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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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Sunflower Jam 2015

The Sunflower Jam has announced that their annual even will be held on September 24 and 25 in London. This time they are scaling down a bit by moving the Jam from the Royal Albert Hall back to Porchester Hall. The evening of September 24th will be a dining event with charity auction and some […]

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The little bits that are really important

Jeb Wright from Classic Rock Revisited recently spoke to Ian Paice about Jon Lord, the celebration concert this April, and the recording of it that came out last month. Jeb: I have always separated classical Jon from rock Jon, but I have to ask did he bring that influence into Deep Purple? Not so much […]

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Smoke on the Lyme Regis

Ian Gillan sang Smoke on the Water at the Guitars on the Beach festival in Lyme Regis, UK, this Saturday, September 6. BBC reports that he was joined by 3,325 guitarists, which didn’t quite beat the world record of 6,546 (helped to set by Steve Morse in Poland 2009), but only a national one. Local […]

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JL-inspired bike ride

British paper Newsbury Today reports that one man decided to very literally get off his arse, and do it big time. Alex Pickard has started today, August 29, an 800-mile bicycle ride across the country, from Land’s End in Cornwall to John O’Groats in Scotland, to raise £3,000 for the Sunflower Jam. He became inspired […]

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Coveradle and the ice bucket

David Coverdale got the short end of the stick in the Ice Bucket Challenge that is intended to raise funds and awareness for a disease called ALS. (watch inside what happened)

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Sharp dressed man

See the photo gallery of Ian Gillan receiving Friend of Armenians award at St. Vartan Cathedral in New York on May 2.

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Gillan awarded “Friend of the Armenians”

For his efforts in rebuilding the musical school in Armenia, Ian Gillan has been named Friend of the Armenians 2014 by the Eastern Diocese of Armenian Church in America. He will be presented with the award at the 112th Diocesan Assembly in New York City. The presentation will be made during the assembly’s gala banquet […]

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Blackmore signed guitar in charity auction

A Fender Stratocaster guitar autographed by Blackmore’s Night in Dunfermline, Scotland, is being auctioned for 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 incubator for the Neo Natal Unit in the New Royal […]

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Everybody’s got to live together

Roger’s very own Love is All is one the latest projects of the Playing for Change charity, which self describes as “a movement created to inspire and connect world through music”. Recorded by children all over the world. (watch inside)

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