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‘Ere’s a Motrin suppository fo’ yah!

David Coverdale was a guest on Joe Bonamassa’s Live From Nerdville podcast yesterday, June 23.

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Live in London 2002

Another release in the Soundboard Series is expected on August 13, 2021 — Live in London 2002. This show, from February 22, 2002, at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, is infamous for a couple of reasons. First, it was the last show that Jon Lord played with the band from start to finish. He submitted […]

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He’s got two or three

Glenn Hughes spoke to the Ohio Music Experience promoting the two upcoming Dead Daisies gigs in the area. Ohio Music Experience: Thank you for taking the time this evening to speak with us. What have you been doing throughout all this? Hughes: Like most of us, I’ve been home, as you can imagine. And I’ve […]

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Hard enough to get into jeans

In his recent interview with Planet Rock radio David Coverdale doubles down on his decision to retire after the next tour: Last year we were supposed to do what was going to be my farewell tour, and it was sold out and it was amazing. Of course, everything was cancelled to Covid. So, God willing, […]

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A bunch of Japanese poets sitting in a circle

…And once we’re on a Jon bender today, here is another of his long form interviews and a Q&A session. It sounds like this was done in Australia some time early this century.

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Playing music is addictive

Jon Lord would have turned 80 today, June 9. Here he is talking backstage in Hamburg during the Concerto tour in 2000, with Paicey joining the conversation towards the end. Enjoy!

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He likes to play for a hundred people

Bonus track for the Blackmore’s Night interview (watch inside)

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Sixteen sympathetic strings

After a brief hiatus, here’s the third and the final part of Blackmore’s Night interview promoting their latest album Nature’s Light.

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Fireball and S&M books

A couple of new books by Laura Shenton are due to be published by Wymer in September. These follow the “in-depth” album-by-album format pioneered in March with Stormbringer. Caveat emptor: previous output from this author drew, ahem, mixed reviews from our audience. Fireball What: Deep Purple Fireball In-depth by Laura Shenton When: September 24, 2021 […]

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88 inches of therapy wrapped around that Jaguar

The hairspray version of Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again re-entered the charts in the week of May 13, 2021. It went straight to #1 on Billboard Hot Hard Rock Songs chart with 2.5 million US streams (up 22%) and 1,000 downloads sold (up 178%). The renewed interest in the track is attributed to the death […]

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