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Story of the Whitesnake songs

AntiMusic reports that a Whitesnake special will be shown on a US cable/satellite channel Reelz on February 19, 2022, at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. It will be a part of the Story of Their Songs series. Spawned from the mind of former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale the British rock band Whitesnake first appeared on […]

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DC cashing out

David Coverdale has sold rights to his back catalogue to a company called Round Hill Music Royalty Fund Limited. This deal includes: recordings from Coverdale’s career as a solo artist and as the frontman of Whitesnake; master royalty participation from recordings during his tenure in Deep Purple; music publishing assets and long-term administration rights for […]

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Willy Wonka’s golden ticket

There is a David Coverdale feature in the British newspaper The Independent. He began writing “secret little poems”, which eventually became lyrics once he’d taught himself the chords to The Yardbirds’ 1965 single “For Your Love”, and as a teenager he sang in a handful of local bands. Then, in 1973, destiny came calling while […]

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DC is at it again

David Coverdale spoke to California radio station KSAN-FM. discussing knickers, weather, and boners. And some music here and there.

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The house of Whitesnake

David Coverdale appeared on the Appetite for Distortion podcast promoting the Restless Heart remaster. He swears up and down that he’s going to retire from touring “at this level” after the upcoming 2022 Whitesnake tour.

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Jailhouse Rock in Saltburn-by-the-Sea

A lengthy interview with david Coverdale in the Antihero magazine provides a nice distraction certain criminal activities going on around us. Antihero Magazine: Taking you back, what would’ve been the first music that you remember hearing? David Coverdale: Oh, the first influential song? It’s so interesting, after losing my mom some years ago, I was […]

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It is what it is

Rolling Stone magazine is on a family tree streak with an in-depth profile of Neil Murray for their Unknown Legends series. Was the cover of Lovehunter created to cause controversy? It’s pretty out there. I guess to an extent. But it was really more of a management idea than anything to do with the band. […]

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Messing around with rudiments

The online successor to the Classic Rock magazine has a track-by-track guide feature on Burn with contributions from Coverdale, Hughes, and Paice. Burn David Coverdale: I wrote about half a dozen sets of lyrics for this song – I was that keen! The final words to Burn – and also the words to the Stormbringer […]

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Breaking the Band

US cable/satellite channel REELZ will premiere a Whitesnake documentary as a part of their Breaking the Band series, on August 22 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Whitesnake was the brainchild of former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale. They appeared on the English music scene in 1978 with raunchy lyrics and a big blues rock […]

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25 years of Restless Heart

On October 29, 2021, Rhino Records in the US will release the 25th anniversary super deluxe edition of David Coverdale’s Restless Heart. The album was originally conceived and recorded as a DC solo album, but the record company insisted on releasing it under the ‘David Coverdale & Whitesnake’ moniker. The super deluxe box set (pictured […]

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