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US mini tour in February

A handful of US dates centered around the cruise appearance in February 2023 went on sale today, November 18. Caveat: none of these have been confirmed by the band’s management at the time of this writing. These dates are now confirmed. In other tour news, Japanese dates in March 2023, as well as a couple […]

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Only the drummer remained

The Aquarian has a report from the October 30 Blackmore’s Night gig at the Sony Hall in New York. And it was a disaster. Many things went wrong at the concert, some very evident to the audience. A few songs into the performance, a fire alarm interrupted the performance several times. The musicians repeatedly asked […]

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Little bit of a musical snob

Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night were interviewed for their local paper Long Island Weekly, seemingly promoting their last album Nature’s Light that actually came out in March 2021. The mood throughout the album is one of lightness and brings to mind tankards of ale being tossed back, peasant blouses, madrigals, and the kind of fanfare […]

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Orchestra, orchestra, and lute

After Deep Purple wraps up their touring in November, Ian Gillan will do a short tour of Spain with an orchestra. It will be Prague Philharmonic that recently did a couple of similar gigs with JLT, once again conducted by Friedemann Riehle. Six dates are already on sale, with a possibility of more being added. […]

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Whitesnake cancels North American dates

Whitesnake is pulling out of their 2022 joint tour of United States and Canada with Scorpions. The following message from David Coverdale has appeared on the band’s website today, August 5: It is with profound disappointment and a heavy heart that I must announce that Whitesnake will no longer be able to join The Scorpions […]

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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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