]

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JLT in Turkey DVD

Photo: S. Belyakov, www.sbelyakov.ru. There is a new DVD out featuring Joe Lynn Turner touring in Turkey with Cem Köksal. More information on www.cemkoksal.com. Thanks to Tarik Burcoglu for the info.

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