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Ian Gillan: A Visual Biography

Another book from Wymer — Ian Gillan: A Visual Biography — is due out on December 6, 2019. It is a limited edition 128-page photo book in a slipcase, and comes with a set of prints. Promo blurb: Without doubt Ian Gillan has proven to be one of the greatest and most enduring rock singers […]

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Razzle Dazzle

Razzle Dazzle, from Ian Gillan’s Contractual Obligation #1. Not my favourite track off Bananas, but good to see it being pulled out of a dusty closet for a live appearance.

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Hang me out to dry

Another clip from the upcoming Ian Gillan’s release Contractual Obligation has been posted by the record company.

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Contractual obligations

Back in November 2016 Ian Gillan did a short tour of Eastern and Central Europe backed by the Don Airey Band and various local orchestras conducted by Stephen Bentley-Klein, all supported by Grace Gillan’s band Papa Le Gal. The last three shows of the tour were recorded and are now being released as a series […]

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We’ll be back in 300 years

More interviews from the red carpet at The Ivors. Ian Gillan and Ian Paice were interviewed together, and then separately, by the MusicNewsWeb. Paicey mentioned that they’ve just spent 5 weeks in the studio in Nashville, which may or may not result in releasing something, eventually.

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Soak up as much as you can

Ian Gillan was caught by NME on the proverbial red carpet at The Ivors yesterday, May 23. And he mentioned that he just flew in from Nashville (if you know what we mean).

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We’re going out as Pink Floyd

A 1987 vingage interview with Ian Gillan and Roger Glover was posted on Youtube. Ian and Roger are in the UK promoting Accidentally on Purpose, mixing Nobody’s Perfect, and generally having a ton of fun.

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Magic as a concept album

Classic Rock has an interesting opinion piece on Gillan’s Magic album: Of the three major offshoots that emerged after the break-up of Deep Purple in 1976, Gillan (the band, not the man) was certainly the most musically daring. And Gillan’s most daring album just might be their last: 1982’s Magic. Yes, the keyboard-heavy record carries […]

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Javelins with a caveat

Edel is reissuing the first Javelins album (a.k.a. Raving With Ian Gillan & The Javelins) on May 10, 2019. This is the same album that first came out in 1994 on RPM Records and was reissued in 2000 on the briefly revived Purple Records. Both releases are out of print now. The tracklist and cover […]

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Coverdale and Gillan in Sweden Rock

The latest issue of Sweden Rock Magazine (#4/2019, out April 16), has a 16 page Coverdale / Whitesnake feature, plus David featured on the cover. Shown above is the retail version, subscribers get a different cover with David Coverdale, a “close up” photo. This issue also has a 5 page feature of Ian Gillan’s old […]

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