Deep Purple went some eight years between Rapture of the Deep and last year’s studio comeback effort Now What?! Ian Gillan doesn’t expect it to be anywhere near that long next time.
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Anyone with lingering concerns about the ability to rock of one Deep Purple — led by a trio in Ian Paice, Roger Glover and Ian Gillan who’ve been with the group since the late 1960s — is directed to this bonus track from their newly released Now What?!: Gold Deluxe Edition.
OK, I don’t know what’s up with this, but it seems that at one time there were a lot of rock ‘n’ roll bands out there where different members had similar names.
Turns out, Ritchie Blackmore’s sudden switch from the outsized rock riffage of Deep Purple and Rainbow to the the medieval folkways of Blackmore’s Night shouldn’t come as such a surprise.
Roger Glover has, over his storied career, worked with a number of legends — from Ritchie Blackmore and David Coverdale to Jon Lord and Ian Gillan. None perhaps touched him like Ronnie James Dio.
Artists reclaimed their thrones in 2013, did things they were supposed to do in the way they were supposed to do them. Sounded, if nothing else, like their very own glorious selves.
Fans get an opportunity to explore intimate, revealing live music from both Neil Young and Jellyfish this week, though the sessions took place decades apart.
With time comes nostalgia, for the way we want to remember things — rather, sometimes, than the way they actually were. Such is the case, Ian Gillan argues, with Deep Purple fans and Ritchie Blackmore.
Getting the old gang back together after more than decade to record a studio album was one thing for Deep Purple. The true test of the Mark II edition’s newfound musical camaraderie would be found on the concert trail.
‘His spiritual strength is what remains’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan gives a touching tribute to Jon Lord
The death of Jon Lord had a profound impact on Deep Purple during the recording of its newest album Now What?!, even though he’d left the group some 10 years before.