The first edition of the Hot Wacks guide to bootleg LP and CDs in 1992 detailed 88 Deep Purple releases. Today, that total has probably multiplied by 10.
Eagle Rock Entertainment will re-release “Shades Of Deep Purple,” “The Book Of Taliesyn” and their self-titled third album. All three come with exciting extras.
There’s still time to pick up our June 2011 issue on the newsstand now.
Luminous doesn’t begin to describe Ronnie James Dio’s contribution to rock. From Elf to Black Sabbath, his career was astonishing in its color and in its breadth.
Almost all of the dates on the band’s first North American tour in four years will feature an orchestra
The powerful Deep Purple has thus far been denied entrance to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Well, we didn’t get 10 albums out of him but we did get six examples that have changed his life.
Keyboardist/producer Erik Norlander, perhaps best known for his band (Rocket Scientists) and his wife (vocalist Lana Lane), reveals his favorite albums
Unquestionably, one of the most talented, influential 1950s group leads was Eugene Mumford. The North Carolina native lent his golden tenor to the pioneering, influential Larks and later enjoyed his greatest successes fronting Billy Ward’s Dominoes on “Star Dust” and “Deep Purple.”
Looking at small bits of art necessarily enters the realm of the abstract, and, of course, a guitar solo is usually shorter than a band’s catalog, much less an album or even a song. So, this gets tricky.