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Twice postponed, once cancelled

[Updated July 2] Tonight’s (June 25) Whitesnake show at the Rock Imperium Festival in Cartagena, Spain has been cancelled due to reasons, ahem, not quite adequately explained.

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A lad from Saltburn-by-the-Sea

David Coverdale was a guest on the June 23 issue of the Rock and Roll High School podcast, hosted by Atlantic Records A&R boss Pete Ganbarg. It was recorded some time before the start of the current tour. It’s a lengthy affair at 1 hour and 24 minutes, so we’ve skimmed through it for your […]

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They sure know where they’ve been

Whitesnake legend Bernie Marsden hosted a special evening at Coles Book Shop in Bicester, England on Thursday, May 12, to celebrate the vinyl release of his recent albums of blues standards Kings and Chess.

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Inching up on number one

Another prolific musician professes his love for Deep Purple, and this time it’s Steve Vai. In his interview to My Planet Rocks he said: Well, when I was a kid, I was a huge Deep Purple fan. I was so bummed when Ritchie Blackmore left the band, when those guys left and they weren’t in […]

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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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DJ Coverdale

David Coverdale will host a new six part show on UK’s Planet Rock radio. The first of the shows will air this coming Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 1pm, with special guest Joe Elliott. Subsequent installments will broadcast the same time weekly until April 16th. Planet Rock radio is available in the UK on DAB, […]

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Sail your ship across the water

Deep Purple managed to play one show on board of the rock cruise before it went sideways. Here’s a clip from it with a rising rendition of Perfect Strangers

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Celebrator of all colours, shapes, and sizes

David Coverdale was recently interviewed by the Radio Forrest podcast. New projects, reissues, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame, Coverdale/Page, and a few other things were discussed.

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It’s Burrn!

25th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Restless Heart album is the cover story of issue #2022-02 of the Japanese Burrn! magazine. This issue also includes an interview with Roger Glover about the Deep Purple’s first album of covers.

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Complete circle

Don Airey was interviewed for the Rolling Stone Unknown Legends series. It’s a long form interview, with a lot of ground covered — from the humble beginnings in a cruise ship house band to the next Purple gigs, once again on a cruise ship. And everything in between. So how did the Rainbow period start? […]

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