Category Archives: Deep Purple

As was announced yesterday, Ian Gillan, lead vocalist for Deep Purple, provided information on a new album forthcoming in 2020. Now another classic hard rock band is following suit: Scorpions guitarist Matthias Jabs said his band was also working on a release, aimed for 2020. It would be the band’s 19th album and will follow a
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Big news in the music world: The Dead Daisies have announced the addition of Glenn Hughes as it’s new bassist and vocalist, replacing John Corabi and Marco Mendoza.Hughes has an extensive background: among his musical projects, he has played with Deep Purple and Black Country Communion. Owning one of the most powerful voices
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This will come as great news for long-standing fans of classic rockers Deep Purple: guitarist Steve Morse, speaking at last week’s NAMM music convention in Anaheim, said the band is going to record a new album in 2019, the band’s 21st studio effort. Morse also hinted at the possibility of U.S. tour dates.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Deep Purple recently conducted an interview with Mexican radio, and they tackled a number of topics - including when the band might call it a day. The question of the band's longevity and how much longer the band’s current “The Long Goodbye” tour will continue was answered by
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A few weeks ago it was announced that Metallica would be the recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize, presented annually to “celebrate music in all its various forms” and “to break down musical boundaries by bringing together people from all the different worlds of music.” It has now been confirmed who will be
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Last year’s induction of Deep Purple into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was not without controversy. The band's former vocalist, David Coverdale, says that it was very disappointing to him that Ritchie Blackmore, couldn't join his former bandmates in the ceremony. Blackmore is a co-founder of Deep Purple and wrote many of
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