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69 plus one

David Coverdale has celebrated his 70th birthday in his own style, being interviewed for the ABC Audio: I’m going to ignore it. It’s not 70, by the way, it’s 69 plus one, so you can stick that in your old pipe…and light it. But the circumstances…just snuck up on me, and I’m just simply not […]

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On the greatest authority

In an interview to Geoff Barton of Classic Rock, Glenn Hughes recalls his days of blow and hookers more blow. With champagne on top. And a little seance in between. “I was loaded on coke and the champagne was flowing. But I’ve never smoked a lot of pot, so my memories of those times are […]

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Power of the moon and fragility of reality

Some time in early August Ian Gillan spoke to the Tales from the Road podcast hailing from India. (Low key does not even begin to describe it — they have grand total of 23 subscribers on Youtube.) It is another one of those lengthy video chats courtesy of the pandemic. When pressed about studio plans […]

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Messing around with rudiments

The online successor to the Classic Rock magazine has a track-by-track guide feature on Burn with contributions from Coverdale, Hughes, and Paice. Burn David Coverdale: I wrote about half a dozen sets of lyrics for this song – I was that keen! The final words to Burn – and also the words to the Stormbringer […]

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See the saga through

A 50th anniversary edition of Jesus Christ Superstar is due to be released on September 17, 2021. Yep, that’s the original London cast with Big Ian. (Hmm, that’d be 51st anniversary then, right?) It will come as a 3CD box set with 100-page hardcover book, the fairly standard 2LP and 2CD editions, and a 2LP […]

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Breaking the Band

US cable/satellite channel REELZ will premiere a Whitesnake documentary as a part of their Breaking the Band series, on August 22 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Whitesnake was the brainchild of former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale. They appeared on the English music scene in 1978 with raunchy lyrics and a big blues rock […]

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Going to Oklahoma in a Winnebago

Back in April Glenn and Gabi Hughes were guests on the Honest AF podcast hosted by Daniella Clarke & Barbaranne Wylde (a.k.a. Mrs. Gilby and Mrs. Zakk respectfully). It’s an hour plus long conversation, so a lot of dirt was uncovered. Cue the Tinseltown namedropping.

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More American than English

In the aftermath of the summer leg of the Dead Daisies US tour Glenn Hughes spoke to the Brazilian Wikimetal Happy Hour:

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25 years of Restless Heart

On October 29, 2021, Rhino Records in the US will release the 25th anniversary super deluxe edition of David Coverdale’s Restless Heart. The album was originally conceived and recorded as a DC solo album, but the record company insisted on releasing it under the ‘David Coverdale & Whitesnake’ moniker. The super deluxe box set (pictured […]

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Glow in the dark

Three Black Country Communion albums will be reissued on a glow in the dark vinyl. The first and second albums are due on September 24, and BCCIV on October 22. They will be available separately or as a bundle. Each album will be a 2LP. There is no word on bonus tracks, so it’s probably […]

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