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4½ out of 5 stars

Connecticut paper Republican-American has a review of the Deep Purple show at the Mohegan Sun Arena on October 9: Deep Purple is on its “Long Goodbye” tour, wrapping up a career that has seen many personnel incarnations, spin-offs, and imitators over its five decades-plus career. And the Purple will be missed by the rock music […]

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Sunshine of your love

Ginger Baker has passed away on October 6. That night in Portland, Maine, Deep Purple paid a tribute to him with replacing the usual Green Onions intro to Hush with an impromptu piece of Sunshine of Your Love.

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Sly hirings and swift firings

The ever prolific Martin Popoff has published another Rainbow book — Sensitive to Light: The Rainbow Story. He promises this to be a “major overhaul” of his out-of-print 2005 title English Castle Magic: 50% longer, at 120,000 words and 318 pages in 6″ x 9″ format two colour sections of photos (no pictures in the […]

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Beautiful insights into that band

Antihero magazine has an in depth interview with Glenn Hughes, where he offers his opinion on a variety of things, ranging from the loudest band today to the state of the music industry, to deeply personal matters like dealing with the death of his mum. ANTIHERO: What was your best and worst experience from the […]

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Imminent arrival of the Third Degree

In the days leading to upcoming release of Flying Colors’ new album Third Degree, record company produced no less than tree promo videos — and that’s in addition to another one from a few weeks ago.

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Vinyl and more vinyl

Yet another bout of vinyl reissues: Rhino is releasing Who Do We Think We Are (1LP), Burn (1LP), Come Taste The Band (1LP), and Made in Japan (2LP) as a part of their “Rocktober” event. Who Do We Think We Are and Burn are coming on October 11th, with Come Taste The Band and Made […]

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Fantasy camp with Steve and Paicey

Ian Paice and Steve Morse will reprise their Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp appearance at another event to be held February 13-16, 2020, in Hollywood, California. This camp is billed (no less) as British Rock Royalty Vol.3 and alongside messrs. Paice and Morse will feature Jon Anderson of Yes and Rolling Stones keyboard player Chuck […]

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Jon Lord Reissues

On September 27, 2019 earMUSIC will reissue “Gemini Suite” and “Windows” as LP and also “Sarabande” as LP and CD: Gemini Suite Gemini Suite will be available as 1LP Gatefold and is already available as a CD Digipak. TRACK LIST Guitar: Solist Albert Lee Piano: Solist Jon lord Drums: Solist Ian Paice Vocals: Solist Yvonne […]

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F**k everything and run

Another Glenn Hughes’ interview from the Stonedeaf festival, this time with TotalRock Radio. Amongst other things, he finally put to rest any Mk3 reunion aspirations he may or may not have had by stating that he will never work with Blackmore again.

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World record attempt in Oklahoma

There will be an attempt to set the new world record for the ‘largest electric guitar ensemble’ on September 20 in Oklahoma City. This will take place at 5:00pm, right before the Deep Purple show at the Firelake Arena. The event will be hosted by Steve Morse and although there’s no word on the programme, […]

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