To the delight of longtime fans, Dancer and the Moon, the new album by Blackmore's Night, comes with a healthy serving of Ritchie Blackmore's trademark guitar playing. Among the album's highlights is an instrumental track called "Carry On...Jon," which Blackmore wrote as a tribute to his former Deep Purple bandmate Jon Lord, who died in 2012 at age 71.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
At 1 p.m. EST today (May 17), Deep Purple premiered the music video for "Vincent Price," a track off their new album, Now What?!, which was released April 30 in North America via Ear Music. The "Vincent Price" clip, which you can watch below, represents the band's first music video in more than 20 years.
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.