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Archive for October, 2016



The timekeeper

A rather interesting interview with Ian Paice appeared almost a year ago in a watchmaking blog Quill & Pad, of all places. It was prompted by a Swiss watchmaker Corum releasing a limited edition of their Bubble model co-branded with another Swiss company — Paiste. Sometime around Baselworld 2015, an employee of Corum – who […]

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Hughes on Get Ready To Rock

Glenn Hughes will appear on Get Ready To Rock radio today, October 30, at 22:00 GMT. The show in question is called Assume The Position and will be repeated on Monday, October 31, and Friday, November 4, at the same time. Get Ready To Rock is broadcasting live worldwide over the internet, just follow ‘LISTEN […]

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow “Memories in Rock – Live In Germany” CD review

Ever since Ritchie Blackmore speculated about doing a couple of RAINBOW shows in 2016, hopes and expectations have lead to very emotional disucssions between fans. To the disappointment of those hoping for one of the former lineups to reunite for the gig, Blackmore didn’t go the easy way and – as often – assembled a […]

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Review: Gillan – The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982

Five Gillan band albums reissued on vinyl, and the clarity and dynamics of these 180 gram vinyls knock spots off the original pressings. Hear the sound of firing, it’s politics expiring. Are you God, are you man, do you live in fear Are we trash in your can, a bubble in your beer As we […]

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From the family

After the furious discussion of the latest Blackers’ offering, let us check upon the rest of the big family. Glenn Hughes keeps churning out previews from Resonate. This time it’s a track called Long Time Gone:

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Second Memories in Rock preview

The record company posted another preview track for Rainbow Memories in Rock. And despite the consensus among fans being that playing Purple numbers was not, ahem, the band’s strongest point, the powers to be, in their infinite wisdom, chose Perfect Strangers:

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Metallica covers Blindman

Metallica did a cover of When a Blind Man Cries while performing yesterday, October 22, at the Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California.

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Let It Shine

Another preview track from Glenn Hughes new album Resonate — Let It Shine

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Here I Go Again ‘spotting

Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again, as so ever expertly crafted by Messrs Coverdale and Marsden, could be recently seen on TV on both sides of the Atlantic.

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For One Night Only EPK

Wymer has sent us a formal press release and some promo pictures for upcoming Jerry Bloom’s book For One Night Only. Since our first mention the book has obtained a more or less firm publication date — December 9.

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