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Archive for March, 2014



All that bass

As Roger Glover wrote, he guested at Don Airey’s gig in Switzerland on March 13. You can check out a video clip on Facebook: Thanks to Gloria Lu for the video and to Yvonne Osthausen for bringing it to your attention.

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Across the divide

Ian Gillan sends a message about Deep Purple in Cyprus scheduled in May: Dear Friends There’s a bit of a hoo-ha going on about our forthcoming show in Cyprus, so here are some thoughts on the issue. As it says in the Caramba disclaimer, my views are not necessarily those of the rest of the […]

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This is Don Airey, from the Don Airey Band

Don Airey was interviewed in Austria by the Mulatschag TV. Plenty of amusing anecdotage from his illustrious career. He also mentions that he has recorded an album of piano jazz pieces, which shlould be coming out later this year. And just to make the things even more interesting, we’ll leave you with his band’s performance […]

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Gillan, an anarchistic band

RockPages.gr has an interview that they recently conducted with Bernie Torme. No wonder that a large chunk of it is about his Gillan years: Your career includes many and very significant collaborations. You are well – known from the period with Gillan. What does Bernie Torme feel for this period among all the other collaborations […]

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Don Airey speaks in Italy

Don Airey was interviewed for the Heavy Demons Radio Show backstage before his show in Brescia, Italy on March 14th. (watch inside)

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Rambling on

Enjoying a brief lull from the touring schedule, Roger Glover writes about his experience at the London Bass Guitar Show, as well as a few other random things: In case youʼre interested Iʼve just made a fresh coffee and am ensconced before my computer, wanting to post something on the website, and wondering what it […]

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Arizona 1968

American photographer Tom Franklin has published online several snaps he took at a Mark 1 show at Exhibit Hall at the Teen Fair in Phoenix in November 1968. Check them out. Thanks to Yvonne Osthausen for the info.

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Sweet Tea

The record company has published promo video for Sweet Tea – a track from the upcoming BCC4 inaugural California Breed album: A promo feature with several quotes from Hughes accompanies the video release in USA Today: We were there for 17 days, and we completely recorded it — here’s the kicker, all live onto two-inch […]

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The best Zeppelin album Plant never made

Classic Rock has an interview with Coverdale entirely devoted to his short lived collaboration with Jimmy Page: Whose idea was it was to make a record together? David Coverdale: The synchronicity was rather special. I’d spoken to a mutual acquaintance, my friend and agent, Rod MacSween, and said that I was taking some time off […]

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Hughes on That Metal Show

Glenn Hughes will be the guest on an upcoming episode of US cable That Metal Show. He will be joining them via their “Metal Modem” segment. The episode will premiere on VH1 Classic on Saturday, March 15 at 10pm EDT and will be repeated throughout the following week. Thanks to GlennHughes.com and Tracy Heyder for […]

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