Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
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.
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.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
Plumpton Racecourse in the Sussex countryside hosted some huge names at the 9th and 10th National Jazz and Blues Festivals.
The album and Blu-ray feature performances from Gillan's orchestral 2016 tour of Eastern Europe with a band including Purple colleague Don Airey.
Augmented with memorabilia from the time, the book also plots the celebrated guitarist's career in photos, through Deep Purple, Rainbow and Blackmore’s Night.
The lead track is a remake of the much-covered 'I Just Want To Make Love To You,' written by Willie Dixon and first recorded by Muddy Waters.
The Long Goodbye tour kicked off in May 2017 in Europe and included a North American leg with Alice Cooper and Edgar Winter.
The band will release the 'Flesh & Blood' album on 10 May via Frontiers Music, and their 2019 world tour is now under way.
uDiscover Music presents a career-length playlist honouring the work of one of the world's greatest guitarists.
From heavy blues outings of the late 60s to pioneering anthems from the early 70s, we bring you the 11 songs that inspired heavy metal…