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Mysterious single

A limited edition 10″ single from the upcoming Whoosh! will be released on June 20 in conjunction with the German Record Store Day.

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Virus bites the ‘snake

The ill-fated Whitesnake Japanese tour, that has already been rescheduled for March from October 2019, is now postponed until further notice due to “the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus”. We regret to announce that WHITESNAKE’S Japan Tour which had been scheduled for March has been unavoidably postponed due to the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus. […]

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New website, cover art, and track listing for Whoosh!

[Updated] The press release went down the wire today confirming release date for the new Deep Purple album Whoosh! as June 12. There is also a new website to promote the album and 30 second previews of each song at Google Play.

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Whoosh! it is

[Updated] According to Amazon, the title of the upcoming new Deep Purple album is indeed Whoosh! and release date is set for June 12, 2020. The following formats have been announced: 2CD, 1LP, and a limited edition vinyl box set.

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Whitesnake in Brisbane cancelled

[UPDATED] Whitesnake show on the double bill with Scorpions on February 24 in Brisbane, Australia, has been cancelled:

Unfortunately due to a medical emergency within the Scorpions tour party, Scorpion and Whitesnake show scheduled to take place at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre tomorrow, Monday 24 February 2020 has been cancelled.

🎟️Tickets purchased by credit or debit card will be refunded in full

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The postman always rings twice

Our contributor from Germany posted a summary of the Rocks magazine coverage of the upcoming Deep Purple album in the comments, and it deserves to be promoted to a news item. The feature is quite interesting and in depth, here are a few selected highlights for our non-German readers courtesy of Uwe Hornung. All the […]

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Don Airey’s European tour postponed

Don Airey’s tour of continental Europe in March 2020 has been cancelled: The Colosseum II Remembered Tour is with great sadness being cancelled, to be rescheduled later in the year, due to unforeseen circumstances. The aforementioned unforeseen circumstances most likely refer to the fact that Don will be appearing with Deep Purple in Mexico on […]

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Lemme tell ya, them guys ain’t dumb

At a Q&A session held during the recent Rock’n’Roll Fantasy Camp in California, Ian Paice mentioned that the new album will be released most likely at the end of April and that they are working on the cover right now. The record company does not want them to release any information so they cannot talk […]

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The 2020 album in Rocks magazine

Deep Purple and their upcoming new album is the cover story of the issue #75 (February 2020) of Rocks magazine out from Germany. Machine translation of the promo blurb reads: Deep Purple (Exclusive!) When Infinite came out in spring 2017 and Deep Purple embarked on a concert tour with the meaningful motto “The Long Goodbye”, […]

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Dead Daisies on tour

A whole bunch of new European dates have been announced today for The Dead Daisies. In some of the bigger venues they will be opening for either Judas Priest or Foreigner, while headlining at smaller ones. The tour starts on May 29 in Essen, Germany, and will take them through Estonia, Russia, Czech Republic, Austria, […]

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