Accompanying this morning's announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2015 induction class was the usual head shaking and open-mouthed disbelief that some of classic rock's oldest and most worthy bands were passed up once again.
Ritchie Blackmore left the band shortly after the November 1974 release of 'Stormbringer.'
We review Deep Purple's new live DVD, recorded in a historic spot with an orchestra.
There are so many rock songs about highways that you could spend years trying to listen to them all, but this edition of Clash of the Titans narrows our focus down to two of the greatest.
Friends, fans and colleagues of former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord congregated to celebrate his legacy earlier this year, and now the result -- the deluxe recording of an all-star concert titled 'Celebrating Jon Lord at the Royal Albert Hall' -- is in stores.
'Graz 1975' captures the Mark III Deep Purple lineup in one of its very last performances. However, this is hardly the sound of a band in its final hours.
Put together former members of Deep Purple, Vanilla Fudge and Whitesnake, and the results are Rated X.
The celebrated Mark II lineup of Deep Purple had long refused to get back together simply to cash checks on a reunion tour.
We're still weeks away from the Sept. 26 release of the live film and CD 'Celebrating Jon Lord at the Royal Albert Hall,' but you can catch an early glimpse of the concert's contents right now.
Deep Purple's forthcoming 'Live in Verona' DVD finds the group working with strings again.