Tag: David Coverdale

Multi-platinum rock band Whitesnake to release new live 2-cd package: “Made in Britain – The World Record” due out July on Frontiers Records

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce an explosive new double live album from legendary rock band, Whitesnake. MADE IN BRITAIN – THE WORLD RECORD, will be released as a 2-CD set in Europe on July 5th and in North America on July 9th. During 2011, the mighty Whitesnake embarked on one of their most successful …

Drummer For WHITESNAKE Quits the Band

It’s been a busy day today with people quitting bands and here’s another sadness for you.  Brian Tichy has announced that he’s leaving Whitesnake in order to focus on Something Unto Nothing (S.U.N.), the band he started with Sass Jordan. Bassist and singer Michael Devin, also affilated with S.U.N., will remain with Whitesnake. Said Whitesnake mainman David Coverdale: “We are truly sad to see [Brian] go, …

DEEP PURPLE to Reissue ‘Live In Paris 1975’ as Double CD

Deep Purple will be reissuing 10 of their classic albums through the new year.  The band had also announced a new album which is due out in April of 2013. The reissues will be begin January 29th, when Live In Paris 1975 will be released as a double CD. The album has been digitally remixed and re-mastered …

Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist in Lawsuit over Rights to His Name

According to an article by Martin Kielty at ClassicRock Magazine, former Whitesnake guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has slammed the former members of his band Vandenberg for attempting to take over the rights to his surname a second time. He split the four piece in 1986 in order to join David Coverdale’s band, and insists he was …

Musicians Pay Tribute to JON LORD

Musicians across the world have paid tribute to former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who died yesterday aged 71 after a cancer battle. He passed away suddenly after suffering a pulmonary embolism, commonly associated with the pancreatic cancer he’d been fighting for a year. Former Whitenake bassist Neil Murray, who played with Lord in the band’s …

DEEP PURPLE To Release 4 Double-Discs August 16th

Now this I’d dig having!  Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced that they’ll be releasing a 4 double-discs on August 16th:  “Scandinavian Nights,” “In Concert 1970-1972,” “Live In London” and “MK III: The Final Concerts.” “Scandinavian Nights,” from 1970, features lead guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord, vocalist Ian Gillan, drummer Ian Paice and bassist Roger …

METALLICA, LEMMY, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY Featured In GOLDMINE’s ‘Heavy Metal’ Issue

Grab your neck brace and call the chiropractor: It’s time to bang your head with Goldmine magazine’s May 2011 heavy metal issue, on newsstands now. With the anniversaries of METALLICA‘s “Master Of Puppets” and “The Black Album,” celebrated author Mick Wall takes a closer look at the world’s most popular heavy-metal band. Plus, you’ll get …

WHITESNAKE’s “Live At Donington 1990” DVD/Double Live CD Available in June

Whitesnake’s LIVE AT DONINGTON 1990 DVD/live double CD set will now be available on June 3rd in Europe and June 7th in North America, via Frontiers Records. Since the inception of Whitesnake.com  this DVD has been the most requested product from fans of the ‘Snake. Whitesnake’s performance at the festival was one of the most …

COVERDALE of Whitesnake: “I Have No F—ing Regrets” About Glam Look in the 80’s

Ash Newell Noisecreep recently hooked up with David Coverdale at the Sunset Marquis hotel West Hollywood.  They talked about the 80’s hair metal years with Coverdale laughing and saying “It was a joke.  It was like the Rolling Stones‘ ‘Jumping Jack Flash’ period. We were like, ‘How far can we push this?’”  Coverdale is in …

Deep Purple Regroups With “Burn”

Michael Jefferson – Suite101 Adding two virtual unknowns to their roster, Deep Purple reinvented itself for a third time with 1975’s “Burn.” By 1973, after six tumultuous albums with self-centered singer Ian Gillan, hot-tempered guitarist Ritchie Blackmore gave the band an “it’s him or me” ultimatum. Gillan had threatened to quit in 1972 giving the …

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