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1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

Deep Purple to perform in Englewood, Morristown

IN TOWN: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood; $55 to $175; 201-227-1030 or bergenpac.org.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Morristown, NJ, Englewood, NJ, Black Sabbath, Inventions, Science / Technology, Music, Entertainment

Yesterday | MusicEmissions

Deep Purple - Live In California 74

I've always been a big fan of the Burn album. So, I was really looking forward to this live album.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Members of Deep Purple, Guns N' Roses, Dire Straits Featured on Tribute Album for Wounded Warriors

An impressive roster of virtuoso musicians, including Deep Purple 's Steve Morse , Guns N' Roses ' Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and ex- Dire Straits guitarist Hal Lindes , have lent their talents to a new album that pays tribute to U.S. military personnel who have risked their lives for their country.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Dire Straits

Sat Aug 16, 2014

All About Jazz

Various Artists: Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to The Doors

Southern California-based Purple Pyramid Records and producer, instrumentalist Billy Sherwood raised the bar with this tribute to The Doors by convening a star-studded cast, featuring classic rockers performing with progressive rock luminaries.


Related Topix: The Doors, Pop/Rock, Progressive-Rock, Pyramid, Yes, Jim Morrison, Hard-Rock

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS Local

Vegas Weekend Happenings

ZZ Top is in town this weekend with Jeff Beck. They perform tomorrow night at The Hard Rock's Joint.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Fox News

Deep Purple talks 'Smoke'

Deep Purple are considered to be among the forefathers who forged hard rock and heavy metal, thanks to their unmistakable blend of heavy guitar riffs, anthemic keyboards, and sweeping melodies in songs like "Smoke on the Water," "Woman From Tokyo," and "Perfect Strangers."


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Tue Aug 12, 2014


CROBOT Announce New Album 'Something Supernatural', Out 10/28

CROBOT: Announce New Album 'Something Supernatural' Out Oct 28 On Wind-up; Yahoo! There was a time when rock radio was dominated by great riffs.


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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Stranger

A Bonanza of Musical Happenings This Evening For Your Perusal

Deep within the mystical redwood forests on the moody Eureka coastline live the ladies of the modern-day girl group the Lost Luvs. Although they mostly perform songs we associate with the genre, what sets them apart from being just a straight cover band is that unlike most singing groups, Lost Luvs ' five women play their instruments while ... (more)


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Jeff Moehlis: Deep Purple Night at the Ventura County Fair Keeps Up the Hard Rock Beat

In the world of hard rock, the first three chords of the Deep Purple song "Smoke on the Water" are sometimes called "The Holy Trinity," and not coincidentally they are often one of the first things that a fledgling guitarist learns how to play.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Ventura County, CA, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Water, Gillan

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Ian Gillan Rules Out Reunion with Ritchie Blackmore if Deep Purple Is Elected to Rock Hall

There's always a fair amount of fuss when bands refuse to reunite with former members for their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction performances, but Deep Purple 's Ian Gillan knows exactly where those groups are coming from.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Gillan, Kiss, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Casinos: Deep Purple and Blue Oyster Cult at Thunder Valley

When Deep Purple was formed, it was named after original guitarist Richie Blackmore's grandmother's favorite song, connecting the band to the likes of Artie Shaw, April Stevens and Dean Martin – a touch of irony because the song's gentle strains have nothing whatsoever to do with the band's sound.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Pop/Rock, Blue Oyster Cult

Witney Gazette

Watch: Band strikes up Smoke on the Water after generator overheats at Cropredy

IT was a case of art imitating life as a folk group struck up Smoke on the Water at Cropredy Festival today as a generator overheated and billowed smoke across the stage.


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Jason Bonham Exits California Breed Tour

One-time Led Zeppelin drummer Jason Bonham has bowed out of touring with California Breed , the group he formed with rock veteran Glenn Hughes .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Hard-Rock, Queens of the Stone Age


Ian Gillan Will Follow Kiss' Lead If Deep Purple Guitarist Is Overlooked At Hall Of Fame Induction

Rocker Ian Gillan is planning to pull a Kiss if Deep Purple ever get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - because he refuses to hit the stage with former guitarist Ritchie Blackmore .


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Gillan

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Guitar World

Steve Morse Talks Deep Purple History and U.S. Tour, Plus New Flying...

Deep Purple's latest album, 2013's Now What?! , marked the opening of next chapter in the band's 46-year career.


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Tue Aug 05, 2014


Deep Purple's Ian Gillan: It's 'Unconscionable' to Reunite Old Lineup

"To the general public in America, the lifespan of Deep Purple probably finished with our 1984 album, Perfect Strangers ," frontman Ian Gillan says.


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WJZW-FM Washington

Deep Purple Guitarist "Really Glad" Band Is Touring the US Again

Deep Purple kicked off its first tour of the U.S. in more than three years last night in Scottsdale, Arizona.


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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Phoenix New Times

5 Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week, 8/4 to 8/7

August has begun, and with it, the countdown to the end of summer. Blessed are the rains down in Phoenix this past weekend, allowing us a brief respite from triple digit highs and upper-90s lows.


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Miami New Times

Miami Icons: Stiltsville, Offshore Escape For Miami's Most Colorful Characters

San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge. St. Louis has the Arch. Las Vegas has its retro welcome sign.


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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Illinois Entertainer

Cover Story: Deep Purple

There are certain things in life that will always remain constant: death, taxes and the fact that Deep Purple remains one of the most powerful, sometimes underrated, and enduring hard rock bands of all time.


Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Elgin, IL, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Water, Gillan