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Yes, you are!

Don Airey is doing his part in promoting Whoosh. Here he is talking to the Italian Linea Rock (who have a history of producing interesting interviews). Enjoy!

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To be a musician, not a rock star

Here is the third and the final installment of the interviews from the Japanese Burrn! magazine Deep Purple special, courtesy of Akemi Ono who graciously supplied us with the reverse translations. Roger Glover’s interview from the series can be found here and Ian Gillan’s here. Burrn! August 2020 edition Ian Paice Interview Ian Paice is […]

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Call it impressionistic

Cleveland.com has an interview with Ian Gillan. And if by reading it you get a sense of deja vu, you’re not alone. After all, there are only so many ways to answer the same questions being asked over and over again. The track “Man Alive,” which you released in advance of the album, is about […]

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A household name

PR people at Edel are certainly learning their upkeep this time around as Whoosh got a mention on CNN (watch inside)

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A songwriter that happens to play bass

Here is the second part of the interviews from the Japanese Burrn! magazine Deep Purple special, courtesy of Akemi Ono who graciously supplied us with the reverse translations. Burrn! August 2020 edition Roger Glover Interview Roger Glover considers himself very lucky. At a bass players conference, he said “If you want to move forward, find […]

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Whoosh previews

The band’s record company posted this preview today. Here’s another chance to judge the album before listening to it in its entirety. 😉

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Getting the facts straight

Ian Gillan spoke to Songfacts, explaining the lyrics for Throw my Bones and Nothing at All, before moving to “a few red lights”, “Perfect Strangers”, and “pony trekker”. Songfacts: What was the lyrical inspiration for the song “Throw My Bones”? Gillan: “Throw My Bones” is something that people did in prehistoric times to see if […]

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Listening party in Helsinki

Perfect Strangers of Finland will be hosting a Whoosh pre-release listening party tomorrow, August 4, 2020, at The Riff in Helsinki. The album will be played twice in its entirety, first round starting at 18:00 local time. Caveat: the actual listening is still contingent on the mailman delivering the album in time 😉 What: Whoosh […]

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Less groove, more metal

There is a tribute album to Deep Purple out in Brazil. The shtick is that all the covers are done by metal bands with female vocalists. And apparently Brazil has quite a few of them. Some of these can be rather interesting, as long as you don’t expect faithful reproductions of the originals. Revengin – […]

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Whoosh early reviews

Several Whoosh reviews from around the web, and they are all very, very positive. Get Ready to Rock: There’s no dip in quality; in fact just when you think there should be, track 9, three belters appears. Storming. The band do not sound like they are going to quit any time soon. Only actual physical […]

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