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Live music is a healing force

Steve Morse appeared on the Sea of Tranquility podcast talking about the upcoming Dixie Dregs / Steve Morse Band tour, history of Dixie Dregs, prospects for making new music, leaving Deep Purple, Jerry Goodman, possibilities of collaboration with John McLaughlin, and cool new guitar gadgets.

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Machine Head‘2024 in the charts

The 2024 reissue of remixed Machine Head has entered German Official Top 100 Albums chart for the week of April 5 at a respectable #7. Chart history for the album indicates that the 40th anniversary reissue has reached only #56, on October 26, 2012. Let us know how the reissue did in your country.

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=1 more time in America

North American tour dates for Deep Purple have been announced. The summer tour will start on August 14, 2024, in Florida, and work its way up the East Coast, with a couple of detours into the heartland, and a couple of token Canadian dates tucked in. This tour is also billed as =1 More Time […]

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The way of the dodo

It’s official: the upcoming Deep Purple tour of Australia has been cancelled. It is with great disappointment that Deep Purple will not be performing at the Pandemonium Festival shows (or Newcastle side-show) in Australia this month. Deep Purple never wants to disappoint, and so this is a difficult piece of news for us to share […]

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Red Sun

Another single — Red Sun — from the upcoming Black Country Communion album V has been posted for your listening pleasure.

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Every night should be a last hurrah

Publicity blitz on the occasion of Machine Head remix continues with Roger Glover’s interview to Rolling Stone India. What’s coming up for Deep Purple in 2024? Well, a lot of people want to know, ‘When are you going to end? When are you going to finish?’ I know some bands do this, they say, ‘Right, […]

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Blackmore’s Night stay close to home

Meanwhile in the castle… US tour dates have appeared for Blackmore’s Night without much fanfare. The band of minstrels will play neighbouring states over the three weekends in late June and early July 2024. Tickets are already on sale, full details in our calendar.

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Burn, Australia, burn

Australian tour dates for Glenn Hughes have been announced for October 2024. These are billed as the 50th anniversary of Burn, so expect the purple set. Ticket presales start on April 5th at 10:00 AM local time via Hardline Media. Further details available in our calendar. In other Glenn news, he posted a brief update […]

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No name guy called Jordan

Steve Morse spoke to Indie Power TV promoting the upcoming Dixie Dregs / Steve Morse Band tour, and speaking about the prospects of new music from Dixie Dregs.

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MH remix press compendium

Machine Head remix has certainly brought a wave of publicity to the band. We have collected them here instead of a multitude of individual posts. Roger Glover spoke to the Polish radio station Eska Rock: The Telegraph has a feature on the album based upon interviews with Gillan and Paice (caveat: it may or may […]

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