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Deep Purple Announces “Long Goodbye” Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Deep Purple Announces “Long Goodbye” Tour Dates

Deep Purple have added another leg to their “Long Goodbye Tour” with a 33-date run. The tour, which started in 2017, will feature the lineup of Ian Paice, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, and Don Airey.

Glenn Hughes Announces Classic Deep Purple Live Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Glenn Hughes Announces Classic Deep Purple Live Tour Dates

Rock legend Glenn Hughes will be revising part of his earlier days in music this year with a 17-date tour. “Classic Deep Purple Live” will showcase the bassist/vocalist’s time in Deep Purple during the MKIII and MKIV lineups. Hughes was a member of the group from 1973 to 1976 and was featured on four studio albums: Burn, Stormbringer, Come Taste...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Announces Inductees
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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 two bassists into the hall,...

Deep Purple Releases Full Graz Concert on “Graz 1975”
New Albums

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 of the last for the...

Deep Purple Announces North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Deep Purple Announces North American Tour Dates

After touring Europe this year, Deep Purple will be bringing their NOW What?! tour to North America, starting August 4th. The outing is in support of their 19th studio album of the same name that was released last year. The band, anchored by bass powerhouse Roger Glover, will start their journey in Arizona before snaking up the West Coast, into...

Deep Purple: Pictures of Home, Live at Montreux
Bass Videos

Deep Purple: Pictures of Home, Live at Montreux

Our Facebook friend Keith Devereux wrote to us saying, “How about some videos of Roger Glover? A very much overlooked but very talented Bass player.” It reminded me of one of my favorite Deep Purple tunes, “Pictures of Home,” which first appeared on their iconic Machine Head album. Here’s Glover with Deep Purple performing the song at in Montreux in...

Deep Purple Releases “Perfect Strangers Live” DVD/CD
New Albums

Deep Purple Releases “Perfect Strangers Live” DVD/CD

1984 was a big year for Deep Purple fans. The band, notorious for personnel changes, announced a full-scale reunion with its classic “Mark II” lineup of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, singer Ian Gillan, keyboardist Jon Lord, drummer Ian Paice and bassist Roger Glover. The resulting Perfect Strangers album was the lineup’s first work together since 1973 and ultimately led to a...

Deep Purple Releases “NOW What?!”
New Albums

Deep Purple Releases “NOW What?!”

It’s been forty-five years since Deep Purple released their debut album, Shades of Deep Purple. In that time, the group has gone through numerous lineups and countless trials and tribulations. After it all they’re ready for more with their 19th studio album, NOW What?!, an 11-track effort of brand new material. The band’s current lineup includes three classic lineup members...

At Last: Rush and Deep Purple Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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At Last: Rush and Deep Purple Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

For many fans, this is a story of “too little, too late”, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has finally taken a step to putting Rush and Deep Purple into the Hall. The two bands, plus Public Enemy and N.W.A. are first time ballots, along with 11 other groups returning once again for consideration. Fans of Rush and...