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Moving up the ladder

You’ll learn the story of a band with a singer who could not sing from a new promo video for the upcoming Javelins album posted today by earMUSIC.

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Broad your understanding of human nature

Italian radio station Radio Rock 106.6 has posted a lengthy interview with Ian Gillan. Our best guess, it was recorded some time in June 2017 (several things hint to that) and now is being used (reused?) to promote the current tour. Quite entertaining nevertheless.

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A few years later…

Record company has announced some release details for the Ian Gillan & The Javelins — a collection of rock’n’roll standards recorded by Big Ian with his first band (predating even Episode Six) earlier this year. In the early 1960’s, you might have seen The Beatles doing Chubby Checker’s ‘Twist and Shout’ at the Cavern Club […]

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Authentic 1962 vintage feel

Ian Gillan gave an interview to Finnish KaaosTV while being in the neighbouring Estonia. He revealed, among other things, that he has recorded an album of rock’n’roll standards with his first band The Javelins, which should be out some time in August. He also mentioned that he has solo and Rock Meets Classics orchestral tours […]

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106.6 Radio Rock Interview with Ian Gillan

A few days ago in Rome Ian Gillan was interviewed on the local Radio Rock station. And the whole show can be heard on the link below, mostly in Italian excepting IG’s answers. For those on Facebook (isn’t EVERYONE?) you can access their page and view more pictures and video of the day. https://www.facebook.com/radiorock106.6/?fref=nf

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From Chuck Berry to Bach

Roger Glover, Chuck Berry, Jon Hiseman, Roger Glover once again, Paicey’s father, John McLaughlin, and J.S. Bach — what do they all have in common? Watch About the band part 3 to find out.

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About the band

The best and worst moments on stage, the deepest secrets, first records bought and first shows attended, crying and laughing, hidden talents, and many other curious things — all in the new interview with the band posted by the record company.

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Chandra’s Coriandra in the Caymans

Some time in early 2016 Ian Gillan was vacationing in Cayman Island (and if Rapture of the Deep has taught us anything, it’s that he is into the scuba diving). During his stay there, he was invited to the local rock radio station 96.5 Cayrock that resulted in a very relaxed 3.5 hours long special […]

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Little black dresses and not very much underneath

Ian Gillan appears on British TV to promote Accidentally on Purpose. that’s from his period between being an ‘angry young man’ and ‘fucking furious’ that he is now. Aaah, I miss that Gillan…

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When Frank Zappa caught on fire

North American syndicated radio program In The Studio with Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Machine Head with an hour long program featuring interviews with Ian Gillan and Roger Glover about the album. The interviews are not new, so you may have heard them before. The show […]

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