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David Gilmour- About Face 35th Anniversary

David Gilmour joins Redbeard In the Studio on the 35th anniversary of Gilmour's 1984 solo album "About Face".

In the Studio 8-22-88: Deep Purple- Machine Head

The absolute essence of timeless rock music is contained in the music of Deep Purple's Machine Head . We already knew it then thirty years ago when we asked Ian Gillan and Roger Glover to share their recollections of making "Smoke on the Water",…

Hard+Heavy Box 10th Anniversary- Deep Purple, Whitesnake, KISS, Bad Company, Heart, Judas Priest, Boston

When entities outside of the rock world try to define it, I usually hold my breath and cover my eyes, but in 2008 the folks at Time- Life   did a pretty impressive job collecting hard rock genre-defining classics from Deep Purple, Whitesnake,…

Deep Purple-Who Do We Think We Are?-Ian Gillan, Roger Glover

Forty-fith anniversary of Deep Purple's "Who Do We Think We Are?", their January 1973 followup tp "Machine Head".
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Def Leppard- Hysteria- Joe Elliott, Rick Savage

Def Leppard are first-ballot inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

Whitesnake'87- David Coverdale- 30th Anniversary

For one of the best-selling hard rock albums in history, Whitesnake ’87 , here are some of the questions we posed to Whitesnake king cobra David Coverdale. Happy birthday DC (22nd ) !
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Deep Purple- Machine Head- Ian Gillan, Roger Glover

Deep Purple's "Machine Head" album was made amidst a virtual minefield of misfortunes, any one of which had the potential to thwart the effort. Happy birthday lead singer Ian Gillan (19th )!

History of Heavy Metal pt1

My guests are the leaders of the pioneering bands who forged the foundation of Heavy Metal: Deep Purple's Ian Gillan and Roger Glover; Alice Cooper; Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS; Rob Halford of Judas Priest; the late Ronnie Montrose…