Tag: Roger Glover

DEEP PURPLE To Release New Album on April 24

Eagle Rock Entertainment is set to release, for the first time in North America, Deep Purple’s Total Abandon: Australia ’99’ on CD April 24th. Recorded on April 20th, 1999 at Melbourne Park, the 12-song 76-minute blockbuster, until now, was only available domestically as a DVD in the 2008 Around The World Live boxed set (also …

SCHENKER Set to Release New Album “Temple Of Rock” October 11th

Michael Schenker is set to release his new album titled “Temple of Rock” on October 11 on CD, digital formats, and vinyl. He will also be touring with Uli Jon Roth and Leslie West on the 3 Guitar Heroes tour (complete schedule below).  States Schenker: “The Temple of Rock is within me where I create …

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 …

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 …

Happy Birthday Jon Lord

Jon Douglas Lord (born 9 June 1941) is an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player. Lord is recognised for his Hammond organ blues-rock sound and for his pioneering work in fusing rock and classical or baroque forms. He has most famously been a member of Deep Purple, as well as of Whitesnake, Paice, Ashton …

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