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Sixth Jon Lord memorial show in Warsaw

The sixth Jon Lord memorial concert will be held in Warsaw, Poland, on October 26. This year Doogie White will be a special guest of the event. He will be joined on stage by a variety of local musicians, including Polish heavy metal band Turbo and keyboard player Andrzej Zieliński from Skaldowie. This will be […]

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Metallica covers Blindman

Metallica did a cover of When a Blind Man Cries while performing yesterday, October 22, at the Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California.

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Don’t You Tell Me Not To Play Guitar

To quote the source, “Here’s something that you don’t see every day…” Well, let’s continue quoting. Just because. Put together by Australian TV “Guitar Gods and Masterpieces” host Hack Wanger, “Don’t You Tell Me Not To Play Guitar” is a massive international charity effort to raise money for the E.J. Whitten Foundation to promote awareness […]

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Charity album for Linda McCartney Centre

Stay Tuned 1.5 is an all-star charity album to be released on August 5 for the benefit of Linda McCartney Centre cancer treatment facility at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The project is a brainchild of Austrian drummer Bernhard Welz and features an impressive list of contributors, which include Don Airey, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, […]

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Jon Lord at Nidaros photo book

A photo documentary by THS editor emeritus Trond J. Strøm Jon Lord in the Nidaros Cathedral is now available as a photo book. The book contains 58 photographs on 46 pages documenting Jon’s rehearsals at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, before his gig on May 23, 2010. You can preview the material at the […]

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Charity Auction

A silent auction raising money for Help Calais & Help Refugees adding to their fantastic support in the refugee crisis. This auction is running alongside ‘Jungle Aid London 4 Calais’, a variety night taking place at The Philbeach Hall, Earl’s Court on October 23rd 2015, with some items that may be of interest to Deep […]

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Don Airey supports British hospital

Don Airey has donated £83,100 (approx. $129,000 or €114,500) to the children’s ward at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge News reports. He visited the ward, presented the cheque, spoke to the patients and even played some keyboards with them. Don raised the money over more than two decades by playing charity gigs, including the annual Gransden […]

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Signed Guitar Auction

A guitar signed by Deep Purple (at the Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow), Whitesnake, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai amongst others is being auctioned in aid of British charity Rockin for Tots help to raise funds for Simpsons Special Care Babies, which is a registered charity (SC002013). These funds will help with the purchase of a travel […]

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Sunflower Jam 2015 postponed

Jacky Paice writes that the Sunflower Superjam 2015, scheduled for September 24th and 25th this year, had to be postponed until some time in April 2016. The reasons are numerous, but can be summed up as “a crazy culmination of circumstances”. Not least of which is the expected arrival of grandchildren twins at the beginning […]

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Hughes signed guitar in charity auction

British charity Rockin’ for Tots is auctioning off an Epiphone Les Paul signed by Glenn Hughes, Andrew Watt, Slash, and Zakk Wylde. The guitar was signed at the California Breed show supporting Slash at the Hydro in Glasgow on December 4, 2014. The bidding now stands at £200.00 and the auction will close on March […]

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