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Flying Colors III

Mike Portnoy wrote to the world a couple of days ago: On my way to Nashville for the week to begin my drum tracks for the new @FlyingColors album! We have 10 songs written and we are shooting/hoping for a late summer/early fall 2019 release if all goes well…(& yes, praying that the stars align […]

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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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Rubik’s cube that can’t be solved

Steve Morse and Sterling Ball (CEO of Ernie Ball Music Man) discuss the future of electric guitar and why it is not going away any time soon. This discussion with Australian Musician magazine ahead of the Melbourne Guitar Show was prompted by recent financial troubles of Gibson and some media being quick to declare “end […]

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Not the most modern guy

Steve Morse gave an overview of his touring gear to the Music Radar, including his new guitar — an Ernie Ball Steve Morse 30th Anniversary. This is the most simplified version. For the first time ever it’s got an active circuit. I’ve been resisting this for a long time, but I know John Petrucci and […]

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Lost in translation

On the day of Deep Purple show in Kiev, an interview with Steve Morse appeared in the Ukranian The Koz Times. It said, among other things, — All stated that this farewell tour of Deep Purple. And you yourself have also decided that after the tour you leave the scene? For me personally, it’s a […]

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Steve Morse in Guitar Interactive

The latest issue of Guitar Interactive magazine (#55) features an extensive interview with Steve Morse recorded last November in Stockholm. There does not appear to be a way for us to show it here, so head over to their website to watch it.

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Steve Morse’s guitar stolen

Somebody stole my guitar….(Literally) At some point during the reunited Dixie Dregs set up for the show at the Lincoln Theatre, Washington D.C. a one off acoustic/electric guitar was stolen. Having owned the guitar for over 30 years Steve is obviously eager to get it back, and so is offering a reward for its safe […]

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Dixie Dregs reunion and Rainbow goes east

Dixie Dregs will tour the States in March, reuniting the lineup that recorded their first major label album — the 1977 Free Fall — Steve Morse and Rod Morgenstein will be joined by Allen Sloan, Steve Davidowski, and Andy West. 8 dates in total have been announced so far, starting with Atlanta on March 3, […]

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Steve Morse – Ultimate Guitar interview

A lengthy, technical at times, and very interesting interview with Steve Morse has appeared on the website of Ultimate Guitar. UG: What’s the Purple album and solo you’re most proud of? Steve: I don’t know. I don’t dwell too much on the albums or the solos. In a way it’s like children you give up […]

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From Chuck Berry to Bach

Roger Glover, Chuck Berry, Jon Hiseman, Roger Glover once again, Paicey’s father, John McLaughlin, and J.S. Bach — what do they all have in common? Watch About the band part 3 to find out.

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