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
“I was in Milan doing a photo session for my European label,” Ian Gillan recalls, “and there were lots of girls in the studio. Then somebody put the album on quietly in the background. Nobody was listening to it, but you could hear it in the air.
Was the third time was the charm for ex-Deep Purple frontman Ian Gillan?