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Six String Salute

Six String Salute was a virtual concert held on September 17 to support all the crew members who found themselves out of their jobs due to the pandemic. One of the numbers featured there was a “progressive arrangement” of Stormbringer done by Joel Hoekstra on guitar, Dino Jelusić (Animal Drive, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) on vocals, Virgil […]

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Red, white, and blues

The August 2020 issue of the Japanese Burrn! magazine (the one that has an extensive feature on Deep Purple’s new album) actually has David Coverdale as the cover story. The 10-page interview inside promotes Whitesnake’s latest release — The Rock Album compilation. Our Japanese correspondent Akemi Ono translated the more interesting tidbits from the article […]

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No grey in Whitesnake

David Coverdale is keeping himself busy these days by fluffing the duvets and doing interviews promoting various Whitesnake compilations.

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Entirely new game

Another interview with David Coverdale, in which he talks Slide It In remasters, his health issues, and offers his view of the post-pandemic world. When I got back from Asia [in March]… I started off in Australia, and the first show was in Melbourne. The second song is ‘Slide It In’, and there’s a big […]

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No quite yet

David Coverdale spoke to the Appetite for Distortion podcast clarifying his retirement comments from last week and he sounds like he’s not quite ready to retire yet: Appetite for Distortion · David Coverdale’s Slow an’ Easy approach to Quarantine | Ep. 189 I was asked a question, and I just thought it was amusing to […]

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Coverdale on his retirement

Speaking about “those who can afford to retire, will retire”, David Coverdale said just that in his interview to Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown on Detroit radio station WRIF. Besides retirement, he’s promoting a new Whitesnake compilation and talks about the fate of ’84 album, noting that 50% of that band is now gone. I have […]

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Steven darling

In a recent interview to Guitar World Steve Vai reminisces on his time in Whitesnake: David Coverdale had a lot of experience working with gifted players when you joined the fold and seems to be someone who really values the interplay between a frontman and a dazzling lead guitarist. What was he like to work […]

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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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Slide it in on red vinyl

Whitesnake’s Slide It In will be released on red vinyl via Rhino/Warner on both sides of the Atlantic on April 10. The 2LP set will contain the 35th anniversary remix previously released on Disc 3 of the Super Deluxe set from early 2019). Slide It In was always meant to be a structured, more electric […]

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Virus bites the ‘snake

The ill-fated Whitesnake Japanese tour, that has already been rescheduled for March from October 2019, is now postponed until further notice due to “the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus”. We regret to announce that WHITESNAKE’S Japan Tour which had been scheduled for March has been unavoidably postponed due to the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus. […]

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