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Archive for May, 2012



Durham Concerto in Hagen

Jon Lord official website has announced his first public performance this year — a special presentation of Durham Concerto in Hagen, Germany on July 6. Yes, the usual (under the circumstances) disclaimers apply. This will be almost exactly a year since the date of his last public performance. Tickets are on sale. Update (Jun 28): […]

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California Jam book announced

British publisher Rufus Stone Limited Editions has announced an upcoming Deep Purple at the California Jam book being prepared for publication some time autumn this year. The book will include hundreds of black and white and colour images, many of them previously unpublished, and a lengthy essay on the show, it’s build up and aftermath. […]

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Slaves and Masters on vinyl

Dutch label Music On Vinyl (the same guys who have released Purpendicular vinyl) will release Slave and Masters on vinyl on May 28. Track list will be identical to the original vinyl release. Catalog # : MOVLP505 Barcode : 8718469530519 Format : LP, 180 gram Sleeve : 3mm Release date : 2012-05-28 Thanks to Peter […]

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A Knight In York release details

Further details of the upcoming Blackmore’s Night live album A Knight In York have been revealed. Track listing: Locked Within The Crystal Ball Gilded Cage The Circle Journeyman World Of Stone The Peasant‘s Promise Toast To Tomorrow Fires At Midnight Barbara Allen Darkness Dance Of The Darkness Dandelion Wine All The Fun Of The Fayre […]

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The story of the Frankencaster

Music Radar has a Steve Morse’s interview with the focus on his old guitar — a Telecaster body with a Strat neck and innards from hell, lovingly referred to as the Frankencaster — the one that he used before Music Man came up with his signature instrument: …I was helping out a friend in South […]

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Lazy with Purpendicular

Back in March Ian Paice played a couple of shows with a European tribute band Purpendicular. The band produced a video with a short interview with the maestro and their live take on Lazy.

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A Knight In York

Blackmore’s Night will release a new live album called A Knight in York recorded last Fall at the Opera House in York, England. Darker Than Blue reports that the album will be available in several formats: DVD, blue ray, CD, and triple vinyl. European release date has been set for June 29 via Sony/Ariola.

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Paicey to guest on Jettblack album

Ian paice will appear among guest musicians on the new album by a British metal band Jettblack. He appears on the track Feel The Love, which is already available from Amazon UK. The album itself is called Raining Rock and is due for release in the UK on June 4. Thanks to Classic Rock Magazine […]

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Flying Colors announce tour dates

Flying Colors, the “supergroup” with Steve Morse, Dave LaRue and Mike Portnoy, have announced a string of tour dates in September: two dates in the U.S. (one in California and one in New York City), followed by another eleven in Europe. Support for the European dates is a Swedish prog band Beardfish. Tickets for most […]

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Steve Morse in iGuitar magazine

Latest issue (No. 9) of the interactive iGuitar magazine has a special feature on Steve Morse with text, pictures and video. The video inteview alone lasts for almost an hour, so set aside some time and dig in. And don’t forget to check out the “Cracking the Morse Code” feature with the insight of Steve’s […]

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