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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…

Send Deep Purple Christmas E-Cards

December 20, 2010

This December, EMI Catalogue launched its “With Love From Me To You” Christmas e-card campaign. Go green with your Christmas cards this year by sending your friends and family an e-card, featuring some of the year’s best releases as well as more classic tracks, including Iron Maiden’s “El Dorado”, Deep Purple’s “Black Night” (in the “Classic Rock” Read More…

11/30/45 – Happy Birthday Roger Glover!

November 30, 2010

11/30/45 – Happy Birthday Roger Glover!

Steve Morse Interview (Video)

November 29, 2010

From Blabbermouth.net More-Metal.com conducted an interview with DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse  on November 19, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. DEEP PURPLE released a live album last year called “Space Truckin’ Round the World Live 68-76”. The two-disc set features rare live recordings from various concerts all over the world, including Read More…

WHOCARES Supergroup Project Joined By More Big Names

October 15, 2010

Blabbermouth.com Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted and Mikko “Linde” Lindström, the guitarist for the Finnish “love metal” band HIM, have added their parts to the track “Out Of My Mind” from the all-star charity project WHOCARES — featuring BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan alongside keyboardist Jon Lord (DEEP PURPLE, Read More…

Deep Purple Bassist Roger Glover: ‘Painting & Pictures’ Art Exhibition

October 6, 2010

blabbermouth.net Between and during his travels all over the world, DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover has, from time to time, felt the need to take up a brush, pencil, pen or camera, purely for his own enjoyment. Apart from the realist paintings, he has a keen interest in abstraction, looking for subjects that appear to Read More…

Iron Deep Purple Sabbath Maiden Supergrouping

October 4, 2010

Antimusic.com Iron Deep Purple Sabbath Maiden Supergrouping was a top 10 story this week . Here is the recap: Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan are going to be recording together again and this time they will bring Iron Maiden’s Nicko McBrain and Deep Purple’s Jon Lord along for the ride… and it’s all for a Read More…

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