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There was nothing they couldn’t do

Don Airey spoke to a trade magazine Sound & Vision. While his interview is promising to be a delight to all keyboard geeks out there, there’s also something in it for the rest of us. Mike Mettler: I’m sure you must enjoy threading the lineage between you and your predecessor, Jon Lord [Deep Purple’s founding […]

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What would Benny Goodman’s drummer want with me?

Don Airey spoke to the Hawai’i Public Radio for their Off The Road series of interviews. In today’s feature, Don takes us back to the beginning of the pandemic for a scary episode from the earliest days of the crisis. He also details how the band decided to do an all-covers album, and shares a […]

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A little drum room and headphone silence

Don Airey and Ian Paice were interviewed by Planet Rock on November 27, on the occasion of Turning to Crime release. The chat gets rather interesting once the inevitable “why covers?” question is dealt with and out of the way.

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Sing not the same old song

We’ve announced earlier this year a cover of Sail Away done by an Austrian trio Restless Bones with Don Airey adding the Hammond magic touch from his home. The video is now available on Youtube.

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Find it, steal, or borrow

Austrian band Restless Bones is about to release their second album Captured By The Roots, which includes nine original compositions, plus a cover of Sail Away with none other but Don Airey blessing it with a Hammond solo. The track will also be featured as a single and is available for pre-order.

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There is a problem, and it’s called guitar

An interesting interview with Don Airey, dug up from the mu:zines depth and breadth. This was done around Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon time and originally published in February 1984 issue of Electronics & Music Maker. The interview will be of a particular interest for vintage synthesizer aficionados (you know who you are). Don also […]

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Try before you buy

Don Airey’s recent release Live in Hamburg is now streaming on Youtube in its entirety, courtesy of the record company.

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Don Airey’s live album

Edel/earMUSIC will release Don Airey’s band Live in Hamburg in February this year. This show is from March 14, 2017, and took place at the Fabrik club in Hamburg. The setlist contains a healthy mix of tracks from the bands Don’s been involved with over the years as well as some originals. CD1 Nuclear attack […]

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They’ll meet again

Don Airey will be a guest musician on the upcoming album of his Rainbow ex-bandmate Graham Bonnet. Que the singer: Similar to the first two albums, it will reflect different eras of my career, but with a contemporary twist. Also, we have some heavy hitting guests including Don Airey and others yet to be announced. […]

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Something to look forward to

An interview with Ian Paice will appear on the Rob Sas Rock Show tomorrow, January 5, 2021. The show is on the air between 1-3pm Central // 7-9pm GMT via Pure Rock Radio. It should also (eventually) appear in the show archives. Paicey’s previous appearance on the show was quite delightful, so we’re all looking […]

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