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Thursday Aug 14 | 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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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Water, Europe, Entertainment

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Noozhawk

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

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.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Kiss, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

ContactMusic.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Hard-Rock, Deep Purple

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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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 05, 2014

RollingStone

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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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Water, Music, Entertainment

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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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Scottsdale, AZ

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.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

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.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Water, Jon Lord

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