Tag Archives: Ian Gillan

“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: Another Japanese Adventure

June 24, 2015

A few days ago we on the forthcoming DEEP PURPLE concert album, “From The Setting Sun…”, documenting the band’s performance at Wacken festival in 2013, and now there’s a release date announced: August 28th. More so, now the ellipsis at the end … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE Down With The Wacken Set

June 21, 2015

It was known from the beginning that DEEP PURPLE‘s set played at Wacken festival in 2013 would be out in audio and video formats – there was even talk about the 3D vesrion – but it took the band two years … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: long overdue Long Beach memoir

January 20, 2015

There was no such thing as a typical DEEP PURPLE show back in the ’70s, only typical set lists: that’s why there’s so many concert recordings from that era – legal and otherwise. It’s taken years, though, to bring an old … Continue reading

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Members of DEEP PURPLE, YES and other rock heroes head for THE DOORS

September 30, 2013

Looks like with every new tribute album under his guidance, Billy Sherwood expands both his artistic span and the circle of musicians involved in such a project. Hot on the heels of ,  a tribute To STEVE MILLER BAND, lately the producer has corralled … Continue reading

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