Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts its 31st group featuring far-out artists Frank Zappa, The Sex Pistols, T. Rex & Iggy Pop as well as fan favorites Deep Purple, Air Supply, Richard Marx & more
Guitar virtuoso Randy Rhoads was on a fast track to becoming the greatest rock guitar player of all time. But it all came crashing to halt when he died in a plane crash in 1981 at age 25. Take a closer look at Rhoads’ life in this excerpt from the new biography “Randy Rhoads.”
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.
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
Don Airey took over for the legendary Jon Lord in Deep Purple when the elder Lord decided to retire from the band. Airey is Heavy Metal’s best known keyboard player. In a genre based on the electric guitar, Deep Purple’s love affair with the keyboard is well-documented, but it was Airey that brought the instrument to new heights when he wrote and performed the opening to "Mr. Crowley" on Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Oz. Now, after two decades, Airey has released his second solo album, an ode to the universe titled A Light in the Sky.