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22 April 1972, Deep Purple scored their second UK No.1 album with Machine Head. The album which features ‘Smoke on the Water’ and ‘Highway Star’, is often cited as a major influence in the early development of the heavy metal music genre and commercially, it was Deep Purple’s most successful album. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/deep-purple-machine-head/ Deep Purple – […]

Happy 76th birthday to English guitarist and songwriter Ritchie Blackmore from Deep Purple, born 14 April 1945, who had the 1970 UK No.2 single ‘Black Night’ and the 1973 US No.4 single ‘Smoke On The Water’. Deep Purple were listed in the 1975 Guinness Book of World Records as “the globe’s loudest band” for a […]

METALLICA’s Onetime Therapist PHIL TOWLE: ‘I Have Such Deep Love And Respect For The Band, The Guys And Their Families’ METALLICA’s Onetime Therapist PHIL TOWLE: ‘I Have Such Deep Love And Respect For The Band, The Guys And Their Families’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4391053624246600

BRUCE DICKINSON Picks IAN GILLAN As His ‘Rock God’: DEEP PURPLE’s ‘Speed King’ ‘Got Me Started’ BRUCE DICKINSON Picks IAN GILLAN As His ‘Rock God’: DEEP PURPLE’s ‘Speed King’ ‘Got Me Started’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4360281967323766

7 March 1966, Tina Turner recorded her vocal on the Phil Spector produced ‘River Deep Mountain High’. It went on to make No.3 in the UK but only No.88 on the US chart. Spector was well aware of Ike Turner’s controlling attitude in the studio, and therefore he drafted an unusual contract: the River Deep […]

GLENN HUGHES Remembers Meeting 9-Year-Old LARS ULRICH Before DEEP PURPLE Concert In Copenhagen GLENN HUGHES Remembers Meeting 9-Year-Old LARS ULRICH Before DEEP PURPLE Concert In Copenhagen Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4224690200882944

GRAHAM BONNET BAND’s New Studio Album To Feature Guest Appearance By DEEP PURPLE’s DON AIREY GRAHAM BONNET BAND’s New Studio Album To Feature Guest Appearance By DEEP PURPLE’s DON AIREY Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4105903926094906

GLENN HUGHES On DEEP PURPLE’s 2016 ROCK HALL Induction: ‘Personality Problems’ Made It ‘A Little Difficult’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/glenn-hughes-on-deep-purples-2016-rock-hall-induction-personality-problems-made-it-a-little-difficult/ GLENN HUGHES On DEEP PURPLE’s 2016 ROCK HALL Induction: ‘Personality Problems’ Made It ‘A Little Difficult’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4046623662022933

4 Dec 1971, The Montreux Casino in Switzerland burnt to the ground during a gig by Frank Zappa. The incident is immortalized by Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke On The Water’. In 1967 the Casino became the venue for theSee More Montreux Jazz Festival, which was the brainchild of music promoter Claude Nobs. On the night of […]

DEEP PURPLE Will Try To Make Another Studio Album In 2021 https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/deep-purple-will-try-to-make-another-studio-album-in-2021/ DEEP PURPLE Will Try To Make Another Studio Album In 2021 Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4012166095468690


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