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Deep Purple Announce Return to North America

Hot on the heels of a string of international tour dates, Deep Purple is coming stateside in June, and they’re not alone. They'll be playing 16 shows throughout the United States and Canada, all but one of which will feature a symphony orchestra. ... …

Dear Guitar Hero: Steve Morse

He’s a stylistic master of the guitar who has been a member of classic rock acts that include Kansas and Deep Purple. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is… If you could put together the ultimate five-piece rock supergroup, who would be in the band? You can choose from musicians living or dead. —Phil Murray Oh, boy, this is very difficult. On drums, I’d say John Bonham. Jeff Beck... …

Deep Purple DVD Retrospective Due June 2

On June 2, Deep Purple fans will have the opportunity to experience highlights from the early days of the legendary band, when Eagle Rock Entertainment releases History, Hits, & Highlights, a special 2-DVD set ($24.98). ... …

6,346 Guitar Players Converge in Poland to Play Hendrix's "Hey Joe"

On Friday, May 1, 2009, 6,346 guitar players joined together at the “Thanks Jimi Festival” in Poland to play the Jimi Hendrix hit “Hey Joe,” more than tripling the standing record for “Largest Guitar Ensemble” of 2,052 set last year in Concord, California. The event took place in the historic center of Wroclaw, Poland (formerly Breslau) — a city which has taken on the title of “Wroclaw Guitar... …

Michael Angelo Batio Performs Deep Purple's "Burn"

Michael Angelo Batio performed live at the Metal Method show in Simi Valley, California. This was recorded on July 9, 2008, at the Cultural Arts Center. The concert was sponsored by Metal Method, the company that produces Michael Angelo Batio's instructional DVDs. This is to promote MAB's new DVD guitar lesson, Speed Lives 2, available on December 1, 2008. This program teaches how to play ... …

Guitar World Lands Ritchie Blackmore!

Greetings once again, everyone...sorry it's taken me so long to make another Fine Print post. We've been a little extra busy these last few weeks between our company retreat in Monterey, California, an internet outage in the NYC office that lasted two full days, and just general magazine/CD-ROM/DVD/web site madness.We've had some interesting visitors the past few weeks, all of which should... …

Ritchie Blackmore Ties Ye Olde Knot

In October 5, 2008, ceremony at Castle on the Hudson in Tarrytown, New York, Deep Purple/Rainbow guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore married his longtime girlfriend, Candice Night. Candice is also the singer of Blackmore's Night, the duo's folk music project. ... …

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