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That didn’t go down well with the drummer…

Some time late last year “el histórico bajista de Deep Purple” Roger Glover spoke to Chilean Radio Futuro about staying at home, space flights, lockdowns, best cups of coffe, and of course, music.

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So much fun doing this band

Louder Sound has a new feature on Turning to Crime, and it starts without mincing the words too much: People often think a covers album is a sign of having run out of ideas, having a contract to fulfil, or maybe both. Deep Purple’s new covers album Turning To Crime is neither The article is […]

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There was nothing they couldn’t do

Don Airey spoke to a trade magazine Sound & Vision. While his interview is promising to be a delight to all keyboard geeks out there, there’s also something in it for the rest of us. Mike Mettler: I’m sure you must enjoy threading the lineage between you and your predecessor, Jon Lord [Deep Purple’s founding […]

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Turning to Crime 2.0

Tired of consuming whatever unhealthy foods you consume this time of the year and mindless small talk? Here’s another form of mindless entertainment for you — two dudes (one of whom you might have heard of) discuss Purple’s latest album (spoiler: both are not satisfied with track selection) and imagine how they’d like this to […]

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What would Benny Goodman’s drummer want with me?

Don Airey spoke to the Hawai’i Public Radio for their Off The Road series of interviews. In today’s feature, Don takes us back to the beginning of the pandemic for a scary episode from the earliest days of the crisis. He also details how the band decided to do an all-covers album, and shares a […]

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Landing in a wet sandpit

Ian Gillan has appeared on the Hawksbee and Jacobs Daily podcast on December 14, 2021, to talk about his career as a pole vaulter.

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More Crime in the press

Deep Purple are featured on the cover of Rolling Stone Hebdo in France, issue #62 dated November 26, 2021, with an interview inside. Naturally, it’s all in French. Across the channel, there is also a Purple feature in the February 2022 issue of the MOJO magazine, the one with Neil Young on the cover: DEEP […]

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Turning to Crime in the charts

Turning to Crime didn’t make it in the charts as far as its predecessors. But consider this: at any other time such recording would probably be relegated to a bonus disk for some tour edition of a “proper” album. So, not too too bad, all things considered. Send us any missing information — with proof […]

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Secret codes for buried treasure

Ian Gillan spoke to BBC Radio, which resulted in a very interesting, slightly off-the-beaten-path conversation. The last time we spoke, we were talking about the dreaded aging process, and I remember you humorously said to me that you walk down the road and listen for a clank to see what’s dropped off next. How are […]

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Five youngsters living life to the fullest

Here is a roundup of Turning to Crime reviews from the web that passed through our mailbag over the past couple of weeks. Patch.com: Deep Purple’s new, vibrant covers disc, “Turning to Crime,” is a raucous, exhilarating effort, the latest achievement from a classic, timeless, and seemingly ageless band. Deep Purple make the songs their […]

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