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Live performance is the only thing that matters

A vintage interview with our ever so thoughtful Roger Glover, originally published in New Musical Express on October 14, 1972. Roger talks about some side project with Big Ian he’s working on (wonder what had happened to it), the impending release of Made in Japan, and wonders why the British press and radio do not […]

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A little more careful with the planet

A marathon-length interview with Ian Paice that we’ve announced a few days ago, has now been posted online. Listen if you have missed it the first time around. The interview itself starts at around 20 minute mark into the show. But hey, why skip? There are no annoying commercials and a good chunk of the […]

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Child in Time: the story behind the song

A short documentary from Dutch TV on the story behind this iconic Deep Purple tune, with interviews from Roger Glover and Ian Gillan.

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Something to look forward to

An interview with Ian Paice will appear on the Rob Sas Rock Show tomorrow, January 5, 2021. The show is on the air between 1-3pm Central // 7-9pm GMT via Pure Rock Radio. It should also (eventually) appear in the show archives. Paicey’s previous appearance on the show was quite delightful, so we’re all looking […]

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That time Jon wished he was an accountant instead

Another article originally published in New Musical Express on July 8, 1972. This one is by Tony Norman and based around an interview with Jon Lord that must have been taken, according to the description, during the day on July 1. The question discussed appears to be the rumours of the imminent split of the […]

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Bass Player time

Glenn Hughes is on the cover of the Bass Player UK magazine issue number 404. Apparently it is out since early December and probably marked as January 2021 due to the ongoing “calendar inflation” in magazine business. The inside story contains an interview that eventually should show up on Magzter. By the way, Roger Glover […]

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From one unrighteous brother to another

Glenn Hughes and Doug Aldrich were interviewed for eonmusic promoting the new Dead Daisies album. Of course, the conversation just couldn’t steer completely off the Purple connection. Doug, you’ve previously worked with David Coverdale in Whitesnake; what’s it like come from one unrighteous brother to another? DA: That’s a funny thing that these guys have […]

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A reputation and a name of sorts

Jon Lord’s press conference on September 13, 2003 outside of the Hell train station in Norway, prior to his performance at the Hell Blues Festival, and at the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim the next day. Some of you may have seen it (some may have been there), others not.

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White cliffs of Dover being re-chiseled

Second part of the fan interview with Roger Glover and Don Airey. This time they spoke to Chris Aston from the UK. This probably is as close as most of us will ever experience sitting in a pub with those two gentlemen. Enjoy!

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Not much of a carpenter

Edel had run a contest to interview the band in conjunction with the Whoosh! release. Anssi Herkkola from Finland was the winner and got to speak with Roger Glover and Don Airey. This produced a quite relaxed conversation with some off the beaten path questions. And good old THS gets a namecheck at the end. […]

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