In recognition of a man who was a key ingredient in the early emergence of a British rock institution.
In November 1984, the Mk II Deep Purple line-up of Blackmore-Gillan-Glover-Lord-Paice reconvened in style for the album 'Perfect Strangers.'
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
The loudest rock bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?
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.
Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
On 10 October 1970, The Carpenters made their British breakthrough, with the Burt Bacharach and Hal David composition '(They Long To Be) Close To You.'
The collector's edition's 27 songs and score pieces are presented on two LPs, pressed on translucent blue and white vinyl.
Recorded while guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was leaving the band, ‘Made In Europe’ nevertheless reveals what a tight unit Deep Purple were.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
Two musical worlds came together in Purple's epic 1969 live recording.
How many weeks have The Who spent at No. 1 on the UK album chart? Precisely one, with 'Who's Next.'
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.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
With a colourful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.