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David the archaeologist

Blabbermouth has several quotes from David Coverdale’s interview published in the May 2017 issue of the Sweden Rock Magazine (the one with Gillan on the cover). About reissuing the hairspray era Whitesnake albums: We had digital transfers made of all… ‘Slide It In’, ‘Slip Of The Tongue’, the ’87 album… ‘Cause they’re all coming up […]

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Whitesnake In full flight

Wymer is preparing to ship another limited edition photobook, this time on Whitesnake. Whitesnake In Full Flight is a fully independent publication: A collection of concert photos and behind the scenes shots of David Coverdale’s Whitesnake during the bands classic early years from 1978 – 1981. With over 130 concert photos from UK gigs they […]

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Here I Go Again ‘spotting

Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again, as so ever expertly crafted by Messrs Coverdale and Marsden, could be recently seen on TV on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Pictures from Shizuoka

Kei Ono took some excellent pictures at the Whitesnake gig in Shizuoka on October 10. There is more where it came from. Check out Kei’s Flikr gallery. Fun fact: the night before, on October 9, Whitesnake headlined the second day of Loud Park 16, a two day festival in Saitama. An ex-snakeman Doug Aldrich played […]

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Back to school

Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again (the hairspray remake version) is being used in a new Walmart back-to-school commercial in the states:

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Coverdale drops a hint

A summer Whitesnake tour was announced a couple of days ago. The tour is no longer billed under Purple moniker, but will be a regular greatest hits tour. What’s interesting, however, is the press blurb that accompanied the announcement: We are truly excited & looking forward to playing at [venue du jour] in 2016 on […]

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Not just yet

David Coverdale spoke to Metropolis Radio from Macedonia some time before the show in the country on November 25. Along with now familiar story of how The Purple Album came into being, he also explained that this was supposed to wrap up his career, but he felt so revitalized that he started writing new music: […]

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New dates for Whitesnake, Hughes, and Paice

Our Purple calendar has been updated. A whole bunch of new Whitesnake dates in Connecticut, Florida, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri had been added to this summer US tour. Glenn Hughes has announced a 10-gig UK tour in October. And last, but not least, Ian Paice will make an appearance at a festival in Italy […]

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Mmmm, harmonies

Yesterday, June 9, Whitesnake played a gig in Glenn Hughes’ neghbourhood — Beverly Hills, California. You can guess what happened. (watch inside)

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Coverdale’s Purple Tour

David Coverdale is sticking to his guns during the current Purple Tour with Whitesnake performing no less than eight (silly me) nine Purple songs live. Here’s the setlist from the opening night of the tour — May 28 gig in Airway Heights, WA: Burn Lay Down, Stay Down Love Ain’t No Stranger Gypsy Give Me […]

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