Tag Archives: Deep Purple

BCC_Wolves_by Christie Goodwin (12)

Black Country Communion – Wolverhampton Civic Hall, January 2nd 2018

I can trace my Black Country roots back to the 15th century. It’s not so much in pride as defence I declare this to a woman from West Bromwich who’s got a thing against “Brummies”.  In fact it’s incredibly territorial in Wolverhampton tonight, there’s a tall bloke proclaiming loudly: “He’s one of us and comes from Cannock!” That Glenn Hughes ...

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Blackmore’s Night – Winter Carols

The folk rock outfit Blackmore’s Night, which is spearheaded by the talented Candice Night and the living legend that is Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow), has been quite prolific and productive ever since its inception back in 1997. Countless albums and releases have seen the light of day since then, but the actual quality of the music has wavered a ...

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Europe reveal new album ‘Walk the Earth’

Swedish metal legends Europe are back once again, with a brand new album entitled ‘Walk the Earth’, which includes their new track of the same name. Check out the new track ‘Walk The Earth’ below: The album is set for release on October 20th, via Hell & Back Recordings (Silver Lining Music) Europe are also set to appear at Wembley Arena as ...

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Glenn Hughes Storyteller

At the Cafe de Paris in London on Saturday 25th February Glenn Hughes will be holding court for a very special Storytellers event taking place from noon until 4 PM. The former Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Trapeze and current Black Country Communion vocalist and bass player will espouse on his colourful career in music as part of a two-hour live interview ...

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Live: Glenn Hughes, The Robin 2, Bilston

Sly & the Family Stone pour out of the house PA, singing about ‘A Family Affair’. It’s fitting. There’s a sense of déjà vu at the Robin 2 tonight; there usually is when Glenn Hughes plays his native Black Country. You’ll regularly catch sight of other musicians who still live locally, maybe a retired footballer and a stand-up comic and ...

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow announce 2017 tour dates

Long live rock n’ roll! The positive thing about 2016 is the great ‘cold day in hell’ reformations – such as the original Guns N Roses, At The Drive-In, Thin Lizzy and of course, Bros. Yet, the most amazing band to make a come back this year was Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. After a one-off show earlier this year the legendary ...

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Glenn Hughes by Georgina Cates

Glenn Hughes Knows How to… Let it Shine!

Glenn Hughes has released his second single ‘Let It Shine’ on YouTube, taken from his forthcoming album Resonate released on Friday 4th November by Frontiers Music Srl. Featuring Hughes on vocals and bass with his regular band of Soren Andersen (guitar) and Pontus Enborg (drums), plus new keyboard player Lachy Doley, ‘Let It Shine’ follows on his first single, previously previewed at Ramzine, ‘Heavy’.  With the Resonate album’s release date set to ...

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Glenn Hughes reveals details of new solo album ‘Resonate’

Following summer festivals and solo shows in the USA, UK and Europe, alongside the imminent return of Black Country Communion, Glenn Hughes will release Resonate, his first solo album in over eight years, to coincide with his November UK tour. Hughes’ twelfth album of original solo material, Resonate will be released on Friday 4th November 2016 through Frontiers Music Srl. It will be ...

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Gillan

Gillan to release Vinyl Box Set

Gillan – The Vinyl Collection 1979-1982 is due out as a box set on 2nd September collecting the hit albums of Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan and his band during that era. Following the more jazz-fusion influenced Ian Gillan Band, Gillan retained keyboard player Colin Towns, and after some trial runs brought in his former Episode Six colleague Mick Underwood ...

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Pearl Handled Revolver

If The Devil Cast His Net by Pearl Handled Revolver – Album Review

The proposition is that Pearl Handled Revolver play their dirty blues and wistful rock ‘n’ psychedelia in a “Doors-Style” manner complete with Hammond organ. Formed by Simon Rinaldo (organ and bass) with Lee Vernon (lead vocals and harmonica) in 2006 – the Bedford (UK) based band also includes Andy Paris on guitar and Chris Thatcher on drums. They are about ...

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