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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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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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Delta Deep

Phil Collen of Def Leppard fame has a side new project — a heavy blues band called Delta Deep. Their self-titled debut album sounds pretty good to these ears. But that’s not the reason we mention it here. And the reasons are twofold: first, David Coverdale had dropped by and sang on one of the […]

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Stargazer at Wacken

This weekend the Rock Meets Classics performed at Wacken Open Air. Joe Lynn Turner was part of the gang, and they performed Stargazer in tribute to Ronnie James Dio. (watch inside)

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Death Alley Tony

American heavy metal band A Sound Of Thunder is releasing their new album Tales from the Deadside. The album features two bonus tracks: covers of Rainbow’s Death Alley Driver and Dio’s Last in Line. And they’ve got Tony Carey playing keyboards on Death Alley Driver: As far as my part goes, I threw down some […]

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Coverdale’s Purple Tour

David Coverdale is sticking to his guns during the current Purple Tour with Whitesnake performing no less than eight (silly me) nine Purple songs live. Here’s the setlist from the opening night of the tour — May 28 gig in Airway Heights, WA: Burn Lay Down, Stay Down Love Ain’t No Stranger Gypsy Give Me […]

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Soundtrack spotting

A couple of Purple tunes could be heard in the movie theatres recently. Mistreated was featured in an animated fantasy musical by LucasFilm called Strange Magic, sung by Alan Cumming: A cover of Hush (or is that a cover of a cover?) has been spotted in a British action comedy flick Kingsman: The Secret Service. […]

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Lay Down Stay Down‘2015

Whitesnake is streaming another track from the upcoming Purple Album. This time it’s Lay Down Stay Down, done with all the finesse of a jackhammer. (listen inside)

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Axel Rudi Pell’s Magic Moments

Axel Rudi Pell will be releasing a live 3CD/3DVD album Magic Moments – 25th Anniversary Special Show at the end of April. The show was recorded on July 11th 2014 at the Bang Your Head festival in Balingen, Germany. The reason we mention it here is because of the several covers performed that night together […]

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