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Made In Japan (1973)
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Nov 29 2015

Whitesnake's David Coverdale and Reb Beach Discuss New Deep Purple Tribute Album (6/2/2015)
Nobody expected Whitesnake to release an album of songs originally recorded by Deep Purple—not even David Coverdale, who fronted Purple between 1973 and ’76. “It was certainly not part of my agenda, but I really couldn’t be happier,” Coverdale ...
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Nov 29 2015

Whitesnake Premiere Music Video for Their Cover of Deep Purple's "The Gypsy" (11/25/2015)
Whitesnake has shared the official music video for "The Gypsy," a track from the band's latest album, The Purple Album, which was released in May. The video, which youi can check out below, includes footage from the band's "The Purple Tour," wh...
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Nov 29 2015

Street Guitarist Damian Salazar Plays Deep Purple's "Highway Star" — Video (5/20/2015)
Back in March, we ran a hugely popular video of young Argentinian street guitarist Damian Salazar blowing minds (but, oddly, not turning too many heads) with his high-speed fretboard antics on a busy Buenos Aires street corner. Since then, Salaz...
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Nov 29 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Deep Purple, Yes, Nine Inch Nails and Steve Miller Lead Nominees (10/8/2015)
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominations for its Class of 2016. The list includes Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Nine Inch Nails, Los Lobos, Steve Miller, the Smiths and Yes. Other hopefuls include Janet Jackso...
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Nov 29 2015

Guitarist Joel Hoekstra Talks 'Purple,' Whitesnake's New Deep Purple Tribute Album (5/15/2015)
Shortly after Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord died in 2012, Whitesnake vocalist—and former Deep Purple frontman—David Coverdale reached out to guitarist Ritchie Blackmore about the possibility of working on a project together in Lord’s honor. ...
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Nov 29 2015

Deep Purple Perform "Smoke on the Water" on NBC's 'Today' Show — Video (7/24/2015)
Deep Purple performed "Smoke on the Water" on NBC's Today show Thursday morning, July 23. The performance, which took place live from New York City's Rockefeller Plaza, was billed as a "Throwback Thursday" event. Three members of the current Dee...
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Apr 13 2015

Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore Talks "Highway Star" Guitar Solo — Covers by John Petrucci, Joe Satriani and More (4/13/2015)
“Highway Star” is but one highlight of Machine Head, Deep Purple’s greatest triumph. Ironically, it almost never came to be. In early 1972, shortly after retreating to Montreaux, Switzerland, to record, the British band was beset by a wealth of ...
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Mar 30 2015

Whitesnake Premiere New Cover of Deep Purple's "Burn" (3/30/2015)
Let's call it a "Cover-Dale." Whitesnake are streaming their new version of “Burn,” which started its life as the title track for a 1974 Deep Purple album featuring Whitesnake's David Coverdale on vocals. Coverdale was a member of Deep Purple fr...
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Aug 6 2014

Steve Morse Talks Deep Purple History and U.S. Tour, Plus New Flying Colors Album, 'Second Nature' (8/6/2014)
Deep Purple’s latest album, 2013's Now What?!, marked the opening of next chapter in the band’s 46-year career. Blending the spirit of classic Seventies Deep Purple with modern production and a progressive mindset, the album reached Number 1 in...
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Jun 17 2014

Yngwie Malmsteen Tackles Deep Purple's "Highway Star" in the Eighties — Listen (6/17/2014)
We admit this one is random — completely inspired by Yngwie Malmsteen's action-packed visit to Guitar World HQ last week. Check out Malmsteen's high-energy instrumental cover of Deep Purple's "Highway Star" from the mid-Eighties. The track ori...
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Oct 16 2013

Nirvana, Deep Purple, Yes and Kiss Among 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees (10/16/2013)
Nirvana — Guitar World's current cover stars — are among the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 nominees. This latest batch of hopefuls also includes Deep Purple,
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Oct 1 2013

Deep Purple Announce New Single, "Above and Beyond" (10/1/2013)
Deep Purple have announced the next single from their 2013 album, NOW What?!. The single, "Above and Beyond," will be released October 25 via earMUSIC. You can check out a sample of the track below. According to the band's website, "Above and Be...
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Sep 5 2013

Hear Isolated Guitar Solos from Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," Deep Purple's "Highway Star," Judas Priest's "Painkiller," Metallica's "Fade to Black" and More (9/5/2013)
Below, check out the isolated guitar parts from Brian May's solo on Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Ritchie Blackmore's solo on Deep Purple's "Highway Star." But wait, there's more! If you keep listening to the playlist, you'll hear several mor...
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Aug 26 2013

The Record that Changed My Life: Yngwie Malmsteen Discusses Deep Purple's 'Fireball' (8/26/2013)
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Yngwie Malmsteen chooses (and discusses) the record that changed his life. Deep PurpleFireball (1971) My sister gave me Fireball for my eighth birthday, June 30, 1971, and that day my life forever change. I knew immediately th...
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Aug 7 2013

Deep Purple unveil free TC Electronic TonePrints (8/7/2013)
Read more about Deep Purple unveil free TC Electronic TonePrints at MusicRadar.com TC Electronic has announced the addition of five free Deep Purple TonePrints, created in conjunction with bassist Roger Glover and guitarist Steve Morse.Like all ...
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Aug 1 2013

Deep Purple's Ian Gillian Has No Desire to Reunite with Ritchie Blackmore (8/1/2013)
Deep Purple released a successful album earlier this summer. So did Ritchie Blackmore's band, Blackmore's Night. But is there a chance these guys will get together and release a Deep Purple album with Blackmore? According to Deep Purple singer I...
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Aug 1 2013

Deep Purple to Release 'Perfect Strangers Live' DVD in October (8/1/2013)
Speaking of Ritchie Blackmore-era Deep Purple, we thought we'd let you know Eagle Rock Entertainment will be releasing a new DVD — Perfect Strangers Live — October 14. The concert shown on the DVD, which was shot in Melbourne, Australia, during ...
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Jun 26 2013

Purple Heart: Daredevil Guitar Virtuoso Steve Morse Discusses Deep Purple's New Album, 'Now What?!' (6/26/2013)
This is an excerpt from the August 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine. For the rest of this story, plus a tribute to Slayer's Jeff Hanneman and features on Buzz Osbourne of the Melvins, Joe Bonamassa, Iggy and the Stooges, Eric Clapton's 2013 C...
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Jun 17 2013

Hear "Carry On...Jon," Ritchie Blackmore's Instrumental Tribute to Deep Purple's Jon Lord (6/16/2013)
Blackmore's Night released their new studio album, Dancer and the Moon, June 11 through Frontiers Records. Among the album's highlights is an instrumental track called "Carry On...Jon," which Ritchie Blackmore wrote as a tribute to his former De...