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Archive for April, 2017



Actually enjoyed being in the studio

Ian Paice talks about the new album, its producer, the band, the setlist, the music, and the eventuality of retirement to France’s Metal XS. The questions are edited out, for some reason or another, but it’s not difficult to piece it together.

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Chandra’s Coriandra in the Caymans

Some time in early 2016 Ian Gillan was vacationing in Cayman Island (and if Rapture of the Deep has taught us anything, it’s that he is into the scuba diving). During his stay there, he was invited to the local rock radio station 96.5 Cayrock that resulted in a very relaxed 3.5 hours long special […]

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This is inFinite

Record company has posted couple of more promo videos with tidbits from the EPK, documentary, and behind-the-schenes footage.

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What time is love

The Guardian has a story of the utter sheer madness of James Francis Cauty and William Ernest Drummond, better known as KLF, and their collaboration with Glenn Hughes: By 1991, Glenn Hughes, the Staffordshire-born powerhouse vocalist who cofounded Trapeze and twice fronted Deep Purple, had reached a parodically low ebb for a rock singer. Addicted […]

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He’s practicing for Shakespeare

Paicey, Roger, and Don having way too much fun being interviewed for France 24. Rumour has it, champagne might have been involved. Lots of it, by the looks of.

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Deep Purple on Kuno’s

Deep Purple will be featured on the next week (the one starting May 1st) episode of Kuno’s TV show in Germany. The show is half an hour long and is being posted online for your viewing pleasure. Narration is in German, while the interviews are conducted in English and are not overdubbed. The show is […]

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Brazil in October

Several music news sites (e.g. this one) in Brazil have announced that Deep Purple will play three shows in the country this October — 21st in Rio de Janeiro, 22nd in São Paulo, and 24th in Curitiba. This will be a package tour with Lynyrd Skynyd and ZZ Top also on the bill. There are […]

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A coffee mug and a t-shirt

An interview with Ian Paice appeared in the latest episode of The Rock Brigade Podcast. Abeit being 30+ minutes of mostly Ian talking, not much was said that has not been said elsewhere during inFinite promo campaign and before. It gets slightly more interesting towards the second half, when they start digging deeper into the […]

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Little black dresses and not very much underneath

Ian Gillan appears on British TV to promote Accidentally on Purpose. that’s from his period between being an ‘angry young man’ and ‘fucking furious’ that he is now. Aaah, I miss that Gillan…

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Ramblin’ Man Glenn

Glenn Hughes has been announced in this years lineup for the Ramblin’ Man Fair. His interview was recently posted on their website to promote the appearance. The interview briefly covers his whole career, from Trapeze to Black Country Communion IV (that’s how the new album will be called — “We wanted to call it IV […]

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