A fascinating show, one band playing monster tracks from 50 years ago, the other performing top quality material only a year old - but they share the same enthusiasm for classic rock, the same belief in "well-being through music", and both featuring absolutely majestic singers. For me, this was sort of a double-header, I love'em..
In short, unless you are a completely unhinged obsessive demanding everything in your life from Deep Purple wallpaper to Deep Purple toilet paper, this is pretty much all the pre-'80s Purple you could realistically ask for without hiding in a cupboard in Ian Gillan's house for six months. From the Purple Pictures to the Purple..
Glenn Hughes, former bassist and singer with Deep Purple, is pleased to announce, 'Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the album BURN October 2023 UK Tour. Glenn will perform Deep Purple’s legendary rock album Burn and will also perform other Deep Purple MKIII and MKIV songs. Planet Rock will launch a 48-hour ticket pre-sale at 10am on Tuesday February 21. Tickets go..
On the basis of this record [McBride] isn't going to leave anyone disappointed with his time in Purple, and there is enough to suggest that he can put just a little bit of his own stamp on proceedings as well. If the name 'Simon McBride' causes you to prick your ears up, that will be..
Now then, listen up, this is something special! Imagine a band remarkably like Dire Straits, playing quality blues-rock but with Ian Gillan on lead vocals, with hints of Graham Parker and Chris Rea thrown in for good measure! Swiss-based foursome the Ellis Manos Band will release their second album Ambedo on 25th June 2021 on Jazzhaus Records. In Switzerland, the Ellis..
Vambo are re-releasing their powerful self-titled debut in a deluxe package, amazingly called Vambo Deluxe, with five bonus tracks including a live recording of the Deep Purple classic Burn. The album comes out on 6th November, the single Fast Car is already out, they're both on Goliath Records, via Universal Music. With the addition of..