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Glenn Hughes Postpones Tour Due to Illness
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Glenn Hughes Postpones Tour Due to Illness

Former Deep Purple bassist and vocalist Glenn Hughes is postponing his upcoming UK tour due to illness. A press release states the cause of the postponement will be treated and he should be touring again next month.

Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album
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Bob Daisley Releases Gary Moore Tribute Album

Bob Daisley has just released a new tribute album to guitarist Gary Moore, with whom he had worked for many years. Moore Blues for Gary features a host of incredible guitarists and vocalists paying respects to Moore with Daisley laying down the bass all along the way. “In my opinion, Gary was one of the best guitarists who ever lived....

Glenn Hughes Announces Classic Deep Purple Live Tour Dates
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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...

Joe Satriani Releases “What Happens Next” with Glenn Hughes
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Joe Satriani Releases “What Happens Next” with Glenn Hughes

Guitar legend Joe Satriani has just released his sixteenth studio album, What Happens Next, and he lined up a killer trio for it. The record is filled out by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes. Though he’s known for his progressive style, Satriani took a more straight-forward approach he described as “pure...

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”
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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...

California Breed, Featuring Glenn Hughes, Announces Debut Album
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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 after Julian Lennon introduced Hughes...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Nominees
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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 Oates, the Replacements, Yes, Link...

Black Country Communion: Beggarman, Live Over Europe
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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 over Europe.

Black Country Communion Releases “Afterglow”
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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. “So happy that Afterglow is...