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Archive for October, 2009



Triple Trouble competition

Caramba gives you a chance to exercise your wit and win a signed copy of Triple Trouble: Win a signed copy by answering the simple question: ‘How many songs has ig written and why? Obsessive attention to detail not necessarily rewarded. Answers, not on a postcard, to: HERE We’ll leave you with this piece of […]

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Steve Morse Band: presidential guitarist

This was simply an amazing show. I was able to get to stand directly in front of Steve and watch him master that guitar. He played several songs from his new album mixed in with older material. Everything was amazing. When Steve Morse walked onstage to start his show fans screamed “Steve!”, “We love you […]

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Misty-eyed night with Blackmore

This was one of the best shows I’ve been to in a long time. It’s been years since I’ve seen Ritchie perform live as the opportunities are few and far between. I see DP whenever they come around but in a way, this was more fun. My impression of Ritchie as dark and moody has […]

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Stormbringer coming

David ‘Rock’ Feinstein told Classic Rock magazine a story of Blackmore the weatherman causing a riot by refusing to go on stage: It happened when I was in Elf in the early 1970s. We supported Deep Purple at an outdoor show in the grounds of Cornell University, in Ithaca, Upstate New York. It was a […]

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Lemmy on Blackmore

The following feature may contain references to sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. Oh, and some bad language too. Dig in!

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Gillan — Live: Triple Trouble

Demon Edsel is releasing a triple CD Gillan live set authorized by Big Ian himself. No specific release date is available at this time. The 3CD set will be released in the UK on November 9 and available in other countries as an import. Disc One Recorded at London’s legendary Rainbow Theatre on 4th March […]

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Steve Morse in Classic Rock magazine

Steve Morse recently spoke to the Classic Rock magazine. His short interview appeared online: We are in the sort of position where we don’t have any pressure on us. We’re not a pop act, so nobody these days expects us to sell a lot of records. So, as long as we come up with a […]

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Fires at Midnight in Chicago

Ten days ago I was in Chicago to see Blackmore’s Night with a couple of my friends. We drove 2,600 km (that’s 1,600 miles in medieval units) for that gig and to catch Steve Morse Band in Toronto on the way back next day. Was it worth it? Absolutely. On both counts. You see, lots […]

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Gillan remasters from MetalMind

Polish label Metal Mind is releasing remastered versions of the selected albums from Ian Gillan’s discography: Naked Thunder, Toolbox, Cherkazoo & Other Stories, Clear Air Turbulence, Scarabus and Accidentally on Purpose (Gillan/Glover). All albums will be released in a new digipak edition each limited to 1000 copies. Digitally remastered using 24-Bit process, released on a […]

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The finger fell off…

This is an interview that Gillan and Glover did circa 1987 for the German TV. Make all you want out of it, but I’ve found it, ahem, entertaining 😉

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