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Biscuit tins, Sellotape, and plasticine

Ian Paice spoke to an outfit called MyGlobalMind that resulted in a lengthy, interesting interview, aided and abetted by an insightful and knowledgeable, albeit anonymous interviewer. MGM: You got your first drum kit at the age of 15, which would probably be considered to be quite late, but you went from getting your first drum […]

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Criminal memorabilia

Ian Paice’s drum kit auction from early March was a resounding success, raising ¬£11,600 for charity. Following up on that, Ian is putting up some memorabilia from the Turning to Crime sessions: a set of drum heads (sold individually) and a couple of sticks used to record the album, and the inmate plaque used in […]

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MH remix press compendium

Machine Head remix has certainly brought a wave of publicity to the band. We have collected them here instead of a multitude of individual posts. Roger Glover spoke to the Polish radio station Eska Rock: The Telegraph has a feature on the album based upon interviews with Gillan and Paice (caveat: it may or may […]

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Never thought of doing that

Paicey reacts to Tosh Petersen’s take on Fireball

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Mesmeric on the audience

Roger Glover and Ian Paice appeared on the Consequences Uncut podcast talking to Greg Prato about the upcoming Machine Head remix. The interview itself starts at around 5’45” into the podcast and continues at 12’20” after a commercial break.

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Cat’s foot iron claw

Ian Paice took part in a King Crimson tribute “celebration and reinvention” album Reimagining The Court Of The Crimson King due out on April 19, 2024, via Cleopatra Records. He is featured on the opening track 21st Century Schizoid Man, which has been released as a single. I had the great privilege of seeing Crimson […]

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Before the smoke hit the water

Roger Glover and Ian Paice are unboxing the super deluxe edition of the Machine Head remix

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We’ll make it twenty!

In this interview with Australia’s Noise11, Ian Paice revisits the past, sometimes criminal, often not so much.

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An unexpected bonus

An update to the charity auction that ends tomorrow, March 7: Ian throws in a seat next himself on stage at a Deep Purple gig of your choice.

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There be cobras

Last year’s December visit to India has certainly renewed the interest in the band in that country’s press. Just witness the string of interviews promoting Machine Head 2024 remix. Here is another one, with Ian Paice.

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