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Moore Blues for Gary

Several members of the Purple family paid tribute to the late Gary Moore by taking part in recording of Moore Blues for Gary – A Tribute To Gary Moore album due out on October 26 via Edel/earMUSIC. This tribute album is a brainchild of Bob Daisley, who had played bass with Gary since the early […]

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Hughes’ live downloads

Glenn Hughes will release live recordings of his shows from the upcoming US tour. The tour starts on August 25 in Westbury, NY, and he will be performing his Classic Deep Purple Live Mk3/4 set. The recording will be made available as digital downloads only and can now be pre-ordered at $11.95 each, $29.95 for […]

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Whitesnake Unzipped

If you prefer the non-screaming, soulful side of Coverdale’s voice, this one might be for you. Rhino Records is releasing a compilation of Whitesnake’s acoustic (or almost acoustic) tracks, titled Unzipped. The 5CD+DVD deluxe set will include a collection of live performances and studio outtakes. It will also be available in stripped down 1CD, 2CD […]

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Moving up the ladder

You’ll learn the story of a band with a singer who could not sing from a new promo video for the upcoming Javelins album posted today by earMUSIC.

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Vinyl reissues

Universal Music has announced that it will be reissuing 8 of the back catalogue albums on purple vinyl. This reissue includes: Machine Head Made in Japan Who Do We Think We Are Burn Stormbringer Made in Europe Come Taste the Band Last Concert in Japan All items are said to be new digital transfers of […]

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A few years later…

Record company has announced some release details for the Ian Gillan & The Javelins — a collection of rock’n’roll standards recorded by Big Ian with his first band (predating even Episode Six) earlier this year. In the early 1960’s, you might have seen The Beatles doing Chubby Checker’s ‘Twist and Shout’ at the Cavern Club […]

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Going Home for One of a Kind

Record company keeps promoting the latest Don Airey solo album with posting the title track One of a Kind. Meanwhile, some time ago Don released another solo album without much fanfare. That album is called Going Home. It is the jazz piano album that Don started mentioning he’s working on since a few years ago.

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Authentic 1962 vintage feel

Ian Gillan gave an interview to Finnish KaaosTV while being in the neighbouring Estonia. He revealed, among other things, that he has recorded an album of rock’n’roll standards with his first band The Javelins, which should be out some time in August. He also mentioned that he has solo and Rock Meets Classics orchestral tours […]

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A deputy organist at a local church

Don Airey will play the top billing at the HRH Prog Festival in Northern Wales this coming November. In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited he also hinted about more UK dates to come: Getting ready to do a four-month summer run of festivals with DP starting in Mexico in May, with perhaps a […]

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One of a Kind

Don Airey will release his new solo album One of a Kind on May 25, 2018 via earMusic. The album is touted as a “true classic hard rock gem with melodies, great riffs and solos” and features members of Don’s solo band Carl Sentance, Laurence Cottle, Jon Finnigan, and Simon McBride. It will be released […]

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