Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
Elbow's Guy Garvey said he wanted ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Benedict Cumberbatch to join them at Glastonbury to sing Destiny’s Child in the style of Deep Purple.
‘Celebrating Jon Lord’, the memorable concert held in honour of the Deep Purple keyboardist at the Royal Albert Hall, has been released on DVD/Blu-Ray/CD.
Drummer Ian Paice, the rock of Deep Purple as the only member to have been in the band continuously from their inception in 1968.
Deep Purple to 5 Seconds Of Summer took home the honours at the Kerrang! Awards. Awards also went to Fall Out Boy, You Me At Six & Black Veil Brides.
Jon Lord’s organ & piano work illuminated the recording and live output of Deep Purple through their glory years, all the way to his departure in 2002.