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Throw my bones

The first track from Whoosh! has arrived, now with video. Watch inside.

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Don’t panic

[updated] At the yesterday (March 14) show in Mexico, Deep Purple performed with Jordan Rudess on the keyboards. Don Airey could not make it to the gig “for reasons that have not been disclosed”. This leaves a lot of questions unanswered, but it’s not the time to panic.

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Mysterious single

A limited edition 10″ single from the upcoming Whoosh! will be released on June 20 in conjunction with the German Record Store Day.

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The halcyon years

A fairly comprehensive documentary of the history of Deep Purple Marks 1 and 2 has been put together by the Music Legends Magazine. It is a step above the slew of similar talking head documentaries from a few years back as this one actually interviews Nick Simper (and he tells the story of him being […]

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New website, cover art, and track listing for Whoosh!

[Updated] The press release went down the wire today confirming release date for the new Deep Purple album Whoosh! as June 12. There is also a new website to promote the album and 30 second previews of each song at Google Play.

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Whoosh! it is

[Updated] According to Amazon, the title of the upcoming new Deep Purple album is indeed Whoosh! and release date is set for June 12, 2020. The following formats have been announced: 2CD, 1LP, and a limited edition vinyl box set.

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The postman always rings twice

Our contributor from Germany posted a summary of the Rocks magazine coverage of the upcoming Deep Purple album in the comments, and it deserves to be promoted to a news item. The feature is quite interesting and in depth, here are a few selected highlights for our non-German readers courtesy of Uwe Hornung. All the […]

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Lemme tell ya, them guys ain’t dumb

At a Q&A session held during the recent Rock’n’Roll Fantasy Camp in California, Ian Paice mentioned that the new album will be released most likely at the end of April and that they are working on the cover right now. The record company does not want them to release any information so they cannot talk […]

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The 2020 album in Rocks magazine

Deep Purple and their upcoming new album is the cover story of the issue #75 (February 2020) of Rocks magazine out from Germany. Machine translation of the promo blurb reads: Deep Purple (Exclusive!) When Infinite came out in spring 2017 and Deep Purple embarked on a concert tour with the meaningful motto “The Long Goodbye”, […]

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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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