With Deep Purple's new studio album, Now What?!, waiting in the wings, we thought we'd take a glance back at the classic Mark II lineup of the band — Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, Ian Paice and Jon Lord — tearing it up, live in New York in 1973.
Check out this newly released clip of Deep Purple performing "Knocking at Your Back Door" in Melbourne, Australia, during their lengthy mid-'80s reunion tour. The clip is from Perfect Strangers Live, the band's new live DVD, which was released this week by Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Speaking of Ritchie Blackmore-era Deep Purple, check out this newly released of Deep Purple performing "Black Night" in Melbourne, Australia, during their lengthy mid-'80s reunion tour. It's from an upcoming DVD, Perfect Strangers Live, which will be released October 14.
Speaking of Ritchie Blackmore-era Deep Purple, check out this newly released of Deep Purple performing "Perfect Strangers" in Melbourne, Australia, during their lengthy mid-'80s reunion tour. It's from an upcoming DVD, Perfect Strangers Live, which will be released October 14.
Deep Purple released a successful album earlier this summer. So did Ritchie Blackmore's band, Blackmore's Night. But are the chances of these guys getting together and releasing a Deep Purple album with Blackmore? According to Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan, it's never gonna happen.
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).
Ritchie Blackmore's current band — Blackmore's Night — have released a new music video for the title track from their latest album, Dancer and the Moon. The album was released June 11 by Frontiers Records.
The veteran guitarist has, in his infinite mercy, granted us a rare interview. (Perhaps the imminent release of the new Deep Purple album, Slaves And Masters, featuring Purple's latest member, Joe Lynn Turner, has something to do with this.) At the moment, Blackmore is dining with some friends; he is to join us at the conclusion of his meal.