Tag Archives: Ian Gillan

IAN GILLAN BAND – Return To The Source

May 26, 2022

Talking Elephant 2022 From smoke on the water and into clear air turbulence: ultimate hard-rock singer expands his grasp of rhythm-and-blues and gets a grip on jazz. Born out of necessity after the former DEEP PURPLE warbler’s voice was frayed … 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: 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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