The Fender Custom Shop is paying tribute to the "anvil" used to forge one of the greatest guitar riffs in rock history, the one from Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water," with its limited-edition Fender Custom Shop Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster.
Deep Purple's 19th studio album — Now What?! — came out today, April 30, in North America. Three songs from the new album, which is available on iTunes, are being streamed on YouTube. They are "Hell to Pay," "All the Time in the World" and the newly posted "Vincent Price," which you can check out below.
Deep Purple are streaming another new song off their upcoming album, Now What?!, which will be released April 30 in North America by earMUSIC. You can hear the track, "Hell to Pay," below. They've also released the album's complete track listing and cover artwork, which is shown at left.
Deep Purple recently posted an official lyric video for "All The Time in The World," the first single from their upcoming album, NOW What?!. The album will be released April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. The album, which was recorded in Nashville, was produced by Bob Ezrin, who worked on Kiss' Destroyer, Pink Floyd's The Wall and many other classic albums.
The upcoming studio album by Deep Purple, which the band has been promoting with a series of brief, cryptic teaser videos, finally has a name and release date. NOW What?! will be released April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. The band will release a double A-sided single on March 29.
Deep Purple have posted another brief teaser video for their upcoming studio album, their first since 2005's Rapture of the Deep. In the video, which you can check out below, the band members — Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, Steve Morse and Don Airey — discusses their process of selecting songs for the album.
Limited to 2013 production only, the guitar is a meticulously crafted replica of the black Fender Stratocaster Blackmore played with Deep Purple in the early ’70s, including the recording of seminal album Machine Head and the band’s greatest hit single.
Will 2013 be the year of Deep Purple? It's starting to shape up that way. The current version of the band, featuring guitar whiz Steve Morse, are releasing a new studio album in April; they recently posted a mysterious trailer for the upcoming disc.