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Change of gear

Out goes the old bandana, in come the snazzy college headgear and gown.  Has Roger Glover made a career decision and decided to audition for Blackmore’s Night?  99 more words

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Chaos?

Ian Paice is featured in the new issue of Record Collector, and refers to their new studio album titled “Glorious Chaos”.  Whether this will be the final title or is just a working name we don’t know, though it does sound very Ian Gillan!   49 more words

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Machine Head shout out

It being that time of year (Christmas? No, much more important – the anniversary of the Machine Head sessions! 43 years ago this week) I’ve been reminded to mention the ‘looking back’ feature we did some time ago which some will have missed. 171 more words

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Pay to view

Hot on the heels of that interesting Marshall documentary (which was pretty good for the most part – and great to have Purple’s part of the story properly recognised, and see Nick Simper, Bernie Marsden and Mick Underwood in a show together), and that iffy Made In Japan one from a few weeks back, comes news that the much edited Last Concert In Japan aka Rises Over Japan Mk 4 video gets an airing at the weekend, albeit on Sky Arts (Sat Dec 6th). 70 more words

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Marshall

Documentary looking at the history of Marshall on BBC4 TV Friday night at 10.00pm, which should be of interest to most Purple fans. As is all too often the case with the BBC these days I’ve not seen one trailer for the show (clearly Lucy Worsle… 145 more words

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1974 in focus

These days the anniversaries seem to be coming thick and fast; I just had a journalist enquiring about photographs I took at the Butterfly Ball show as he was planning a 40th anniversary feature on the album…  could it really be that long ago? 324 more words

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Re-Live Rock n Roll?

The silly season for news is well and truly over (and let’s face it how can anyone top the Daily Mail story that “loom bands cause cancer”?). 301 more words

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