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A baby that didn’t grow much

Greek site Rockpages has interviewed Bernie Marsden on the occasion of his recent release Chess. The extended and rather interesting conversation invariably turned onto his days with PAL and Whitesnake: Rockpages.gr: I was reading the Classic Rock magazine lately with an interview of yours where you said that the best album you’ve ever made was […]

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Ain’t no love

On November 26 the professional Purple tribute band Purpendicular played a gig at La Traverse in Cléon, France. Paicey once again joined them on drums, and the lineup featured another Purple family veteran — Neil Murray on bass. The setlist, quite understandably for the occasion, included several Whitesnake numbers: Highway Star Walking in the Shadow […]

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Willy Wonka’s golden ticket

There is a David Coverdale feature in the British newspaper The Independent. He began writing “secret little poems”, which eventually became lyrics once he’d taught himself the chords to The Yardbirds’ 1965 single “For Your Love”, and as a teenager he sang in a handful of local bands. Then, in 1973, destiny came calling while […]

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The house of Whitesnake

David Coverdale appeared on the Appetite for Distortion podcast promoting the Restless Heart remaster. He swears up and down that he’s going to retire from touring “at this level” after the upcoming 2022 Whitesnake tour.

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It is what it is

Rolling Stone magazine is on a family tree streak with an in-depth profile of Neil Murray for their Unknown Legends series. Was the cover of Lovehunter created to cause controversy? It’s pretty out there. I guess to an extent. But it was really more of a management idea than anything to do with the band. […]

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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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A concept album about oysters

David Coverdale spoke to Planet Rock on the occasion of him being the recipient of their Rocks Honours Award. This another one of those relaxed video chats that became popular during the pandemic (and, hopefully, never going away). Enjoy!

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88 inches of therapy wrapped around that Jaguar

The hairspray version of Whitesnake’s Here I Go Again re-entered the charts in the week of May 13, 2021. It went straight to #1 on Billboard Hot Hard Rock Songs chart with 2.5 million US streams (up 22%) and 1,000 downloads sold (up 178%). The renewed interest in the track is attributed to the death […]

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Restoring balance to the Universe

Ian Paice was recently interviewed by an outfit called Raised On Radio. Oblivious to a hit, the steamy Knebworth, a comedy act that made no money, getting caught by the labour of love, and importance of brand names — it’s all here.

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Nipples popping out

David Coverdale talks to a couple of Canadian dudes, promoting the latest tricolour Whitesnake compilatons. Also on the agenda: Jon Lord’s left hand, the flying Dutchmen, singing about lunches, Coverdale/Page, wildfires, classical artists, and many other things.

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