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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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Strange Kind of Women

There is a terrific cover band out in Italy which also happens to be an all-girl band. They are fittingly called Strange Kind of Women. Ian Paice did a guest gig with them in March 2019 and now is giving them a shoutout on his DrumTribe channel: Strange Kind of Women are: Alteria – vocals […]

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Paice Ashton Wakeman

GasTank was a short lived in the early 80s show on British TV hosted by Rick Wakeman and Tony Ashton. Musicians were invited to be interviewed and jam with the house band. When Paicey got on the show, Resurrection Shuffle just had to be performed.

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The right thing for the piece of music

Paicey does a drum clinic, sharing some anecdotage from his illustrious career and playing some drums in between.

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Tracking Out of Hand

Another gem from Paicey’s private video stash — the band tracking Out of Hand for their 2013 album Now What?!

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Black caviar and maple

Just like he promised last time around, Paicey keeps getting us entertained in these trying times by showing off his drum room. Which looks more like a drum warehouse 😉

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Boss. Timekeeper. Me.

How to keep your drum tech happy, how to use big drums, how to deal with the jetlag, when to use click tracks, and what will cost you money — this, and more on the new installment of The Chief Answers your Questions.

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