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“Smoke” clears ‘InTheStudio’ for the 40th anniversary of DEEP PURPLE’s Machine Head

April 16, 2012

Dallas, TX – April 16, 2012.  North American syndicated rock radio show InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands takes a look at Deep Purple’s Machine Head album which, along with led Zeppelin IV and Black Sabbath’s Paranoid, is widely considered to be the Holy Trinity of British hard rock.  Having successfully moved away Read More…


Deep Purple Heats Up Winnipeg’s MTS Centre

February 17, 2012

Examiner.com Deep Purple brought their pioneering brand of British hard rock to Winnipeg’s MTS Centre last night (2/15/12). Celebrating the 40th anniversary of their rock anthem, and biggest hit “Smoke On The Water,” the veteran U.K. band are currently in the middle of 17-city cross-Canada tour, which ends in Vancouver at the end of February. Read More…


Still Smoking: How Deep Purple Keeps the Fire Burning After 18 Years On the Road

February 6, 2012

OttawaCitizen.com Deep Purple in concert When & where: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Ottawa Civic Centre Tossing guitar wiz Steve Morse onto the smouldering embers of Deep Purple helped fuel a new era for the classic British rockers that’s kept them burning for nearly two decades. Since the flaxen-haired guitar hero replaced rock legend Ritchie Blackmore in Read More…


Deep Purple to Release New Studio Album Next Year

January 24, 2012

via Blabbermouth.net British hard rock legends Deep Purple are very excited by the prospect of making a new and significant album. To that end, they have decided to extend their writing and recording period through the summer of 2012. Commented Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan: “We know we will disappoint some of our fans this summer. Read More…


Deep Purple ‘Smoke On The Nation Tour’ Canada 2012

November 29, 2011

Tickets On Sale Saturday, December 3 at 10:00 am (local time) *Tickets for Kingston on sale at 11:00am EST *Tickets for Toronto on sale at 12:00pm EST Vancouver, BC ~ Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the first Canadian tour dates for rock pioneers, Deep Purple. February 2012 will be known as ‘the heaviest Read More…


Roger Glover New Album “IF LIfE WAS EASY”

August 17, 2011

Roger Glover was born on the 30 November 1945 on a farm near Brecon, Wales. He has one younger sister, Christine. His musical career started in 1960 when he was living in Pinner, Middlesex and going to Harrow County School, where he helped form his first group, The Madisons. Personnel changes led the group name Read More…


Russian President Welcomes Deep Purple to His Home

March 24, 2011

From www.spinner.com Russian president and life-long Deep Purple fan Dmitry Medvedev saw his dream of meeting his heroes realised after welcoming the band to his residence on Wednesday. Meeting singer Ian Gillan and company before their concert in Moscow, Medvedev heralded the band’s arrival at his home by cranking up the volume and blasting out a Read More…


Ian Gillan Says ‘It’s About Time’ For Deep Purple To Begin Work On New Album

February 28, 2011

From roadrunnerrecords.com DEEP PURPLE, one of Britain’s foremost hard rock bands, took part in a press conference yesterday (Tuesday, February 22) in Mexico City ahead of the group’s short tour of Mexico. When asked if there are any plans for DEEP PURPLE to record a new studio album soon, the band’s vocalist, Ian Gillan, replied, “I Read More…


Gear Talk with Steve Morse!

January 28, 2011

Deep Purple’s guitarist answers the questions no one else will ask From the Guitar Techniques archive, we ask a great guitarist all those little questions you really do want the answers to. Here’s Deep Purple’s guitarist since 1994, Steve Morse… GT: Do you have a type of pick that you can’t live without? SM: I Read More…


January 21, 2011

From TheQuietus.com Life’s lessons can be learned from the Deep Purple story. Talking to Roger Glover reveals how, after a massive fall, one can pick oneself up to become one of the most sought after rock producers of all time. This has included, for Glover, working with Judas Priest in their infancy and helping Ronnie-James Dio Read More…


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