Tag: Smoke On The Water

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 …

MATT SORUM Talks About His New Supergroup and the Deep Purple Tribute Album

On the night that I read Glen Hughes stating that Black Country Communion will be releasing it’s last album (due out at the end of October), Glen also talked about a new supergroup started up called Kings of Chaos put together by drummer Matt Sorum.  The group will consist of vocalist Joe Elliott, guitarist Steve …

Black Sabbath Bassist Pays Tribute To Former Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord

Black Sabbath bass player Terry “Geezer” Butler has posted a message online paying tribute to founding Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who passed away earlier today after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Butlers message reads as follows: “Very sad to hear of Jon’s death, following his battle with the demon cancer. One of the great …

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 …

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 …

Iommi, Gillan, Lord and McBrain In Studio: First Pictures

In 1989 BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan were just a few names in a long list of talent involved in the recording of the DEEP PURPLE track “Smoke on The Water”. This song was re-recorded to raise money for those affected by the Leninakan earthquake that struck Armenia in …

My Top 10 Rock/Metal Intro’s!

Over my past almost 30 years as a dj, i have heard a lot of songs, some are run of the mill, but there are some that grab you by the balls as soon as you hear the intro kick in. This is my top 10 intro’s over the past 30 years. You may not …

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