Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical’s cast album.
Two musical worlds came together in Purple's epic 1969 live recording.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
The subject of Satan and evil will always remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial and unsettling.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
The fourth studio set for Ritchie Blackmore’s band featured new lead singer Graham Bonnet replacing Ronnie James Dio.
The best guitar riffs in rock have become part of the cultural fabric, shaping the face of music and influencing wannabe axe legends down the generations.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
Held on the second weekend of August 1968, this is one of the least remembered of all the late 1960s outdoor events. It shouldn't be.
Plumpton Racecourse in the Sussex countryside hosted some huge names at the 9th and 10th National Jazz and Blues Festivals.
With a colorful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.
Containing the belting ‘Since You Been Gone’, Rainbow’s ‘Down To Earth’ album was a muscular, radio-friendly classic from the Ritchie Blackmore-led band.
The designer created some of the most well-known album covers and pop imagery of the 1960s and 70s.
The rock of Deep Purple, drummer and co-founder Ian Paice, was born in Nottingham, England on June 29, 1948.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.