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The supergroup that almost was

Louder has published online the story of Baby Face that originally appeared back in 2012 in the Classic Rock magazine issue 176. It’s a well written piece with quotes from Colin Hart and Paicey. Here’s how the drummer summarises the project’s fate: Phil’s voice was staggering, wonderful. But he couldn’t play, at least not to […]

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Drumming is mathematics

Paicey is pitching a new original track my Yoyoka (watch inside)

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Soaring like an eagle

Ian Paice and Steve Morse were guests on the recent Hangin’ & Bangin’ podcast, and that’s with Carmine and Vinny Appice in attendance. Behold the rock’n’roll royalty convention, where Steve tells about learning to fly from the birds, and Paicey explains peculiarities of the Cockney rhyming slang.

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Voice that shone through

Paicey remembers Gary Brooker, who passed away on February 19, 2022, at the age of 76.

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Piña coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain

Everett Post (which hails from Washington state) has a short piece based around an interview with Ian Paice on the occasion of the band visiting across the continent state of Florida. About the Rock Legends Cruise that departed on February 14: I’m not trying to get any pre-formed ideas about it. I’m sure it’ll be […]

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The Deep Purple Rockshow

Radio BOB! in Germany has a monthly show hosted by our own Ian Paice and Don Airey. The Deep Purple Rockshow is on the air every first Saturday of the month from 18:00 to 19:00. We are being told that the radio announcement also mentioned that from time to time they might be joined by […]

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From Hush to Gimme Some Lovin’

Goldmine magazine has a six-page feature on Turning to Crime in their February/March 2022 issue. It is written by Dave Thompson and based around an interview with Ian Paice. Vintage Rock magazine has has a 2-page article on the Green Bullfrog project in their February/March 2022 issue. And last, but not least, Classic Rock has […]

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It’s a moving silhouette

In this new installment of the Drumtribe, Paicey provides us with the fascinating look behind the scenes of how the sausage is made. Here is a video of pre-production rehearsal for the Bodyline from Now What?!

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The last common ancestors

It’s not that we can quote a preeminent scientific publication in every news item here on THS, but today’s the day. An article in Communications Biology, a Nature family journal, enticingly entitled Miniaturization during a Silurian environmental crisis generated the modern brittle star body plan deals with 420+ million years old fossils of modern starfish […]

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How the drummer does it

Paicey talks how he got back in shape for recording of Turning to Crime after the somewhat forced pandemic hiatus, and shares his practice footage.

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