Deep Purple

Glenn Hughes Discusses Deep Purple’s Legacy and Rock Hall Snub
The spotlight is on Deep Purple this year, as their classic album ‘Machine Head’ turns 40. The metal pioneers will be saluted by a number of rock icons on the ‘Re-Machined – A Tribute to Deep Purple’s Machine Head‘ tribute disc that’s due Sept. 25. Former Purple singer Glenn Hughes spoke to Noisecre…
High Octane Deep Purple MK III – Today’s Vinyl Vault
David Coverdale's quiet and shy beginnings with Deep Purple were nothing of the sort.  He was hired in 1973 to replace the classic throat of Ian Gillan, no easy task I would guess, but pulled it off and then some.  The band forged on nearly eclipsing the Machine Head days in popularit…
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 Liv…
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 three nights in Japan, back in August of 1972...
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.
‘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 …
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…

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