Thursday Aug 14
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."
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.
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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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Deep Purple Finally Set To Issue Legendary 'Graz 1975' This Fall
Fans get another opportunity to dig into Deep Purple 's Mk III era with the upcoming release of the oft-bootlegged 'Graz 1975,' long considered the best concert performance ever by David Coverdale , Ritchie Blackmore , Glenn Hughes , Jon Lord and Ian Paice.