Tag Archives: David Coverdale

“The Butterfly Ball” Gets A Box Set Treatment

February 25, 2018

While the reissue of this project’s live version remains in contractual limbo, 1974’s “The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast” – credited to Roger Glover And Friends but written in significant part by Eddie Hardin – will emerge anew as … Continue reading

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WHITESNAKE Mark “1987” Anniversary With A New Reissue

August 17, 2017

There’s been some wondering as to whether WHITESNAKE were going to celebrate another decade of their “1987” masterpiece with a new reissue – given there was one ten years ago that coupled remastered CD with a DVD. Yes, they were, … Continue reading

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“Butterfly Ball”: A New Look At The Movie

May 20, 2017

Since its release in 1974, Roger Glover’s “The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast” has had a double life: one of a glorified rock opera, and the other of a slightly surrealistic film that interjected footage from a 1975 concert … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE Reissue Their 1976 Set

April 6, 2016

Long known before as “On The Wings Of A Russian Foxbat” and made official back in 1995 – under different covers and titles on either side of the Atlantic – a King Biscuit recording of a concert that DEEP PURPLE played on … Continue reading

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Martin Popoff: Sail Away – Whitesnake’s Fantastic Voyage

September 1, 2015

Soundcheck Books 2015 Light shed into the shadow of the blues but the farthest reaches of one band’s story remain deeply dark. It’s somehow ironic that this book was finished shortly before its subject released “The Purple Album” which could … Continue reading

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