Deep Purple

Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan Didn’t Smoke Pot until He Was 38
Although they're considered to be one of the definitive bands for head-exploring stoners, Deep Purple weren't really ones to partake in the sweet leaf, according to lead singer Ian Gillan. In a new interview, he reveals that his personal discovery of marijuana didn't begin until he wa…
Deep Purple to Reissue ‘Live in Paris 1975′
Hard rock innovators Deep Purple may be working on their first new studio album since 2005's 'Rapture of the Deep,' but that's not stopping them from reissuing some of their classic records. In the coming year, the band will reissue 10 albums, beginning with 'Live in Paris 1…
Deep Purple Announce New Album Release Date
Though recently snubbed by the powers-that-be at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, the mighty Deep Purple are rolling full speed ahead and have announced new details concerning their long awaited new album. Their 19th studio album will see the light of day on April 30, 2013. It is being released by …
Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan Plays Coy About New Album Title
A whole lot has happened since Deep Purple released its last studio album, 2005's 'Rapture of the Deep' -- and now that the band has finally wrapped the recording of its next collection of new material, singer Ian Gillan is ready to talk. About some things, anyway.
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…

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