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Steve the aviator

There are two things Steve Morse can talk about enthusiastically no end — guitars and airplanes. Here is an example of him doing mostly the latter. However, when the conversation slips to music at around the 11 minute mark, he mentions that the whole 2020 Deep Purple tour is in the process of being moved […]

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Like a donkey

We’re not sure where this is from and we don’t know who did the interview, but here it is — Jon Lord talking about the original performance of Concerto for Group and Orchestra. Enjoy!

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Entirely new game

Another interview with David Coverdale, in which he talks Slide It In remasters, his health issues, and offers his view of the post-pandemic world. When I got back from Asia [in March]… I started off in Australia, and the first show was in Melbourne. The second song is ‘Slide It In’, and there’s a big […]

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No quite yet

David Coverdale spoke to the Appetite for Distortion podcast clarifying his retirement comments from last week and he sounds like he’s not quite ready to retire yet: Appetite for Distortion · David Coverdale’s Slow an’ Easy approach to Quarantine | Ep. 189 I was asked a question, and I just thought it was amusing to […]

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Coverdale on his retirement

Speaking about “those who can afford to retire, will retire”, David Coverdale said just that in his interview to Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown on Detroit radio station WRIF. Besides retirement, he’s promoting a new Whitesnake compilation and talks about the fate of ’84 album, noting that 50% of that band is now gone. I have […]

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Unspoken and unplugged

Glenn Hughes and Doug Aldrich will perform an acoustic version of Unspoken — the first single from the new Dead Daisies album — live on Facebook on Sunday, April 19th, at 1:00pm PST. UNSPOKEN is the first powerhouse single to hit the digital airwaves from our highly anticipated finished album. Written during the bands first […]

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Steven darling

In a recent interview to Guitar World Steve Vai reminisces on his time in Whitesnake: David Coverdale had a lot of experience working with gifted players when you joined the fold and seems to be someone who really values the interplay between a frontman and a dazzling lead guitarist. What was he like to work […]

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Family of rock

David Coverdale’s local Tahoe Quarterly has a piece on him, his family, and their mansion in Incline Village that they had recently put on the market. It was published in the Winter 2019-2020 edition, which was out some time in November 2019. Born in a seaside town in North Yorkshire, England, Coverdale moved to the […]

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He also used to travel in a separate van

Steve Morse spoke to the Guitar World and (we think) it was the first time he went on record in such detail about his arthritis and how it affected his technique: For about 50 years, I played with my thumb and two fingers on the pick. It really helped me play with exceptional clarity and […]

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People are still not seeing the Rainbow

JLT was a guest on the 80’s Glam Metalcast, and he sounds like he’s still not over about Blackmore’s choice of personnel for the most recent Rainbow lineup and being smug about it: Selected quotes from the chat (as transcribed by Blabbermouth): Most people don’t know this true story, because I didn’t try to really […]

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