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His last bow to America

Whitesnake have announced US and Canadian dates for their farewell tour. The trek will start on August 17, 2022, in New Hampshire and wrap up on October 21 in Las Vegas. Most of the dates DC & Co will be supporting Scorpions, with a few gigs headlining on their own: New Hampshire, Providence RI, and […]

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Piña coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain

Everett Post (which hails from Washington state) has a short piece based around an interview with Ian Paice on the occasion of the band visiting across the continent state of Florida. About the Rock Legends Cruise that departed on February 14: I’m not trying to get any pre-formed ideas about it. I’m sure it’ll be […]

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Waving the middle finger to Father Time

BraveWords has an illustrated review of the band’s first gig of 2022: If you are one of those who believe that there’s a certain age in which we are too old for rock n’ roll, any of the current members of Deep Purple would politely ask you to hold their beers. Despite being Steve Morse […]

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Caught in the act

The band have played their first live show in nearly 2 years yesterday, February 10, 2022, at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. Let’s see how the gentlemen have weathered the storm.

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Story of the Whitesnake songs

AntiMusic reports that a Whitesnake special will be shown on a US cable/satellite channel Reelz on February 19, 2022, at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. It will be a part of the Story of Their Songs series. Spawned from the mind of former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale the British rock band Whitesnake first appeared on […]

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Breaking the Band

US cable/satellite channel REELZ will premiere a Whitesnake documentary as a part of their Breaking the Band series, on August 22 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Whitesnake was the brainchild of former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale. They appeared on the English music scene in 1978 with raunchy lyrics and a big blues rock […]

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Ear candy instead of eye candy

David Coverdale spoke to WFPK radio which broadcasts out of Louisville, Kentucky. They talked about about Red, White and Blue trilogy of Whitesnake compilations, the state of his health (DC had his hernia surgery recently), the ongoing pandemic, and many other things.

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We’re talking about state of the art

Roger Glover was on WLVQ radio a few days ago, having another one of those “Mr Grover ‘n’ Mr Gillian” moments — speaking about Whoosh for one second, and then retelling the story behind Smoke for the umpteenth time.

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Family of rock

David Coverdale’s local Tahoe Quarterly has a piece on him, his family, and their mansion in Incline Village that they had recently put on the market. It was published in the Winter 2019-2020 edition, which was out some time in November 2019. Born in a seaside town in North Yorkshire, England, Coverdale moved to the […]

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It’s not just the virus

David Coverdale announced today that all remaining Whitesnake tours for 2020 — the mainland Europe, the UK, and the double header with Sammy Hagar in the US — are now cancelled.

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