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Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale and Ian Gillan explore new sounds during a hiatus.
The group is also getting geared up for the World Cup. Well, all but one of them.
The now-68-year-old rocker joined Deep Purple in 1969 as it rebuilt for its most celebrated era.
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.
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.
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.
Frontman Ian Gillan helped Deep Purple complete its first album of new material since 2005 with this year’s Now What?! Now, it’s time to get back to those two books he promised, right?