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Chuck Berry to prog rock

Ian Gillan was once again a guest at the Cayman Islands radio station Cayrock 96.5. This resulted in a 45-minute chat that you can hear below.

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Writing session in progress

Purpendicular, the tribute band Paicey have been touring with, have posted the following on their Facebook yesterday, February 18 (emphasis ours): +++IAN PAICE/PURPENDICULAR COMPLETE SECOND LEG OF SUCCESSFUL EUROPEAN TOUR+++ The band now take a couple of weeks break while Ian is writing with Deep Purple. This tour has been regarded the best by promoters, […]

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Whitesnake’s Flesh & Blood

The new Whitesnake album Flesh & Blood will be released on May 10 via Frontiers Records. Curiously, the date is about 3/4 into the band’s US tour — most artists these days use new releases to promote the live dates, not the other way around. The album will be available in multiple formats: CD (Jewel […]

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Act, believe, receive

Glenn Hughes spoke to Guitar Interactive at this year’s NAMM. Here is the interview that they’ve posted.

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Jazz residency for Paicey

On Monday, May 20, Ian Paice will take will take a week long residency at London’s Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club playing with the Buddy Rich Big Band. There will be two shows per night for this celebration of the great Buddy Rich: Mon-Thur: 1st show onstage 7pm , 2nd show onstage 10.15pm Fri-Sat: 1st show […]

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A pretty easy ride

In an interview published in the recent issue (February 2019, #258) of Classic Rock magazine Steve Morse is waxing philosophical about joining the band: How did it feel to step into Ritchie Blackmore’s shoes when you joined Deep Purple? By the time I got there the ice was sorta broken, because Ritchie had left the […]

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Christmas carols for Finland

Finnish KaaosTV spoke to Glenn Hughes before his show in Tampere on November 29, 2018.

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A recurrence of Phenomenon

Back in the mid-80’s, Mel Galley (Trapeze/Whitesnake) was looking for a new outlet for his musical energies after having left Whitesnake; his producer brother Tom had ideas about a progressive rock concept project, and together they assembled a multi-media piece with contributions from a number of well-known rock musicians, including members of the Deep Purple […]

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Sweet satisfaction

Live track from a Whitesnake show in Glasgow in 1984 was posted today. This version of Ready an’ willing will be included on the 6CD+DVD Ultimate Special Edition of Slide it in that we profiled recently. This was one of the last Jon Lord’s shows with Whitesnake before leaving to reform Deep Purple. Thanks to […]

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Good news, everybody!

Steve Morse was at the NAMM convention this year (like he does almost every year), and spoke to Andertons Music about his plans for 2019. The two takeaway moments are: He will be recording two new albums — one with the Flying Colors and one with Deep Purple; more Purple live dates are being booked. […]

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