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Made in dire circumstances

Roger continues promoting the 52nd anniversary Machine Head remix in Indian press: “It’s all going according to the plan- we sat down and said ‘let’s write an iconic song’… of course things don’t happen that way!,” laughs Roger Glover, one part of the legendary rock band Deep Purple over a video call. The band’s most […]

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That mix of naive and finesse

Roger Glover was interviewed by Zeenews India and he shared his retrospection and introspection: Q: Deep Purple have been the legends of rock and roll, it is the timelessness of your music and the appeal, that has been passed on to generations. What do you think is the timeless appeal of your music? Roger Glover: […]

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Be professional, be reliable

Bob Daisley was interviewed by the Rock Daydream Nation podcast about his days in Rainbow.

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Chicken pickin’ counterpoint

Steve Morse talks to Rick Beato and plays some music. Dig in!

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Named after Glenn Miller

Louder Sound is reposting an interview with Glenn Hughes, first published in 2020. Flying away from the site of the California Jam, Glenn Hughes only twigged that he wasn’t actually under arrest when the ‘policewoman’ sharing his helicopter took off her hat, shook her hair loose and knelt down to unzip his white satin trousers. […]

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Like a normal pub band

India’s Deccan Herald has a short interview with Simon McBride: The Irish singer-guitarist joined Deep Purple officially last year as a replacement for Steve Morse. He is set to perform in Bengaluru on Saturday and Sunday with members Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, Don Airey and Roger Glover for BookMyShow Live’s newest IP, Bandland. McBride, who […]

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The secret to keep going

Don Airey was interviewed for Times of India: Back in the 60s, the music industry was all about the singers and the songwriters. That has come back now with Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, and Madonna. You don’t really hear about a keyboard player doing anything great or a guitar player. It’s come back to the […]

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Big tourist in the mornings

Apparently, Deep Purple’s visit to India is making a splash in the local press. This time, Don Airey was interviewed by the Hindustan Times: Speaking to us about the current popular music, keyboardist Don Airey shares, “It’s slightly annoying. You listen to an artiste like Taylor Swift and it’s all about spamming; it never stops! […]

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Stay true to your heart

Deep Purple have a couple of dates booked in India in December (with one of them having been already cancelled). Ian Paice was interviewed by Times Now via Zoom, and this resulted in a long form conversation. Paicey is a fabulous storyteller and makes even the story of the gambling house burning down sound fascinating. […]

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Have seen the world but haven’t

Ahead of the gig on the island on December 3, Ian Paice was interviewed by the Times of Malta. For legendary drummer Ian Paice, performing now is just as enjoyable as it has always been. “Oh, it’s always fun,” he said, speaking from his hotel room in Poland while on the road with Purpendicular, the […]

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