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Archive for March, 2011



Bombastic Meatbats

Glenn Hughes’ former bandmates Chad Smith, Jeff Kollman and Ed Roth, rounded with bassist Kevin Chown, have formed a band called Bombastic Meatbats. They frequently play at The Baked Potato in Los Angeles. Glenn guested at their gig on March 29 and they went for an extended version of Mistreated: Thanks to nitsuby for the […]

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Whitesnake Live at Donington 1990

Whitesnake’s Live at Donington 1990 DVD/live double CD set will now be available on June 3 in Europe and June 7 in North America via Frontiers Records. On August 18, 1990, Whitesnake headlined the legendary Monsters Of Rock at Castle Donington festival (now known as Download). Whitesnake’s performance at the festival was one of the […]

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A cord in the rear end

National Examiner has a very, ahem, entertaining interview with David Coverdale: Forevermore is one hard rocking album, even more than its predecessor, Good to Be Bad. What’s in the engine room these days? The engine room is just a fuel for life in general. I think if you put a cord in my rear end, […]

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Sense of purpose

In this interview which he gave during the recent visit to St.Petersburg, Ian Gillan opines on many topics but music. Immigration and overpopulation, democracy, capitalism and communism, money and greed — answers are scarce, but questions are aplenty.

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A large pot of coffee

Caramba! has new installments of anecdotage and Q&A from Ian Gillan: In some of your summer shows you are going to be accompanied by an orchestra. Could you give us any information or details on how this came up? Not really, the idea gained ground because we all fancied it for a change and the […]

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Dressing up for tea with Dmitry

On March 22 Deep Purple were guests of the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at his official residence in Gorki, near Moscow. They reportedly had some tea (at least while the press was around). Medvedev Jr., aged 15, got a chance to jam with the band on his guitar. Paicey presented the prez with a pair […]

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Phoenix Rising

The long awaited Deep Purple Mark IV DVD which we detailed previously has now been completed. It will be called Phoenix Rising: The untold story of the 1975/76 MkIV world tour and release date is set for May 20th.

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Steve Morse on Japanese earthquake

Steve Morse has published a brief message on his official site: This disaster is sobering and heart breaking. Having been in Japan and admired their earthquake preparedness, who could have imagined so much tragedy from a Tsunami in Japan? Those folks who are helping others in the face of unknown risks are true heroes. Let’s […]

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Glenn Hughes on BraveWords

Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles has an extensive interview with Glenn Hughes: The difference between this and the last one is that there was more time to write. It’s heavier than the first one. It’s darker than the first one. It’s the same blueprint and components as the first one, but just a bigger brother. […]

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Coverdale’s signing session in NJ

David Coverdale will make an in-store record signing on Tuesday, March 29, at the Vintage Vinyl record store in New Jersey, USA. You’ll need to purchase the new Whitesnake album from the store to receive a wristband that will grant access to the event. Vintage Vinyl is located on 51 Lafayette Rd., Fords, NJ, 08863: […]

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