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Kiss’ fussy and overwrought Destroyer tried to out think itself

Kiss’ fussy and overwrought Destroyer tried to out think itself

Kiss’ ‘Destroyer’ found producer Bob Ezrin at his too-busy worst. Kiss is (or it should be) too visceral for that.

‘Always wished they would bury the hatchet’: Friction sparked great work, before tearing Pink Floyd apart

‘Always wished they would bury the hatchet’: Friction sparked great work, before tearing Pink Floyd apart

Through Bob Ezrin uses words like “magical,” “illuminating” and “life altering” to describe his three-album run as producer with Pink Floyd, working with Roger Waters on The Wall was best described as “challenging.”

‘We did what inspired us’: Bob Ezrin on creating a throwback triumph with Deep Purple

‘We did what inspired us’: Bob Ezrin on creating a throwback triumph with Deep Purple

For producer Bob Ezrin, who’s worked on signature recordings with Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, Alice Cooper and countless others, working with Deep Purple meant a chance to return to rock’s rebel ways.

Steve Morse of Deep Purple: Something Else! Interview

Steve Morse of Deep Purple: Something Else! Interview

Guitarist Steve Morse joined us as Deep Purple released both deluxe and vinyl editions of their new album Now What?!, a comeback which has already topped the charts in four countries — and gone Top 20 in 13 more.

‘Write music, rather than songs’: Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s breakthrough moment with Now What?!

‘Write music, rather than songs’: Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s breakthrough moment with Now What?!

Deep Purple has returned with one of its most complete recordings in recent memory, and it all began when Ian Gillan and Co. were discussing whether they should even attempt a studio effort like Now What?!

Thankfully, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour refused a suggestion to rap: ‘Oh my God, that would be terrible!’

Thankfully, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour refused a suggestion to rap: ‘Oh my God, that would be terrible!’

For years now, Bob Ezrin’s overwrought initial work with Kiss — in particular, the career-killing 1981 concept-album dud (Music from) The Elder, was thought to have been his worst idea ever. Not even close.

‘We write the rules’: Deep Purple to release two songs at once ahead of first album in eight years

‘We write the rules’: Deep Purple to release two songs at once ahead of first album in eight years

Those patiently waiting for new Deep Purple are about to get a double-shot of fresh sounds, as the group releases a pair of songs simultaneously — “Hell to Pay” and “All the Time in the World.” Check out a lyric video for the latter here.

Steve Morse to reunite with Bob Ezrin on forthcoming Deep Purple studio effort

Over its most recent releases, Deep Purple has either worked with Michael Bradford or produced the project themselves. That looks to change with the group’s forthcoming 2012 release, which will apparently be helmed by the decidedly more high profile Bob Ezrin.

Something Else! Featured Artist: KISS

News that Kiss is back in the studio, working toward the 2012 release of a new project called Monster, got us scurrying back to our old album collections. And not just because of those fond memories of playing air guitar with former guitarist Ace Frehley during Kiss Alive.

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