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Truth be told

Latest track from Australian bluesman Stefan Hauk features two guest musicians — our own Ian Paice on the drums and Lachy Doley on Hammond organ.

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Less groove, more metal

There is a tribute album to Deep Purple out in Brazil. The shtick is that all the covers are done by metal bands with female vocalists. And apparently Brazil has quite a few of them. Some of these can be rather interesting, as long as you don’t expect faithful reproductions of the originals. Revengin – […]

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Recorded on a Saturday and mixed on Sunday

The late Derek Lawrence discusses his relationship with Tony Edwards and John Coletta in the early days of the band and why the band got signed to two different record companies at the time.

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Sounds like a punk group, Rainbow

Graham Bonnet spoke to the Antihero Magazine, promoting a new Alcatrazz album — their first studio offering since 1986. The conversation also ventured into the Rainbow theme. ANTIHERO: I read quite some time ago that you said hard rock music wasn’t something that came naturally to you as a vocalist. Graham Bonnet: Yeah. ANTIHERO: Here […]

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Ace Frehley’s Space Trucking’

Ace Frehley of Kiss fame is releasing an album of covers Origins Vol. 2 and is promoting it with a teaser of his take on Space Trucking’. View this post on Instagram 🚀🚛🧐 [link in bio] A post shared by Ace Frehley (@acefrehleyofficial) on Jul 23, 2020 at 7:11am PDT The full version of the […]

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Ahoy, mateys!

Radio Caroline, which started as a pirate radio broadcasting from the international waters in the North Sea back in 1964, and these days is streaming worldwide over the internet, has added the latest Deep Purple single Nothing at all to their playlist. The station has also been recently spotted streaming Ghost Story by the “tremendous” […]

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Paul Gilbert can’t shred

Steve Morse and Paul Gilbert were special guests of Ernie Ball stand at the NAMM earlier this year. We had previously posted a couple of tracks from their performance, but there was another one. And it is a spectacular jam over a tune that was written and recorded in the bad old days, but only […]

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Strange Kind of Women

There is a terrific cover band out in Italy which also happens to be an all-girl band. They are fittingly called Strange Kind of Women. Ian Paice did a guest gig with them in March 2019 and now is giving them a shoutout on his DrumTribe channel: Strange Kind of Women are: Alteria – vocals […]

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Demon’s Eye live in Concert

Deep Purple tribute band Demon’s Eye played live on June 19, 2020 at the Lÿz in Siegen. The whole show was streamed on Youtube and Facebook and in case you missed it, here’s the recording: Besides recording two albums with own songs featuring Doogie White on vocals, the band also performed with Jon Lord in […]

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Paice Ashton Wakeman

GasTank was a short lived in the early 80s show on British TV hosted by Rick Wakeman and Tony Ashton. Musicians were invited to be interviewed and jam with the house band. When Paicey got on the show, Resurrection Shuffle just had to be performed.

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