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One is symbolic of simplicity

Couple of interviews promoting =1 that by now, frankly, sound a bit redundant, but here they are for the sake of completeness. Roger Glover spoke to ABC News: Glover said Gillan once questioned how big of an equation someone could come up with where the answer would equal one, then had a mathematician friend come […]

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What feels and sounds right

Bass Player magazine has a short article about Roger Glover’s playing style, with a couple of quotes from the man himself. I believe in playing simply, because of the virtuosity that surrounds me in the rest of the band. I have to be the bedrock for them to lie on and do what they do […]

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Can’t just stop writing

Houston Press has a feature on Deep Purple based around an interview with Roger Glover. It starts with =1, weaves through the history of the band, and arrives at the upcoming North American tour. In the pursuance of music journalism, it’s not often that the subject of a scheduled interview tells you right off the […]

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Rain all day, and no piano

Louder Sound reprints a Classic Rock feature on Roger Glover’s Butterfly Ball that originally appeared in the magazine in June 2018. Of all the many Deep Purple offshoots and projects, there’s none more fanciful or just plain quirky than Roger Glover’s The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast. A poem for children written in 1802 […]

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German publicity

Several German magazines chose Deep Purple to put on the covers of their recent issues. Eclipsed magazine issue #261 (06/24) has 50 years of Burn as the cover story. The magazine can be ordered through the publisher, albeit delivery is available only to selected European countries. Classic Rock Germany issue #131 has Deep Purple’s upcoming […]

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Right where it happened

Deep Purple are performing again at the Montreux Jazz Festival this year on July 8, and the day before, on July 7 Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, and Roger Glover will be participating in a workshop event held by The Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation (MJAF). If Montreux is known far and wide, it’s thanks in no […]

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Only Rog can rock him

Roger Glover and Joe Lynn Turner are among the guest musicians on Michael Schenker’s new album of UFO remakes. It is called My Years with UFO and is due to be released on September 20, 2024, via earMUSIC. Track listing Natural Thing (feat. Dee Snider, Joel Hoekstra) Only You Can Rock Me (feat. Joey Tempest, […]

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A character on stage

Roger, Paicey, and Simon discuss Simon’s first gig with Deep Purple.

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This time in English

The latest (#44, June-July 2024) issue of the Rock Candy magazine has Q&A with Roger Glover, and a feature on Black Country Communion and their new album. The issue can be purchased directly from the publisher for £7 (plus £2 UK/£5 abroad postage for the dead-tree format).

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With baby face on the cover

Sweden Rock Magazine issue #5/2024 features the 1971 Blackmore/Paice/Lynott project Babyface as their cover story, with a seven-page feature inside. Also in the issue: 4-page feature on the current Deep Purple, with Roger Glover being interviewed. The magazine also mentions that “Glenn Hughes has finished writing the music for his first solo album since 2016”. […]

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