Tag Archives: Deep Purple

Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Anthrax, etc. members respond to legendary producer Martin Birch’s death

Posted by on August 10, 2020

  Legendary producer Martin Birch, known for engineering and producing iconic albums by Deep Purple, Rainbow, Fleetwood Mac, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, and Iron Maiden, has died on Sunday (9th). He was 71 years old. His passing was confirmed on social media by Whitesnake/ex-Deep Purple frontman Davide Coverdale who Tweeted the following message: […]

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New & Noteworthy: August 7th, 2020 – Violent Portrayals of New Music

Posted by on August 7, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features live releases from Deep Purple, Avatar and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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Deep Purple Announce new studio album ‘Whoosh’

Posted by on February 28, 2020

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Deep Purple have announced the release of their 21st studio album. Whoosh is slated to hit shelves on June 20.  “After the suspense and speculations among the fan community created by cryptic messages and interviews by singer Ian Gillan during last December,” starts a statement on deeppurple-whoosh.com. “The band […]

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Deftones, System of a Down, Judas Priest, and more set for Hellfest 2020

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Now that Faith No More revealed their appearance at Hellfest, the lineup for next year’s festival is here. Deftones, Faith No More and System of a Down will headline Mainstage 01 as Volbeat, Deep Purple, and Judas Priest are set to lead Mainstage 02. As we’ve already seen Down reveal a few 2020 shows, the […]

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Bruce Dickinson to appear at 50th Anniversary celebration of Jon Lord’s ‘Concerto For Group And Orchestra’

Posted by on April 10, 2019

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has been announced as a special guest at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra.” The event is set to take place at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada on November 21 with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra performing […]

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Deep Purple’s Amazing Show in New Jersey Made Us All Feel Like Screaming

Posted by on September 7, 2018

Review of Deep Purple’s performance at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ from last night (6th). Ian Gillan is the man whose voice just does not seem to age. Going on stage after Judas Priest is no easy task, yet Gillan and Deep Purple brought the house down in Holmdel this past Thursday night and […]

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Deep Purple and Judas Priest announce co-headlining North American tour

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Deep Purple and Judas Priest have teamed up together for a summer co-headlining North American run. For those who were unable to attend Judas Priest’s current trek, now you’ve got no excuse to not go. Both groups are promoting their latest efforts, Deep Purple’s inFinite and Judas Priest’s Firepower. City Pre-Sale tickets begin this Tuesday […]

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Joe Lynn Turner hospitalized following heart attack

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Joe Lynn Turner, who has sang with Deep Purple, Rainbow, and Yngwie Malmsteen, has suffered a heart attack in Belarus. The Russian news agency RIA was first to report the news as  the 66-year-old singer is currently being hospitalized in Minsk Belarus. RIA explained (translated): “Yesterday, a patient with myocardial infarction entered the hospital, he was treated […]

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Rainbow live album to include band’s first new song since 1996

Posted by on February 15, 2018

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow is a band that many more people should know about, but the fact that they’ve been broken up longer than they’ve been together might have something to do with that. However, with a lineup that’s included Ronnie James Dio, Graham Bonnet, Deep Purple’s Roger Glover and keyboardist supreme Don Airey, and songs […]

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Deep Purple unleash first-ever animated video for “The Surprising”

Posted by on October 5, 2017

Deep Purple teamed up with Ultimate Classic Rock to premiere their first-ever animated video. The video is for the song “The Surprising” taken from their twentieth studio album inFinite, which was released earlier this year via earMUSIC. The animation takes the viewer on a journey as though you are watching the band’s extensive fifty-year history […]

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