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Lemme tell ya, them guys ain’t dumb

At a Q&A session held during the recent Rock’n’Roll Fantasy Camp in California, Ian Paice mentioned that the new album will be released most likely at the end of April and that they are working on the cover right now. The record company does not want them to release any information so they cannot talk […]

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Roll over Beethoven

German city of Bonn is celebrating the 250th birthday of their son Ludwig van Beethoven in 2020. In the occasion, gallerist Peter Wierny has initiated a tribute project with national and international artists contributing objets d’art and memorabilia. Roger Glover has contributed a painting (see above). When Ian Paice played in Bonn last November, he […]

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The loudest jazz band in the world

There are several old-ish features on Louder (online successor to the Classic Rock Magazine), done by Geoff Barton and published over the past few years. February 2015 saw a series of profiles on individual band members that were published in anticipation of the R’n’R Hall of Fame induction. Unlike the HoF people, Geoff knows his […]

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Fantasy camp with Steve and Paicey

Ian Paice and Steve Morse will reprise their Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp appearance at another event to be held February 13-16, 2020, in Hollywood, California. This camp is billed (no less) as British Rock Royalty Vol.3 and alongside messrs. Paice and Morse will feature Jon Anderson of Yes and Rolling Stones keyboard player Chuck […]

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Must’ve been some friends of ours

An excerpt from Rod Stewart’s biography: On top oft he graffiti and the disruption, relations between the Faces and their hoteliers were not improved by our habit of inviting the entire audience back to our hotel after the show. I would issue the invitation from the stage, telling everyone where we were staying and what […]

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Guilty on all counts

The Decibel Report has an exuberantly written review of one of the shows Paicey did with the Buddy Rich band in London last month. ‘Twas a hot summer’s night and waiting in the VIP queue outside the venue whilst awaiting the first show of the day to end one could feel gentle excitement mounting. This […]

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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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Busy summer for Paicey

Despite the prolonged lull in Deep Purple touring, Paicey is keeping himself busy by playing with various bands around Europe. Having just finished a jazz residency in London, he is heading to Italy for June 2 gig with a local band, then off to Bulgaria, France, Belgium, and Germany to tour with Purpendicular. He is […]

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Paice Ashton Lord – “Malice In Wonderland”

When DEEP PURPLE disbanded in 1976, Jon Lord and Ian Paice decided to start a new band, not trying to recreate what they already had with DEEP PURPLE but to explore new musical directions. As frontman they recruited singer and keyboard player Tony Ashton. Jon Lord had already collaborated with Tony Ashton composing the soundtrack […]

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Paice Ashton Lord – “Malice In Wonderland” reissue

On May 17, earMUSIC will reissue “Malice In Wonderland”, the first (and only) album by Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord. “Malice in Wonderland” will be released as Digipak, limited gatefold LP and as digital album. Besides the original tracks, the reissue also contains 8 new mastered tracks that were planned for the second […]

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