Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
The rock of Deep Purple, drummer and co-founder Ian Paice, was born in Nottingham, England on 29 June 1948.
The legend of 'Smoke On The Water' sometimes overshadows the song's unusual chart history.
The powerhouse rock outfit's new set was bolstered by the rock radio hit 'Stone Cold.'
As Bolanmania spread across the UK, the first two Tyrannosaurus Rex albums hit No. 1 together.
'Made In Japan,' the double live set recorded in the summer of 1972 during the band's first tour of Japan, charted in January 1973.
The classic rock supergroup are set to release their new album, 'Holy Ground', through Spinefarm Records later in 2020.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
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.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
From Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to Metallica’s James Hetfield, and many more, the inventors – and survivors – of thrash metal share their war stories.
The hard rock stars feature Glenn Hughes (ex-Deep Purple) and former Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich.
Formed in Hertford in 1968 Deep Purple are often called pioneers of heavy metal and while there’s some truth in that, they would prefer to be viewed as a quality rock group.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
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.'