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‘Definitely needed to be there’: Steve Morse on the Deep Purple smash he convinced Ian Gillan to sing

‘Definitely needed to be there’: Steve Morse on the Deep Purple smash he convinced Ian Gillan to sing

It’s become an free-form highlight of the band’s recent setlists.

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

‘So laid back, and yet it’s so intense’: Deep Purple confirms new album for 2015, talks best ever

After eight years between releases, Roger Glover says “we can’t wait that long.”

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 5, Now What?!

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 5, Now What?!

In the end, the lack of an easily identifiable, marketable image is a two-edged sword.

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 4, Rainbows, Snakes and the Glory Road

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 4, Rainbows, Snakes and the Glory Road

Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale and Ian Gillan explore new sounds during a hiatus.

‘We’re working on new songs’: Deep Purple returns to the studio during break from touring

‘We’re working on new songs’: Deep Purple returns to the studio during break from touring

The group is also getting geared up for the World Cup. Well, all but one of them.

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 3, Mistreated

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 3, Mistreated

Enter bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes and vocalist David Coverdale.

‘Step aside, Grandpa!’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan has a curt response to those calls for retirement

‘Step aside, Grandpa!’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan has a curt response to those calls for retirement

The now-68-year-old rocker joined Deep Purple in 1969 as it rebuilt for its most celebrated era.

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 2, Smoke on the Water

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 2, Smoke on the Water

It’s the most recognizable heavy-rock guitar riff ever. Isn’t that enough?

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 1, Chasing Shadows

Deep Purple vs. the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Vol. 1, Chasing Shadows

Deep Purple somehow still isn’t in the Hall of Fame. Let’s fix that.

More than four decades later, Deep Purple issues official video for ‘Smoke on the Water’

More than four decades later, Deep Purple issues official video for ‘Smoke on the Water’

The clip finds the famously battling Ian Gillan and Ritchie Blackmore in happier days.