Fact: Def Leppard star PHIL COLLEN has recruited Whitesnake frontman DAVID COVERDALE to his new band Delta Deep for a new track. Coverdale stepped into the studio with the guitarist and Stone Temple Pilots star Robert DeLeo to record new song Private Number, which will appear on the supergroup's self-titled debut. Delta Deep, which is released next week (beg22Jun15), also features a guest spot from Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott.
Fact: Whitesnake star DAVID COVERDALE thrilled rock fans in Nevada on Saturday (01Sep12) when he joined former Van Halen star Sammy Hagar onstage during his Lake Tahoe gig for a rendition of Led Zeppelin's Rock And Roll.
Quote: "I've retired more times than Frank Sinatra but luckily, I didn't tell many people. The music business can be so exhausting and destructive on a person, which makes you think sometimes, that you have to step back and take stock of your situation and circumstances." Whitesnake frontman DAVID COVERDALE, who turns 60 on Thursday (22Sep11).
Quote: "I am delighted that I go from a whisper to a scream. (Former Rainbow frontman) Ritchie Blackmore said it is a man's voice and that's a big compliment. I like having a man's voice." Whitesnake singer DAVID COVERDALE, who boasts a four-octave range, appreciates compliments from his peers.