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Not like lumpy elephants in the sky

Back in 2008, Ultimate Guitar has published a 1975 vintage interview with Ian Gillan, conducted just before the release of Ian Gillan Band first album Child in Time. It is preceded by a long-winded explanation from the interviewer on how stupid he was in his younger years. On with the main course: Could someone find […]

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Every night should be a last hurrah

Publicity blitz on the occasion of Machine Head remix continues with Roger Glover’s interview to Rolling Stone India. What’s coming up for Deep Purple in 2024? Well, a lot of people want to know, ‘When are you going to end? When are you going to finish?’ I know some bands do this, they say, ‘Right, […]

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MH remix press compendium

Machine Head remix has certainly brought a wave of publicity to the band. We have collected them here instead of a multitude of individual posts. Roger Glover spoke to the Polish radio station Eska Rock: The Telegraph has a feature on the album based upon interviews with Gillan and Paice (caveat: it may or may […]

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Mesmeric on the audience

Roger Glover and Ian Paice appeared on the Consequences Uncut podcast talking to Greg Prato about the upcoming Machine Head remix. The interview itself starts at around 5’45” into the podcast and continues at 12’20” after a commercial break.

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Before the smoke hit the water

Roger Glover and Ian Paice are unboxing the super deluxe edition of the Machine Head remix

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A lovely circle

Here is the (apparently) complete Roger’s interview with Indian press, parts of which were featured previously on these pages.

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Made in dire circumstances

Roger continues promoting the 52nd anniversary Machine Head remix in Indian press: “It’s all going according to the plan- we sat down and said ‘let’s write an iconic song’… of course things don’t happen that way!,” laughs Roger Glover, one part of the legendary rock band Deep Purple over a video call. The band’s most […]

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That mix of naive and finesse

Roger Glover was interviewed by Zeenews India and he shared his retrospection and introspection: Q: Deep Purple have been the legends of rock and roll, it is the timelessness of your music and the appeal, that has been passed on to generations. What do you think is the timeless appeal of your music? Roger Glover: […]

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From the desk of Mr. Glover: Seijiro Udo R.I.P

SEIJIRO UDO R.I.P Sadly, one of the greatest promoters has passed on. Mr. Udo was not only a superb businessman but a deeply passionate advocate for music in Japan. He could always be counted on as a dignified and sincere presence in our lives. He and his remarkable team supported Deep Purple and many others […]

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Regret never changes anything

A vintage interview with Roger Glover, originally published in an issue of New Musical Express from February 12, 1972. He talks about Gillan’s illness that cancelled the US tour towards the end of the previous year, recording a new album in Switzerland, how it compares to Fireball, financials of the band, and the creative process: […]

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