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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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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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From one Ronnie to another

May 16th marks the 10th anniversary of passing of Ronnie James Dio. The latest Rainbow singer Ronnie Romero pays tribute to the legend with a cover of Rainbow Eyes:

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The church organ

This is a rather unusual cover even by our standards. Child in Time performed on a church organ at the funeral of German actor and Deep Purple fan Jan Fedder, who succumbed to cancer on December 30, 2019, aged 64. To the wider audience outside Germany Jan might be known for his role of Petty […]

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Extravaganza indeed

Back in 2016 Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi toured together under the Generation Axe moniker. According to Steve Vai: The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of […]

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Yngwie Malmsteen covers Purple, again

Yngwie Malmsteen’s new album Blue Lightning, due for release on March 29 via Mascot Records, contains two Deep Purple covers — Demon’s Eye and Smoke on the Water. Plus a cover of Paint it Black, which may or may not be closer to Purple’s version than to the original. The album is said to pay […]

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A bit of a hugger

Glenn Hughes was interviewed by Planet Rock at this weekend’s Steelhouse Festival in Wales. (watch inside)

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More magazine covers

Ian Gillan is on the cover of issue 4 (May 2017) of the Sweden Rock Magazine. Inside the magazine there is an 8 pages long feature on Deep Purple and their new album with interview and pictures, 5 pages of illustrated interview with David Coverdale, and a page worth of interview with Bob Ezrin. More […]

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Lazy power trio

It is next to impossible to perform Lazy without Hammond. Or some other kind of keyboards. Right? Right?…

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Purple bonanza in Classic Rock magazine

April 2017 issue of the Classic Rock magazine (now on sale in the UK) has Deep Purple on the cover, a 10-page feature Love, Death, Age: Inside the Unstoppable Deep Purple inside, plus a 7/10 review of the new album inFinite, and four pages review of Glenn Hughes’ Islington gig from January 21 this year. […]

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