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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Announces Inductees

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Announces Inductees

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their 2016 inductees, but who actually gets in? The artists being honored this year include Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller, and N.W.A., but several current musicians associated with the acts will be excluded. Deep Purple first three lineups will be represented and will be bringing... »

  • Deep Purple Releases Full Graz Concert on “Graz 1975”

    Deep Purple Releases Full Graz Concert on “Graz 1975”

    Fans of Glenn Hughes and Deep Purple (Mark III) can hear the band’s full April 3, 1975 concert at the Liebenauer ice rink in Graz, Austria on , another installment in the The Official Deep Purple (Overseas) Live Series. It’s the first time the show has been released in its entirety. The show was one... »

  • California Breed, Featuring Glenn Hughes, Announces Debut Album

    California Breed, Featuring Glenn Hughes, Announces Debut Album

    Vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Black Country Communion) has joined up with former Black Country Communion bandmate Jason Bonham (drums) and newcomer Andrew Watt (guitar/vocals) to form the new band California Breed. The trio shares co-writing credits on its debut self-titled album, which will be released on May 20. The group came together... »

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Nominees

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Nominees

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the list of nominees for the 2014 induction, and the bass world is well represented. Half of the artists have been nominated before, with several returning from last year’s picks, while the other half are all first-time nominees. This includes Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and... »

  • Black Country Communion: Beggarman, Live Over Europe

    Black Country Communion: Beggarman, Live Over Europe

    Though they only lasted a few years, Black Country Communion was a band that really got it right. The supergroup, fronted in part by bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, had all the right riffs and attitude to bring that classic and elusive perfect rock vibe to the stage. Here’s the group playing “Beggarman” from the DVD Live... »

  • Black Country Communion Releases “Afterglow”

    Black Country Communion Releases “Afterglow”

    Black Country Communion has released their third album, Afterglow, through J&R Records. Fronted by bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes, the group brings together fellow rock legends Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, and Derek Sherinian. Though there is some uncertainty to the band’s future, their latest effort is more proof that the mixture of talent is a winning one.... »

  • Black Country Communion’s Next Album May Be Their Last, Says Glenn Hughes

    Black Country Communion’s Next Album May Be Their Last, Says Glenn Hughes

    Due out October 30th, Black Country Communion’s third album Afterglow may be the supergroup’s last, according to bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes. In an interview with ABC News Radio, the former Deep Purple bassist broke the news, citing the fact that guitarist Joe Bonamassa’s heavy solo touring leaves little time for the band to hit the road.... »

  • Glenn Hughes and Black Country Communion Release Live CD, Prepare Next Studio Album

    Glenn Hughes and Black Country Communion Release Live CD, Prepare Next Studio Album

    Black Country Communion have released a CD version of Live Over Europe as a follow-up to the DVD of the same name. Taken from their 2011 European tour, the 2-CD set features 17 tracks of the band’s original songs as well as two tunes from the band members’ previous work. Comprised of bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes,... »

  • Deep Purple “Phoenix Rising” DVD Released

    Deep Purple “Phoenix Rising” DVD Released

    Deep Purple’s history is examined in Phoenix Rising, a DVD/CD package that includes the film “Gettin’ Tighter,” which tells the band’s story revolving around its Mark IV lineup and eventual demise through in-depth interviews, never told stories and backstage footage. In addition to the 90-minute documentary, 30 minutes of never-before-seen concert footage from their 1975... »

  • Black Country Communion Releases “2”

    Black Country Communion Releases “2”

    Black Country Communion has released their second album, aptly entitled Black Country Communion 2. The group, which started as a supergroup side project, features bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (ex-Deep Purple/Black Sabbath/Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Foreigner), guitarist Joe Bonamassa, and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater). The band has grown closer, saying that the sophomore album is a... »