A seminal part of the history of rhythm and blues music, Bland was born in a tiny community in Shelby County, Tennessee on January 27, 1930.
Birch worked on highly successful albums in the catalogs of such notables as Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath.
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.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
The rock of Deep Purple, drummer and co-founder Ian Paice, was born in Nottingham, England on 29 June 1948.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
Whitesnake is a British hard blues-rock band founded by David Coverdale of Deep Purple that found worldwide success with their heavy sound.
Earlier this week, artists ranging from Slipknot, Whitesnake to Sons Of Apollo, Michael Schenker, Green Day and Lacuna Coil all postponed dates.
The hard rock stars feature Glenn Hughes (ex-Deep Purple) and former Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich.
The renowned guitarist played with both Def Leppard and The Last In Line at this year's Download.
Tesla's Frank Hannon said, “It’s obvious when you see this festival crowd that people appreciate [Download] and love it.”
Discussing the band's upcoming 12th studio record, the guitarist says they already have a “bunch of songs” in the bag.
The band will release the 'Flesh & Blood' album on 10 May via Frontiers Music, and their 2019 world tour is now under way.
McKenna also played with Michael Schenker, Ian Gillan and Gary Moore and was much-loved by the young Def Leppard.
The song was a bonus track on their last studio release, 2015's 'The Purple Album.'