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Whitesnake Rocker Relives Deep Purple Stint On New Album

2nd March 2015

Whitesnake's new album is a flashback for frontman David Coverdale as it features reimagined tracks from his time as Deep Purple's singer.The band's 12th studio album, The Purple Album, will be Coverdale and company's first...

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Dee Snider Sparks Feud With Whitesnake Star

13th February 2015

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has become embroiled in a bitter Twitter feud with former Whitesnake star Doug Aldrich.Snider poked fun at the guitarist's tenure with the classic rock band in a series of posts...

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Whitesnake Recruit Night Ranger Guitarist To Fill Band Vacancy

22nd August 2014

Rockers Whitesnake have recruited former Night Ranger star Joel Hoekstra to replace guitarist Doug Aldrich.Aldrich, who appeared on the band's last two albums, quit in May (14) to concentrate on "several recording and live commitments",...

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David Coverdale Scares Off Black Bear In His Home

1st July 2014

Whitesnake star David Coverdale had a scary encounter with a black bear at his home in Lake Tahoe, Nevada at the weekend (29Jun14).The Here I Go Again singer tells Classic Rock magazine he confronted the...

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Doug Aldrich Quits Whitesnake

10th May 2014

Whitesnake star Doug Aldrich has quit the band to concentrate on a solo career.Frontman David Coverdale confirmed the news via on Friday (09May14). He writes, "It is with a heavy heart we bid...

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Cameron Diaz: I Liked Guys With Make-up

26th March 2013

Cameron Diaz used to be attracted to guys who wore make-up and liked rock music.The 40-year-old actress admits as a teenager she was a big heavy metal fan and her love of bands like Whitesnake...

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Injured Whitesnake Drummer Quits The Band

5th January 2013

Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy has quit the group less than a week after breaking his collarbone in a mountain bike accident.The rocker, who has also worked with Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne and Foreigner, was forced...

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Whitesnake Drummer Brian Tichy Breaks Collarbone

2nd January 2013

Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy is recovering after breaking his collarbone while mountain biking over the weekend (28-30Dec12).The rocker, who has also worked with Ozzy Osbourne and Foreigner, was forced to bow out of a Las...

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Def Leppard Divorce: Vivian Campbell Splits From Wife After 25 Years

By Michael West | 19th November 2012

Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years, Julie Campbell. According to, Campbell - who joined the rockers in 1992 - filed documents in Los Angeles County...

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Journey And Whitesnake Team Up For Joint Tour

6th November 2012

Rock bands Journey and Whitesnake are teaming up for a joint tour of the U.K.The two groups will perform a series of concerts across Britain next year (13), kicking off in Glasgow, Scotland on 18...

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Fascinating Fact 14027

2nd September 2012

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...

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Whitesnake Fan Sues Over Gig Sick Slip

17th August 2012

A 39-year-old Whitesnake fan is suing council officials in Newport, Wales after missing out on the start of the band's December, 2011 gig in the town due to a filthy medical emergency.Lindy Butcher claims she...

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Slash: Jon Lord Had The Baddest Sound In Heavy Metal

17th July 2012

Legendary guitarist, Slash, is the latest in a host of musicians to pay tribute to the late Jon Lord. The organist who crafted Deep Purple 's distinctive sound passed away yesterday (July 16, 2012), at...

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Whitesnake Stars To Relaunch Looted Record Store

8th March 2012

The stars of Whitesnake will make a special appearance at a London record store later this month (Mar12) to relaunch the shop after it was looted in riots last summer (11).Members of the rock group,...

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The Things They Say 22887

21st September 2011

"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...

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Rockers Sue Record Label For Royalties

24th May 2011

Rockers including Whitesnake and Rob Zombie have filed suit against record label executives in a dispute over royalty payments.Zombie, his band White Zombie, 1980s rock group Whitesnake and singer-songwriter Dave Mason have all filed suit...

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Jenna Jameson Wants Broadway Role

21st October 2010

Jenna Jameson is "praying" she can land a role in a Broadway musical. The former porn actress believes she is "perfect" to play strip club owner Justice in US stage show 'Rock of Ages', and...

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Drury Quits Whitesnake To Go Solo

13th September 2010

WHITESNAKE keyboardist TIMOTHY DRURY has quit the band to pursue a solo career.Drury joined the band for its 25th anniversary reunion tour in 2003 - but seven years later, the keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist is...

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Devin Completes New-look Whitesnake

24th August 2010

WHITESNAKE have recruited the LYNCH MOB's rhythm section to replace URIAH DUFFY and CHRIS FRAZIER, who quit the group in June (10).Drummer Brian Tichy was an early replacement for Frazier and the group has now...

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Whitesnake Duo Quit

21st June 2010

WHITESNAKE stars URIAH DUFFY and CHRIS FRAZIER have quit the rock group to pursue other musical ventures.David Coverdale's band announced the news of the bass player and drummer's departure last week (ends18Jun10). Drummer Brian Tichy...

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Whitesnake Wine

15th June 2010

Rockers WHITESNAKE have landed their own wine after lending their name to vintner DENNIS DE LA MONTANYA's new Zinfandel.The Whitesnake Zinfandel 2010 will be available in stores throughout the U.S. next month (Jul10). Frontman David...

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Whitesnake Shoot Down Tour Reports

3rd February 2010

Rockers WHITESNAKE have upset fans by scrapping 2010 tour plans in order to concentrate on their next album.The Here I Go Again hitmakers disappointed their followers by pulling out of their 2009 U.S. tour with...

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Coverdale Scraps Whitesnake Shows Over Throat Pain

12th August 2009

Rockers WHITESNAKE have quit their U.S. tour with JUDAS PRIEST to allow singer DAVID COVERDALE to recover from throat problems.The Here I Go Again singer visited a throat specialist after experiencing pain during a show...

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Whitesnake Cover Model Fainted At The Sight Of Snake

10th June 2009

The teenage model on the cover of WHITESNAKE's SLIDE IT IN album passed out when she realised the reptile around her neck was real.The album has just been re-released to commemorate its 25th anniversary and...

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The Things They Say 12550

10th June 2009

"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...

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Coverdale Takes On Rainbow Rocker Over Miming Comments

19th April 2009

WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has fired back at RAINBOW rocker JOE LYNN TURNER's accusations he mimes onstage. In a recent interview with Spain's, Turner claimed he stumbled upon the rock legend's little secret during a...

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Rainbow Rocker Turner Appalled By Coverdale's Tapes

17th April 2009

RAINBOW rocker JOE LYNN TURNER has stunned the music world by revealing WHITESNAKE star DAVID COVERDALE uses tapes to cover his vocals live. Turner claims he stumbled upon the rock legend's little secret during a festival...

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Led Zep 'Over', Claims Manager

9th January 2009

LED ZEPPELIN'S manager has reportedly claimed that the legendary band is now "over".It was recently announced by Peter Mensch that the band would tour and record with a new singer, in light of Robert Plant's...

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Coverdale Urges Led Zeppelin To Use Guest Vocalists

18th December 2008

WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has urged LED ZEPPELIN star JIMMY PAGE to record a new album using a variety of different guest vocalists. The Kashmir hitmakers announced in October (08) that they plan to tour...

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