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Japanese Burrn! magazine has a 17-page Deep Purple special in its August 2020 issue. The feature includes pictures, discography, and interviews with Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice. Our Japanese correspondent Akemi Ono has graciously supplied us with the reverse translation of the more interesting tidbits of the three interviews. Here is the first […]

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We do is what pleases us

Rock Candy magazine has Deep Purple as their cover story of issue 21 (August/September 2020). Inside is a feature promoting Whoosh that includes interviews with both Ian and Ian. Check out the opening spread (pdf). Couple of quotes from Gillan: The early days were fabulous. Everything was new and wonderful and shocking. Things got bigger […]

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Learning what not to do

Paicey with the new installment of The Chief answers your questions on his DrumTribe channel.

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Unboxing Whoosh

Paicey is unboxing the Whoosh box set. The album is due for release on August 7, finally!

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Decay beautifully and slowly

Paicey gives the rundown of his stage setup, including how’s and why’s. There’s not much to add here.

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Great friend and music colleague

July 16 marked 8 years since the passing of late great Jon Lord. Paicey reminisces about his brother in law.

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Lucifer, Isaac Asimov, and Ringo Starr

Classic Rock has an article on the intriguing story behind The Mule, with multiple quotes from the star of the hour himself — Paicey. As with the majority of compositions by the Mk II Purple line-up, The Mule is credited equally to the classic quintet of Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Jon Lord, Roger Glover and […]

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Here comes the drum solo

A new installment from Ian Paice Drumtribe — couple of drum solos recorded during one of the An Evening With clinics some time around 2007.

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The headless drummer

Paicey posted a video of him playing with the Buddy Rich Orchestra at the Ronnie Scott’s Club in London last year. Watch out for the quick recovery at 10:52 — blink and you’ll miss it.

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It worked out okay at the end

Paicey publishes another drumcam track — I Got Your Number from Bananas sessions.

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