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Newly Discovered Fossils Named After DEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE And MESHUGGAH’s TOMAS HAAKE

Newly Discovered Fossils Named After DEEP PURPLE’s IAN PAICE And MESHUGGAH’s TOMAS HAAKE

DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice and MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake have now been immortalized with some newly discovered ancient fossils named after them. Named Ophiopetagno Paicei and Muldaster Haakei, the two fossils of extinct brittle stars were retrieved from 428-million-year-old rocks from the Swedish island of Gotland. “Analyzing fossils the size of a dust grain...

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Video: BRUCE DICKINSON And ROGER GLOVER Perform JON LORD’s ‘Concerto For Group And Orchestra’ In Hungary

Video: BRUCE DICKINSON And ROGER GLOVER Perform JON LORD’s ‘Concerto For Group And Orchestra’ In Hungary

IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson joined DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover for a performance of Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra” last night (Friday, November 5) in Győr, Hungary. Adding DEEP PURPLE tracks, the concert was performed by the Győr Symphony Orchestra together with Kaitner Z Doka (JON LORD, IAN PAICE, DON AIREY) on...

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DEEP PURPLE Releasing Covers Album ‘Turning To Crime’; Check Out Track Listing, Artwork

It seems that DEEP PURPLE’s next studio release will be a covers album called “Turning To Crime”. A since-deleted product page on the web site of the retail chain FNAC (you can see cached version at this location) , revealed that the effort with arrive on November 26 via earMUSIC. The album will contain DEEP...

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IAN GILLAN Comments On RITCHIE BLACKMORE Ever Rejoining DEEP PURPLE; Blasts DAVID COVERDALE

IAN GILLAN Comments On RITCHIE BLACKMORE Ever Rejoining DEEP PURPLE; Blasts DAVID COVERDALE

DEEP PURPLE vocalist Ian Gillan says that a reunion with former guitarist Ritchie Blackmore would be a “circus” and “it would be no fun at all.” Blackmore, who co-founded the group, hasn’t performed with DEEP PURPLE since his 1993 departure. Guitarist Steve Morse took over Blackmore’s vacated spot in 1994 and has remained with the...

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The Ultimate Guide To HEAVY METAL: The 13 Most Influential Bands Of All Time

HEAVY METAL (or simply METAL) is a genre of rock music that arose in the late 1960s and early 1970s mostly throughout the United Kingdom and United States . It's roots lay within blues, classical music and rock and it is generally characterized by a massive sound of distortion, extended guitar solos, driving drum beats, vigorous vocals and an emphasis on loudness. Heavy metal itself has spawned numerous subgenres which generally can be identified through changing, or omitting one of the these attributes.

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Legendary IRON MAIDEN Producer MARTIN BIRCH Dead At 71

Legendary IRON MAIDEN Producer MARTIN BIRCH Dead At 71

In some sad news, we have learned that legendary British record producer Martin Birch, who is best known for engineering and producing albums by DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, FLEETWOOD MAC, WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT and IRON MAIDEN, died over the weekend (Sunday, August 9) at the age of 71. Birch’s death was confirmed by...