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Vincent Price will be the new single

Vincent Price will be the next single from Now what?!, to be released on June 7 as a download, CD single and seven-inch transparent vinyl. It will be backed by the slightly infamous First Sign Of Madness, which previously was available only as a bonus track in one the the big box chains in Germany.

Thanks to Blabbermouth for the info.

17 Comments to “Vincent Price will be the new single”:

  1. 1
    Jason Hillenburg says:

    Shoulda been first. 🙂

  2. 2
    Rasmus Heide says:

    Deep Purple are making a real promo video? Well, blow me down, what’s the world coming to?!

    Top marks to earMUSIC for keeping the excellent momentum going on this truly spellbinding album. Seriously.

  3. 3
    Gavin Stilgoe says:

    Yes best track on the album

  4. 4
    Trygve Johan Solheim says:

    Kick ass!

  5. 5
    micaloneus says:


  6. 6
    Scott says:

    Anyone noticed That Ian Paice was behind one of his old LUDWIG Drum kits. Not the Ringo Black oyster kit. It’s the smaller silver sparkle one he used around 1971 before he went to the custom built sliver sparkle with the 26″ kick drum and the massive size 16″ rack tom. He even had the Deep Purple Drum head with his name on it.

    I wish Ian would go back to LUDWIG. Never like the sound of his Pearl drums.

  7. 7
    John Tob says:

    Is it my fading eyesight but do things get a bit cheeky and risqué at the 0.06sec mark.
    As for the Now What?! album It’s beautiful. Oh yes it’s beautiful. It’s beautiful.
    Im mesmerised by it’s structure vocally and musically.


  8. 8
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    At 6 Scott, Great observation. Have to love nostalgia. Funnily enough, during a chat with Alan White years ago, my buddy was wearing a Pearl shirt. Will not quote Alan here to be politically correct, but he mocked their origin and we were rolling in laughter….


  9. 9
    LRT says:

    Love the drum kit!

  10. 10
    Jim says:

    @Scott: At first glance, it’s very hard to tell. It’s definitely his Ludwig set-up from the past, BUT more than a few things make me doubt it – firstly, the bass drum legs are neither curved nor angled halfway. The drum tension lugs are not, as far as I can see, squared off, they look rounded. I can’t see the keystone on the top tom. The hardware is definitely NOT Ludwig of the day. The legs tell that right away. I’d say it’s very likely a modern Pearl kit made up to look Ludwig-ish. This would make sense given Paicey’s endorsement contract with Pearl. The only thing that looks remotely Ludwig to me is the legs on the snare stand, and that’s at a bad angle. Ludwig in the day, either had tubular legs on their hardware or single legs. They never came out with double-trussed legs for a long time after. I switched to Pearl hardware myself because of that. I’m looking at a 1981 Ludwig catalogue right now, and all the hardware legs are tubular. Paicey went to Pearl around 1982, so he wouldn’t have owned a Ludwig kit with any modern double-trussed legs. I own a Ludwig kit from1972 (Yes, it is silver sparkle) with some parts from the 1960’s, so I know the brand very well. The drum head could easily be made up by whomever (Most likely Remo), and there is no Ludwig on it, as Paicey’s ALWAYS had. Cheers & all the best! Jim

  11. 11
    micke says:

    Body Line would make a great single, maybe THE best!?

  12. 12
    Carlos (from Paraguay) says:

    Vincent Price is Deep Purple!!! with this last song of the album Deep Purple is back!!! All the album is a great album, but this song is amazing!!! I think the tour has to start with this song!!!cheers!
    “”It feels so good to be afraid, Deep Purple is back again””

  13. 13
    MacGregor says:

    Yes, always loved the Ludwig kits, I own Sonor myself, but always fantasized in my younger days of the Ludwig, Bonham also had them of course! Talking of drums & the Vincent Price song, Paice’s snare drum needs to be up in the mix a little more, it’s a heavy track, but the snare doesn’t have the crack to it! Cozy Powell & Bonham always had a cracking snare sound, that would really define this track, get that snare drum ‘out there’!

  14. 14
    Marije says:

    Vincent Price is totally awesome!!! Really love it 🙂

  15. 15
    Jim says:

    @ Scott again. I’m not one to not to correct a post I have made. I did see another picture of the VP session, and yes, it does indeed look like Paicey is on a Ludwig kit. I’m intrigued why the bass has straight spurs, and in the new picture, his 18″ floor tom looks like it’s silver or grey pearl, not silver sparkle like the others. The front lugs on the toms are covered with cob-webs, so that made it difficult to see the definition in those. They’re clearly Ludwig lugs in this picture. I still doubt the hardware is Ludwig, though. So you you were right! And yes, it is great to see! 🙂 Cheers! Jim

  16. 16
    Jack says:

    Yeah!! A Great track !!! It’ll be a great single!!! Give it radio airplay!!!! Greetings from Mexico!!! Purple forever!!!

  17. 17
    vanutrecht says:

    @Jim and Scott – well observed both of you. The drumkit is a silver sparkle from around 65, but no – IP has not returned to Ludwig. It´s in for nostalgia for the Vincent price blackandwhite movie issue and film. The drumhead is any cheep head bought and decorated for this very purpose – the lucky owner now is the owner of the Ludwig – Kit whom to find it was great luck! Neither the hardware nor the cymbals are original ones. I wonder none of you spotted that the sizes of the drums are smaller than IPs original Kit? I think he originally had a 24″ bass and a 14″ tom.
    Anyway – if you watch the video (release May 17th) don´t take everything for granted. Most is designed for the video – e.g. the organ is entirely built.
    Have fun watching!

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