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Jon Lord’s Final Recording Project Set For Release

As previously reported, the project former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord was working on before his untimely death is now set to see the light of day. ‘Concerto For Group and Orchestra’ picks up the theme put into play by Lord and Deep Purple back in 1969.  This updated version was recorded at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall by Abbey Road Studio‘s crew and features the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Also guesting on the album are Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, guitarist Joe Bonamassa, and Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse.

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Deep Purple ‘Re-Machined’ Tribute Features Jimmy Barnes-Joe Bonamassa Trailer

As far as tribute albums go, the upcoming Deep PurpleRe-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head‘ should be a pretty solid effort. Sporting acts like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Chickenfoot and Carlos Santana, it looks as though no effort was wasted in getting some top performers.

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Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ Album Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

With renewed interest in Deep Purple as the band makes plans for 2013, there’s something special that will precede their new album and future touring. EMI has announced that the band’s ‘Machine Head’ album will receive a 40th Anniversary reissue this fall.

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Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Praises Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, Blasts Twitter

Legendary rocker Lemmy Kilmister has never been one to mince words at any point in his 40-plus years of making music, so why should he be concerned what people think of him now?

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Alternate Smoke – Deep Purple On The Vault

Deep Purple fans shouldn't miss today's Vinyl Vault for a seldom heard version of a fan fave, Smoke On The Water.  The live version that became such a big hit was recorded on the first of thr

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Deep Purple Colleagues Fondly Remember Jon Lord

As tributes to Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord continue to pour in, his former band mates in the legendary British hard rock ensemble are remembering their fallen colleague, who passed away Monday (June 16) from a pulmonary embolism after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Lord was 71.

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Deep Purple – A ‘Perfect’ Track For Today’s Vinyl Vault

Deep Purple fans can't miss today's Vinyl Vault track, being from one of their best albums and hardly ever on the air anymore, making it "perfect" for this program.  "Perfect" that is, being the title track to Perfect Strangers, the big 1984 reunion album for the classic "Mark II" line up.  We'll explain later this afternoon around 5:20pm.  Out of tow

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‘Burn’ – Hot Vault Track on a Hot Day

Appropriate in more ways than one, Deep Purple's classic track Burn will be today's Vinyl Vault track.  Perfect!  The mercury is expected to creep above 90, and many folks will "burn" their doggies and burgers today!  Happy Memorial Day you grillers, and I hope you enjoy some early David Coverda

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Deep Purple Teaming Up With Bob Ezrin for New Studio Album

In the past, Deep Purple often looked no further than each other when it came to selecting a producer.

But for their forthcoming studio effort, guitarist Steve Morse and company have recruited someone with an impressive resume: Bob Ezrin, best known for his work with Kiss, Alice Cooper and Pink Floyd, among many other legendary rock bands.

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Jon Lord From Deep Purple Health Update

Jon Lord of Deep Purple is undergoing specialist treatment for pancreatic cancer in Israel and hopes to be back at work with the band. The 70-year-old keyboard player confirmed the cancer last year.  Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice, says that Jon is receiving a new treatment, which appears to be working well.

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Deep Purple MKIII – Today’s Vinyl Vault

1974.  Exit: Ian Gillan and Roger Glover.  Enter: David Coverdale and Glen Hughes.  Born: Deep Purple mark III, a system fans came up with to designate the different line-ups.  Mark II, with Gillan a

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Dio Tribute Album Will Feature Judas Priest, Deep Purple Stars

Since early 2011, there’s been plenty of talk about a star-studded Ronnie James Dio tribute album.

Well, it looks like 2012 will be the year it finally arrives. And the list of artists lined up to honor the late solo singer and onetime Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman is quite impressive: Rob Halford (Judas Priest), Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) and Dave Grohl (Nirvana and Foo Fighters), among others.

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