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Whoosh previews

The band’s record company posted this preview today. Here’s another chance to judge the album before listening to it in its entirety. 😉

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Getting the facts straight

Ian Gillan spoke to Songfacts, explaining the lyrics for Throw my Bones and Nothing at All, before moving to “a few red lights”, “Perfect Strangers”, and “pony trekker”. Songfacts: What was the lyrical inspiration for the song “Throw My Bones”? Gillan: “Throw My Bones” is something that people did in prehistoric times to see if […]

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Listening party in Helsinki

Perfect Strangers of Finland will be hosting a Whoosh pre-release listening party tomorrow, August 4, 2020, at The Riff in Helsinki. The album will be played twice in its entirety, first round starting at 18:00 local time. Caveat: the actual listening is still contingent on the mailman delivering the album in time 😉 What: Whoosh […]

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Whoosh early reviews

Several Whoosh reviews from around the web, and they are all very, very positive. Get Ready to Rock: There’s no dip in quality; in fact just when you think there should be, track 9, three belters appears. Storming. The band do not sound like they are going to quit any time soon. Only actual physical […]

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Accidentals and dominants

Gotta Hear ’em All blog has a rather technical review of Nothing at All from the new album Whoosh. If you enjoy reading about E – D# – C# – B progressions and dominant tonic motions, you’ll enjoy this. It goes something like this: The key of the piece is predominantly E Major, with a […]

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What’s gonna happen when they’ll run out of movie titles?

Italian webzine Truemetal has a lengthy interview with Roger Glover, which was done by an obvious fan. That makes it twice as interesting for us as the usual fare from the mainstream press (even the musical mainstream press). This album is the band’s twenty-first over more than 50 years of career. I guess this is […]

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Unboxing Whoosh

Paicey is unboxing the Whoosh box set. The album is due for release on August 7, finally!

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Sounds like a punk group, Rainbow

Graham Bonnet spoke to the Antihero Magazine, promoting a new Alcatrazz album — their first studio offering since 1986. The conversation also ventured into the Rainbow theme. ANTIHERO: I read quite some time ago that you said hard rock music wasn’t something that came naturally to you as a vocalist. Graham Bonnet: Yeah. ANTIHERO: Here […]

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We live in hope

Roger Glover is doing publicity blitz for the new album, and was a guest on Detroit radio WRIF yesterday, July 27, talking to a slightly clueless, but typically enthusiastic classic rock radio DJ.

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The Lockdown Sessions

The Dead Daisies digital EP, called The Lockdown Sessions, will be released on July 17 via German label SPV. The Lockdown Sessions contains four acoustic tracks recorded during the global pandemic lockdown: Unspoken Righteous Days 30 Days In The Hole (Humble Pie cover) Fortunate Son (Deen Castronovo on lead vocals) The first three tracks in […]

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