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12 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

A Budokan bash: Deep Purple filmed its April 12 show in Tokyo for future release

Time for another legendary Budokan show? Following in the footsteps of Bob Dylan, Cheap Trick and, actually, the Ian Gillan Band, Deep Purple filmed and recorded its April 12, 2014 show in Tokyo for future release.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

VH1

Heavy Metal + Ritchie Blackmore's Greatest Guitar Riffs

He is arguably the first "shredder" in rock n' roll, melding nasty blues licks with classical melodicisms and unparalleled technique, delivered with a devil-may-care attitude.

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Related Topix: Ritchie Blackmore, Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Today in Rock: April 14

On this day in 1945 Ritchie Blackmore future guitarist for Deep Purple , Rainbow and Blackmore's Night is born in Weston-super-Mare, England.

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Related Topix: Ritchie Blackmore, Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Rainbow, Folk, Blackmore's Night, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones

Henley Standard

Rock stars pay tribute to Lord

JOE BROWN joked that Henley is the home of rock stars at a tribute concert to his friend Jon Lord.

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Related Topix: Joe Brown, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Jon Lord, Hard-Rock, Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson

Thu Apr 10, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Holy Mountain Announce Uk Gigs In April Plus New Album 'Ancient...

Get ready to be bludgeoned by the over-powering RIFFS of Glasgow-based doom masters Holy Mountain , who undertake a short tour of the UK this month at the following dates: Masculine yet never macho, reverential yet never slavish, accomplished yet never ostentatious, galaxy shaking hard rock visionaries Holy Mountain return to Planet Earth for the ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Steve Smith: California Jam bands still going strong and this weeka s new releases

One of Southern California's most historic concerts, the California Jam, took place this week at the long-gone Ontario Motor Speedway before an estimated 250,000 fans.

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Related Topix: California, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, Ozzy Osbourne, Hard-Rock, Black Sabbath

RollingStone

Metallica's Lars Ulrich on the Rock Hall - 'Two Words: Deep Purple'

Metallica entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, the second year they were eligible and first year they were nominated.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Lars Ulrich, Metal, Metallica, Rainbow, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers play Rowdies opener

If you've never heard Queen's 'We Will Rock You' or Deep Purple's 'Smoke on the Water' set to a furious fusion of guitars, drums and bagpipes, you'll have your chance on Saturday, April 12 at Al Lang Stadium in downtown St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, St. Petersburg, FL, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

Henley Standard

a Nothing normal ever happens in my lifea

HE was the one of the inventors of prog rock and the composer of some of the most lyrical and mellifluous piano music to grace a pop record in the past 50 years.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Crimes of Passion, Comedy Movies, Lisztomania, Biography Movies, Musical Movies, Rick Wakeman, Progressive-Rock, Hard-Rock

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I like to grow': For restless veteran Glenn Hughes,...

Glenn Hughes is not about to start comparing eras. Not when he's been part of legendary outfits like Deep Purple and Black Sabbath.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Thornton le Dale Today

VIDEO: 10-year-old plays Deep Purple

The entertainment on the night of the Borough's Big Thanks Awards was provided by musician Tom Davenport and two of his pupils, Millie Soper, 15, and Rebekah Lawrence, 10, who likes to be known as Boo.

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Henley Standard

Jon Lord of Deep Purple celebrated

A CONCERT to celebrate the life of rock legend Jon Lord will be held at the Royal Albert Hall tonight .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WPLR

This Day in Music History: April 3rd

Richards' manager later claimed that the comment was a joke. 2000: The Black Crowes were sued by Ohio fan Joshua Harmon for $385,000 claiming that Harmon suffered hearing damage after sitting in the second row at a Black Crowes concert the previous April in Knoxville, TN.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes, Knoxville, TN, Whitesnake, Hard-Rock, David Coverdale

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Canada.com

Maverick of Marda Loop, Jon Lord remembered for determination

Jon Lord's daughters, Katie DeCecco, Jessica Eren, Michelle DeCecco and Mandy DeCecco-Kolebaba speak during the life celebration of their father, a former MLA and well known Calgarian, at the Central United Church in Calgary on Wednesday.

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96.1 The Rocket

E Street Band Performing As KISS?

The E Street Band will dress as KISS when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next week, since KISS will not be performing.

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Philadelphia Weekly

Time for a big Bang breakthrough?

Still making noise: Bang members Frankie Glicken and Frank Ferrara hang out in West Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, Hard-Rock, Philadelphia, PA, Pop/Rock, The Faces, Rod Stewart, Music, Entertainment

Something Else! Reviews

'I know who's doing that': Deep Purple's Don...

Don Airey takes fans into the emotional sessions for "Adagio," a song from All Keyed Up where the keyboardist pays tribute to both Jon Lord, whom he replaced in Deep Purple, as well as former bandmate Gary Moore.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'We perform anywhere we are invited': Deep Purple's ...

A forthcoming concert by Deep Purple in Cyprus has created an uproar, with reports that Greek Cypriot officials tried to prevent the show from happening on the Turkish side of the divided Mediterranean island.

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Examiner.com

10 Rockin' Bands That Haven't Made The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame In 2014

There are those who believe that there is some kind of bias against hard rock and heavy metal bands making it into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame .

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Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Hard-Rock, David Coverdale, Pop/Rock, Whitesnake, Rainbow

KPIC

2014 Fair concert lineup announced

All the concerts are free with fair admission, but you can get reserved seats. The first reserve seating tickets can be purchased from 8:00 am to noon at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 5. At noon that day, reserve seat tickets will also go on sale online.

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