Long-time frontman Ian Gillan says Deep Purple’s recent resurgence was keyed in part by the arrival of Don Airey.
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Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’
Every member receives credit on every song from Deep Purple’s latest album — just as they did on Ian Gillan’s first one with the group.
Gillan has worked on behalf of the country since a devastating 1988 earthquake.
‘The band I always dreamed of playing with': Ian Gillan faced an early decision between Deep Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar
Let’s just stipulate that he made the right choice.
A single song “changed my life,” Gillan says. “It was really quite incredible.”
There’s a back story to Gillan’s involvement in this Billy Sherwood-produced project.
‘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.
In the end, the lack of an easily identifiable, marketable image is a two-edged sword.
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.