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Fun evening all around once Again

Deep Purple live at Capitol Theatre (Port Chester, USA 2015-07-25) My 21 1st Deep Purple show spanning 40 years this past Saturday evening at the Capital Theater located about twenty miles north of New York City. Offering a semi spoiler alert here. For those who wish to see the list see the Lewiston, New York […]

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Hell Of A Show At the Capital Theater

Deep Purple live at Capitol Theatre (Port Chester, USA 2015-07-25) Where to begin…Took the drive to Port Chester NY to witness yet another outstanding performance. My girlfriend and I met up with our friend Tony before the show. Had a late lunch, couple of cold ones then walked across the street to the venue. Heart […]

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Death Alley Tony

American heavy metal band A Sound Of Thunder is releasing their new album Tales from the Deadside. The album features two bonus tracks: covers of Rainbow’s Death Alley Driver and Dio’s Last in Line. And they’ve got Tony Carey playing keyboards on Death Alley Driver: As far as my part goes, I threw down some […]

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How it happened

Rock Scene Magazine has posted an interview with Don Airey that they’d done back in 2011. Don looks back on his career, from a school bus in Sunderland, to joining the Purple. (watch inside)

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Voodoo Hill — Waterfall

Voodoo Hill, an on-and-off project of Glenn Hughes and Italian guitarist and producer Dario Mollo, will be releasing their third album Waterfall on October 16 via Frontiers Records. Mollo comments on the album: It was right in the middle of this creative spring that Serafino of Frontiers called me to see whether I wanted to […]

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Totally down for that

David Coverdale gave an interview to the Noisey, a Vice magazine musical offshoot. Amidst the now familiar story of him getting in touch with Jon Lord, then after his death reconnecting with Ritchie Blackmore, which resulted in The Purple Album, he mentioned that he’d be ‘totally down’ for a one-off show involving all the members […]

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JLT on Eternal Terror

Joe Lynn Turner gave an interview to Norwegian metal webzine Eternal Terror. Quite frankly, nothing of consequence has been said, but in the interests of complete coverage, here it is: One of the most memorable and fun shows I have ever attended was the Over the Rainbow gig in Malmø (Sweden) back in October 2009. […]

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That was then and this is now

On July 21 Blackmore’s Night has appeared on German TV miming to two tracks from the upcoming new album All Our Yesterdays: All Our Yesterdays The Other Side plus a short interview Promo video for the title track was also posted on YouTube by the record company: In related news, The Guardian has published an […]

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Today Show Smoke

The band have performed Smoke on the Water on The Today Show live this morning. The video has been posted officially on today.com, and unofficially on YouTube. (watch inside)

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The anti-AC/DC formula

The Montreal Blues Society is preparing a review of Deep Purple’s appearance at the Ottawa Bluesfest. In the meantime, we are happy to offer you their review of Now What?!

Ok, blah, blah, blah. What about the music? I pour myself a frosty Kool Aid and set myself on the king’s throne and hit play.

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