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Whoosh — first impressions

Deep Purple’s new album Whoosh was supposed to come out on June 12 this year. But then the coronavirus struck and record company pushed release date back to August 7. Apparently not everybody got the memo, and on June 12 the album went on sale through at least one online retailer (and was soon removed). […]

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The right thing for the piece of music

Paicey does a drum clinic, sharing some anecdotage from his illustrious career and playing some drums in between.

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Tracking Out of Hand

Another gem from Paicey’s private video stash — the band tracking Out of Hand for their 2013 album Now What?!

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Resist the tidal wave

Fox News has a new interview with Ian Gillan, promoting the upcoming new album. Some questions are quite mundane, some are off the beaten path. Fox News: As an artist, how do you feel about audiences making cellphones part of their concert experience? Gillan: Well, at first it was weird. It just connected with me. […]

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Virtual and rescheduled

The three Deep Purple’s German dates in the Fall 2020: Oberhausen, Berlin, and Stuttgart — which had already been under suspicion — have now been rescheduled for 2021. Another summer date in Colmar, France has also been rescheduled and confirmed for 2021. Don Airey & Friends will appear at this years Virtual Cambridge Rock Festival […]

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Rupert Hine R.I.P.

Roger Glover writes: Insightful, stimulating, talented and funny, I feel privileged to have known and worked with him. Read his full statement on rogerglover.com

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Black caviar and maple

Just like he promised last time around, Paicey keeps getting us entertained in these trying times by showing off his drum room. Which looks more like a drum warehouse 😉

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Boss. Timekeeper. Me.

How to keep your drum tech happy, how to use big drums, how to deal with the jetlag, when to use click tracks, and what will cost you money — this, and more on the new installment of The Chief Answers your Questions.

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The virtual taste of daisies

Glenn Hughes and The Dead Daisies are announced to perform at the virtual (this year) festival Taste of Syracuse next Saturday, June 6. The even will take place on Facebook. The festival will kick off at 6pm EDT with live performance, presumably, following later in the night.

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This guy called Sir Paul McCartney

Why does Paicey bother to play in pizza joints with third rate cover bands? What happened to the Made in Japan drum kit? How was it playing against four different bass players? This, and more, on the new installment of The Chief Answers your Questions. Oh, and by the way, nice shirt, Ian.

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