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Gillan Blasts 'Death Sentence' Of Classic Rock Radio

16th August 2007

DEEP PURPLE frontman IAN GILLAN believes U.S. radio stations that play nothing but classic rock are a "death sentence" for...

Fascinating Fact 3462

26th June 2007

Guitarists in Germany set a new world record on Saturday (23Jun07) by performing a mass rendition of DEEP PURPLE's rock...

Guitar Record Set To Smoke On The Water

4th June 2007

More than 1,680 guitarists broke a world record by playing DEEP PURPLE classic SMOKE ON THE WATER simultaneously yesterday (03Jun07)....

Deep Purple Live Album Withdrawn

28th February 2007

Deep Purple's latest album has been withdrawn after the group told fans not to buy it.Sony BMG made the decision...

Deep Purple Live Album Withdrawn

27th February 2007

LATEST: DEEP PURPLE's pleas that fans stop buying their latest album have worked - the record giant responsible for its...

Deep Purple Urge Fans To Avoid Latest Release

26th February 2007

Veteran rockers DEEP PURPLE are pleading with fans to not buy their latest album - a recording of their worst...

Bassist Appleby Shot By Neighbour

1st December 2006

IAN GILLIAN's bassist RODNEY APPLEBY is being treated for a facial gunshot wound after allegedly being attacked by a neighbour...

Hendrix Visited Brother In His Dreams

9th November 2006

JIMI HENDRIX's little brother LEON has revealed the late guitar legend came to him in a dream and urged him...

The Things They Say 3295

8th November 2006

"I've got to keep it long as I've got such huge ears." DEEP PURPLE singer DAVID COVERDALE on his shaggy...

Embarrassed Abba Star Draws Her Own Raffle Ticket

20th September 2006

Former ABBA singer ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD was left embarrassed at a London charity auction last Thursday (14SEP06) when she drew her...

Fascinating Fact 1991

23rd August 2006

DEEP PURPLE frontman IAN GILLAN is spending free time on his Smoke This! solo tour writing a novel.

Dulli Refuses To Pull Plug On Tel Aviv Gig

4th August 2006

Former AFGHAN WHIGS star GREG DULLI is ignoring conflict concerns in the Middle East and pressing ahead with plans to...

Depeche Mode Scrap Tel Aviv Show

2nd August 2006

DEPECHE MODE have scrapped their upcoming Tel Aviv, Israel concert due to the spiralling problems in the Middle East. The...

Deep Purple Refuse To Cancel Concert In Beirut

18th July 2006

Rock band DEEP PURPLE are refusing to cancel a scheduled concert near Beirut, Lebanon, even in light of the crisis...

Coverdale Slams Celebrity Marriages

22nd February 2006

Former DEEP PURPLE and WHITESNAKE rocker DAVID COVERDALE has vowed never to marry another celebrity after discovering they are usually...

Coverdale Considering Comeback

16th February 2006

Former DEEP PURPLE and WHITESNAKE rocker DAVID COVERDALE has vowed to make a second solo comeback this year - if...

Gillan Promotes Drinking And Smoking Health Routine

6th February 2006

DEEP PURPLE rocker IAN GILLAN refuses to lead a traditionally healthy lifestyle, because drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes works for...

Purple Star Calls On Red Hot Chili Peppers For New Album

29th November 2005

Former DEEP PURPLE frontman GLENN HUGHES is planning a major comeback - with the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. The...

Metallica Fulfill Stones Dream

24th November 2005

Rock legends METALLICA fulfilled a lifetime ambition last week (ends18NOV05) when they performed alongside their music heroes THE ROLLING STONES....

Canadian Stars Confirmed For Live 8

22nd June 2005

BRYAN ADAMS and CELINE DION have been confirmed as the star attractions at the Canadian LIVE 8 concert on 2...

Pavarotti Lends Voice To Deep Purple

12th March 2005

Legendary tenor LUCIANO PAVAROTTI will lend his voice to a new version of DEEP PURPLE classic SMOKE ON THE WATER,...

Police Hunt For Ritchie Blackmore Hoaxer

17th January 2005

Former DEEP PURPLE and RAINBOW star RITCHIE BLACKMORE has become the latest rock great to be caught up in a...

Osbourne Was Oblivious To Fame

5th October 2004

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE was oblivious to how famous he really was when he sang in the band BLACK SABBATH....

Iommi Releases Fabled Dep Sessions Tracks

2nd September 2004

BLACK SABBATH star TONY IOMMI and DEEP PURPLE founder GLENN HUGHES are releasing their much-bootlegged 1996 album DEP SESSIONS for...

Abba Star Plans Comeback

26th August 2004

Former ABBA star ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD's planned musical comeback could be the start of a "successful solo career". The...

Classic Rockers Come Together For 2005 Tour

29th July 2004

Classic rockers from groups like RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP and DEEP PURPLE have joined forces to create a new supergroup....

Whitney To Sing In China For First Time

21st June 2004

Singer WHITNEY HOUSTON is boosting her plans for a career comeback by making her debut concert appearance in China....

Deep Purple Gillan's Tragic Astronaut Friendship

4th September 2003

DEEP PURPLE frontman IAN GILLAN was distraught over the tragic destruction of the COLUMBIA Space Shuttle earlier this year (01FEB03)...

Lynyrd Skynyrd To Perform For Troops In Germany

15th May 2003

Patriotic Rockers LYNYRD SKYNYRD have announced a free show for American troops stationed in Germany. The SWEET HOME ALABAMA...

India Not Into Stones

4th April 2003

THE ROLLING STONES have failed to sell out their first concerts in India - because Indian kids aren't interested....

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