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Flying Colors Third Degree and tour

Flying Colors will release their third studio album — called Third Degree — in September 2019 via Mascot Records. The release will be accompanied by a brief tour, grand total of 10 dates. Five of them are stateside: MorseFest in Tennessee on August 30, followed by four shows quite literally squeezed in between Steve Morse’s […]

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Slide it in 35th anniversary edition

Rhino Records will release a 35th anniversary edition of Whitesnake’s Slide It In on March 22. The album is famous for vastly different versions released on the two sides of the Atlatic at the time. The European version, released in 1984 and produced by Martin Birch, featured Coverdale, Micky Moody, Mel Galley, Cozy Powell, Colin […]

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Yet another remaster

According to the Uncut magazine, Rhino will be re-releasing purple vinyl editions of In Rock and Fireball on November 23. Both albums are said to have been newly remastered by Andy Pearce and Matt Wortham from the original analogue tapes, and have been cut at half-speed by Barry Grint at Alchemy Mastering. Thanks to Uncut […]

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Butterfly Ball remaster

The same people responsible for the restoration and re-release of the Butterfly Ball video last year are now working on the remaster of the original album. The 3CD box set is due to be release on April 27 via Cherry Red Records and can be preordered via their website. DISC ONE Roger Glover And Friends […]

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Repackage, release, repeat

Parlophone will be re-releasing the Concerto’69, In Rock and Fireball repackaged as a 3CD box set on January 9. Curiously, Concerto track listing includes both the Hush / Wring That Neck / Child in Time trifecta and the 3rd Movement encore, somehow all squeezed on one CD (the 2002 remaster came out on 2CDs clocking […]

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Rainbow box sets

Two new Rainbow box sets are coming out. The first is an 8LP vinyl set called The Polydor Years. It contains Rainbow studio albums from Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to Bent out of Shape, plus On Stage. Finyl Vinyl is not included. The albums are straight copy of the originals content-wise, without any bonus tracks, and […]

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Tommy Bolin’s Zephyr remixed

Tommy Bolin’s early band Zephyr debut album was released as a deluxe 3CD box set on May 27 this year on Cleopatra Records. The album was remixed by the founding member and bassist of the band David Givens. The boxset sold so well (the label itself apparently has only 3 copies left in stock), that […]

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Another Made in Japan teaser

And this time it’s the one you most likely haven’t seen before 😉

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Made in Japan documentary teaser

Deep Purple (Overseas) has posted on YouTube a teaser for The Rise of Deep Purple MK II documentary (which, from this teaser, actually sounds more like The Fall of Deep Purple MK II 😉 ). The full documentary will be included on the DVD part of 4CD+DVD Made in Japan edition due out on May […]

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Made in Japan ‘2014 formats rundown

[Updated] Universal has announced that a new remaster of Made in Japan will be released (at least in the UK) on May 19, 2014. It will come in three gabazillions of different CD, vinyl, blu-ray, and download formats, which we will try to summarize here.

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