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Rubik’s cube that can’t be solved

Steve Morse and Sterling Ball (CEO of Ernie Ball Music Man) discuss the future of electric guitar and why it is not going away any time soon. This discussion with Australian Musician magazine ahead of the Melbourne Guitar Show was prompted by recent financial troubles of Gibson and some media being quick to declare “end […]

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A little milk and one sugar, please

A relatively rare glimpse behind the curtains of how the band works during rehearsals. This clip is from a studio showing the band preparing for their appearance on the Australian TV show Hey Hey It’s Saturday in 1999: …And the performance itself:

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In the white room with purple curtains

Glenn Hughes spoke to Australian magazine Loud promoting his upcoming tour with Music of Cream. He also mentioned that the new Black Country Communion album is due in mid September, and some sort of Purple-related movie is in the works (although it’s not clear whether it will be a documentary or based-on-real-events feature film). Q: […]

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Hughes to perform music of Cream

All Glenn Hughes dates in Australia and New Zealand have now been confirmed. And from the promo videoblurb it sounds like he will be performing with The Music Of Cream as opposed to opening the show for them. Guitaris Robben Ford will round up the list of guest musicians alongside with Glenn.

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Creamy Glenn down under

Glenn Hughes is announced as a special guest for the upcoming in late May / early June The Music of Cream tour of Australia and New Zealand. The Music of Cream is basically a Cream cover band with a twist or three — it consists of Ginger Baker’s son Kofi, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm, and […]

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The end of the beginning

Mike Eriksson (of the Swedish Deep Purple Forever fan club fame) is posting a series of articles in his blog dedicated to what ended up being the last Deep Purple tour in the 1970s. Which, coincidentally, was happening 40 years ago as we speak — at the end of 1975 and beginning of 1976. 40 […]

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Hughes the storyteller

Video recording of the Glenn Hughes’ Q&A ‘storyteller’ session in April 2013 in Australia. Prepare yourself for an hour plus of stories about booze, drugs, more drugs, then even more drugs, and, occasionally, music. (watch inside)

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Perfect Strangers Live due in October

As has been already strongly hinted by DP(o), a complete show from the Perfect Strangers tour will be released on DVD. Release is due on October 14 via Edel’s imprint Eagle Vision. The show was recorded in Sydney, Australia, on December 12, 1984. Track list Highway Star Nobody’s Home Strange Kind Of Woman A Gypsy’s […]

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A TASTE OF PURPLE MARK III – GLENN HUGHES IN MELBOURNE

With all the anticipation and excitement about the impending release of the new album Now What?! by the current version of Deep Purple, we can’t forget that there are still other members of the Purple family out there making and playing great music. On Monday April 22nd, 2013 Glenn Hughes treated us to some Purple […]

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Hughes, on crack, naked on the roof, on Twitter

Glenn Hughes gave an interview to Australia’s Tone Deaf. He spoke about Sunbury 1975, his collaboration with Tony Iommi, writing his book, and getting clean: I had to look at the darkest period of my life, which is ‘83 – ‘91, when I was on crack and I was like really fucking out of my […]

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