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The drill sergeant you love

Steve Morse spoke to Innerviews, which resulted in an interview that is as interesting as it is long. Set aside some time and read it in full. Meanwhile here is a morsel to wet your appetite — Steve talking about Bob Ezrin: This is the third album in a row Bob Ezrin has produced for […]

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We called an album Bananas once…

Roger Glover spoke to Australia’s HEAVY Magazine, talking about the news album, resurgence of vinyl, success, fame, and fortune (and lack thereof).

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Creation and recreation

Paicey spoke to Forbes about the new album Whoosh. While he may not have said something groundbreaking that had not been said elsewhere, it’s good to see the band getting exposure in mainstream media (and along with CNN and Fox News that makes as mainstream in American media as it can get). But Paicey is […]

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Rock’n’roll is a very limited genre

Paicey spoke to Italian Radio Freccia, and boy, did they dig deep! Pondering existential cosmology and infinity. And occasionally speaking about music.

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The many shades of Deep Purple

Roger Glover spoke to the Den of Geek, which resulted in a rather interesting album overview and interview about band democracy, extinctions, the evils of producing Barbie Benton, the virtues of singing in the rain, and many other things. Whoosh! is a timeless timepiece. It doesn’t carry the quantized perfection of 2020 music. The songs […]

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Family men talking network latencies

Here’s another of Roger Glover’s interviews with classic rock radio stations, and this time it’s actually quite interesting. Roger gives status update on his memoir, talks about jamming in the pandemic, his domestic habits, shoving something up somebody’s arse, icing on the cake, and of course, the new album.

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Genius of human imagination

Ian & Ian talk about why the new album wasn’t recorded in Timbuktu.

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Perfect, but not good

Alteria of Strange Kind of Women fame interviewed Ian Paice for Virgin Radio Italy. Among many other things, they talk about how the album, which was finished a full year ago, seems to be foreseeing the pandemic that hit us now, Paicey’s formative teenage years, touring prospects for the next year, how the technology is […]

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Whoosh! in the charts

This article is being continuously updated with the new information. The first chart positions are in and the new Deep Purple album Whoosh! has entered the daily iTunes charts on the day if its release, August 7, in several countries: Germany, France, and Brazil at #1, Italy #2, UK #3, Spain #4, Australia #8, Canada […]

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Them decadent riffs

A few select reviews of Whoosh from the press we haven’t covered before. And if the album seemingly has split the fanbase down the middle, critics’ reaction has been pretty much overwhelmingly positive. Associated Press (and being AP, it’s been reprinted all over the place; no score given): Any ensemble still willing and able to […]

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