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Bob and Ray, and a Danish kennel

Paicey continues his Tales from the bar with a new batch of tall tales of one nascent band that eventually became known as Deep Purple.

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Back to the bierhaus

In the latest installment of Tales From the Bar Paicey reminisces about his stay in Hamburg in 1967 with The Maze and the shenanigans that ensued.

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The fire that burned

Ken Hensley — multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, producer, and founder of Uriah Heep — has passed away on November 4. Glenn Hughes pays him a tribute on social media: So deeply saddened to hear that my long time friend & Brother, for five decades, Ken Hensley @uriahheepofficial ,has passed. An incredible songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player, […]

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C’mon drummer, let it go

Paicey reacts to Stormbringer cover by a Russian tribute band Leonid & Friends.

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Drummers of note, part 2

Paicey’s Drummers of note continues today, October 29, with the second installment that will premiere in about 2 hours, or around 18:00 UTC. There will be a live chat available on Youtube.

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A jazz piece in 5/4

Paicey talks about his favourite drummers. Unsurprisingly, many of them come from jazz.

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He was a mighty guitarist

Craig from the venerable Everyone Loves Guitar podcast has put together a tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen. 16 prominent guitar players speak about EVH. That includes our own Steve Morse starting at 51:16 mark.

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Soul crushing in Milan

A new episode of Paicey’s Tales from the Bar. “This episode contains a stripper!”

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That was an improvement

Paicey’s Drumtribe is back after a brief hiatus with the next installment of Tales from the Bar — the early morning edition.

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The man who reinvented the guitar

Eddie Van Halen passed away on Tuesday, October 6, from complications due to cancer. Ritchie Blackmore paid tribute to the fellow guitar wizard: Eddie Van Halen was a brilliant guitarist who started a technique of guitar playing which was emulated by a whole generation of guitarists. He was one of the nicest musicians I ever […]

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