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Here and gone

Goldmine publishes a retrospective of “insightful glimpses into the band’s musical soul” taken from Roger Glover’s interviews that he gave to the magazine over the years. Roger Glover’s opinion on concert bootlegs When you’re in a band you really don’t know what you are, what you represent to fans. We know what we are between […]

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Rainbow: A Visual Biography

Another “visual” book pre-order — Rainbow: A Visual Biography by renowned Blackmorologist Jerry Bloom. From 1975, through the eighties, re-activated in the nineties and a slight return in 2016-18, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow took its fans on numerous journeys from the grandiose beginnings with Ronnie James Dio to the chart busting times with Graham Bonnet and […]

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Dan McCafferty R.I.P.

Roger Glover got in touch and asked us to post this message on the passing of Dan McCafferty: The news that Dan has died hits hard. A friend of over fifty years, we shared many a tour and much studio time. With his mischievous smile and, endowed with a unique voice of grit and whisky, […]

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Manny Charlton R.I.P.

The founding member of Nazareth guitarist Manuel “Manny” Charlton has passed away at the age of 80. Roger Glover writes: Very sad to hear that Nazareth’s guitarist, Manny Charlton, has died. I last met him about five years ago in Spain after losing touch for many years, and it was a lovely reunion. Nazareth played […]

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Best hummus ever

Deep Purple are resuming their touring in earnest today, May 22. The Jerusalem Post has a blurb ahead of the two shows in Israel welcoming the band to the country. Roger Glover was interviewed for the occasion: Maturity may have something to do with longevity, but it all depends on the personalities in the band. […]

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Era of peace

Jerusalem Post has an interview with Roger Glover promoting the band’s gigs in Israel that take place in late May. Yes, gigs — in addition to the twice rescheduled because of the pandemic gig in Tel-Aviv, there was a second date added recently in Jerusalem. These two dates signal the resuming of touring in earnest […]

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The story of Hush

Classic Rock has a piece titled The story of Hush, the song that blasted Deep Purple into the US charts and beyond, and it is exactly what it says on the cover. Complete with quotes from the man who at the time was living in the same general neigbourhood, albeit had very little to do […]

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It’s Burrn!

25th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Restless Heart album is the cover story of issue #2022-02 of the Japanese Burrn! magazine. This issue also includes an interview with Roger Glover about the Deep Purple’s first album of covers.

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A spiritual save

Roger Glover has contributed to a new book PRAVDAoNAZ: The Truth About Nazareth being prepared for publication by a Russian photographer and journalist Mikhail Vaneev. I’ll tell you something about Nazareth… they saved my life, maybe not literally, but spiritually. In June ’73, six months after we’d recorded Razamanaz, and after gruelling tours of Europe, […]

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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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