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New releases from Cherry Red

Several relevant releases from the British label Cherry Red Records, that owns the RPM catalogue and has now partnered with Purple Records. Glenn Hughes: The Official Bootleg Box Set: Volume Two 1993-2013 This includes 6 CDs in a clamshell box set. Disc one is a collection of demos and outtakes called Incense And Peaches: From […]

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Another achievement for Flesh & Blood

Recently released Whitesnake’s Flesh & Blood album has reached #3 on the Official German Album Chart issued on May 17. What is interesting however, is that according to BraveWords, this is the highest chart position for Whitesnake in Germany in all of their career.

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Rainbow The Storm now streaming

The new Rainbow single The Storm has been released and is now streaming. (listen inside)

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Rescheduled UK dates for Glenn Hughes

The new dates for Glenn’s UK tour have been promptly rescheduled for November, neatly arranged around the previously announced two shows in Scotland. Unfortunately, Edinburgh, St Albans, Liverpool, and Nottingham had to be cancelled for logistical reasons. Four new shows were arranged in their stead: Bexhill, Cambridge, Cheltenham, and Middlesbrough. Ticket holders for the cancelled […]

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Flesh & Blood is #1 in Japan

On May 10, the day of its release, the new Whitesnake album Flesh & Blood landed on the #1 spot on the ORICON Daily Album Ranking in Japan. This is the general chart for all genres, not just “overseas music” or rock albums. It slipped down to #6 on May 11.

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Hughes UK tour postponed

Glenn Hughes’ tour of the UK, due to start in just a few days, has been postponed. The message on his website reads: GLENN HUGHES sends his regrets that he is unable to perform his UK tour which was due to start May 14th through May 24th. He needs to be treated for an illness […]

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Rainbow remakes The Storm

Rainbow will release another single — this time a remake of Blackmore’s Night tune The Storm — on May 17 via Minstrel Hall Music. The new release said to be a “rocked up” version of the track. The original was not lacking in guitar wizardry, albeit acoustic, on its own. Thanks to Blabbermouth for the […]

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Down the Mississippi, down to New Orleans

A US leg of The Long Goodbye Tour has been announced. It starts on September 3, 2019, in Riverside, California, and finishes on October 19 in Minneapolis, performing 33 shows and visiting 25 states in between. Support for September 7 show in California will be Foghat, with the rest of the tour still in mystery. […]

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Magic as a concept album

Classic Rock has an interesting opinion piece on Gillan’s Magic album: Of the three major offshoots that emerged after the break-up of Deep Purple in 1976, Gillan (the band, not the man) was certainly the most musically daring. And Gillan’s most daring album just might be their last: 1982’s Magic. Yes, the keyboard-heavy record carries […]

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Javelins with a caveat

Edel is reissuing the first Javelins album (a.k.a. Raving With Ian Gillan & The Javelins) on May 10, 2019. This is the same album that first came out in 1994 on RPM Records and was reissued in 2000 on the briefly revived Purple Records. Both releases are out of print now. The tracklist and cover […]

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