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Topfull of superlatives

Blues Rock Review has a positively glowing review of the yet-to-be-released Black Country Communion V, and gives it 9.5 out of 10. Not many modern outfits give me the itch to dust off my old Led Zep and Deep Purple records. Then again, Black Country Communion are no ordinary sons. A renowned supergroup that suffuse […]

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Top five on the planet

Black Country Communion are on the cover of UK’s Powerplay magazine (#274, June 2024), with a Glenn Hughes interview inside. It should not come as a surprise that being shy is just not in his vocabulary. Black Country Communion return after a seven year absence with glorious new album ‘V’. We chat to Glenn Hughes […]

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A touching story

New Jersey Stage has an interview with Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night on the occasion of their upcoming shows in the area. Not much in the sense of groundbreaking news in there, just a bit of Ritchie being Ritchie at the end: When asked if there was a fan or two that really touched Ritchie […]

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Gypsy Soul remembered

A Tommy Bolin exhibition has opened at the Sioux City Public Museum. Many of the artifacts on display are from the collection of Bolin’s brother Johnnie. What: Gypsy Soul: Remembering Sioux City’s Tommy Bolin When: Friday, May 31, 2024 10:00 AM to Sunday, August 18, 2024 5:00 PM Where: Sioux City Public Museum 607 4th […]

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This time in English

The latest (#44, June-July 2024) issue of the Rock Candy magazine has Q&A with Roger Glover, and a feature on Black Country Communion and their new album. The issue can be purchased directly from the publisher for £7 (plus £2 UK/£5 abroad postage for the dead-tree format).

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Help us to the answer

Tony Iommi made an appearance on SiriusXM’s Eddie Trunk show on May 22, 2024, and was asked about the remix of Born Again. The master tapes for the album have been found nearly 3 years ago, yet we haven’t heard much of the progress. His answer didn’t shed much light on the matter either. Well, […]

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Too country for classical

Steve Morse has recently appeared on The ProgCast. Once again, it is one of those long form video chats that became popular recently due to the pandemic. It’ll be worth your time to set aside at least an hour to go through it. Caveat: the conversation mostly revolves around Dixie Dregs and the early days […]

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Put everything on six

Steve Morse and Dregs’ bassist Andy West show their 2024 stage setups and talk about the gear. From picks to speaker cabinets, and everything in between — it’s all here.

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El Arco Iris

A new book about Rainbow has been published in Spanish. Titled Bajo el Arco Iris (Under the Rainbow), it covers all Rainbow lineups, discography, 20 pages of photos, list of live performances, as well as the early years of Ritchie Blackmore, his tenure in Deep Purple, summary of Blackmore’s Night, and reviews various guitars he […]

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And don’t touch anything else!

Andy Wood talks about meeting Steve Morse and jamming with him at the Dixie Dregs gig in Nashville, TN, on April 18, 2024.

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