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40 Years Ago: Deep Purple Release ‘Burn’

Most rock fans like to hear something a little different when their favorite artists release a new album. But when Deep Purple released their eighth studio LP, 'Burn,' on Feb. 15, 1974, things had changed for the band in some major ways.

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Fire Destroys Recording Studio, But Deep Purple Avoid Another ‘Smoke on the Water’

The German recording studio where an upcoming live release was mixed for Deep Purple has been destroyed in a fire.

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Geddy Lee Supports Deep Purple and Yes Rock Hall Inductions

One of the cool things about being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is getting to cast your vote in subsequent inductions -- and freshly minted Rock Hall member Geddy Lee sounds like he's already given some thought to who he'll vote for when he casts his first ballot.

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Nirvana, KISS, Deep Purple + More Nominated for 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced its nominees for the class of 2014. Among those being considered for a 2014 induction include Nirvana, KISS, Deep Purple + many more.

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Kiss, Yes, Deep Purple Among 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Kiss, Deep Purple, Yes, and Peter Gabriel are among the nominees for the 2014 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other classic rock hopefuls include Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates, and the Zombies.

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40 Years Ago: Ian Gillan Quits Deep Purple

By mid-1973, the bloom was off the rose for Deep Purple. Internal issues had risen to the top and long-standing lead singer Ian Gillan opted to leave the band. At the same time, bassist Roger Glover was told his services were no longer needed, by direct order of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore. The Deep Purple lineup known as Mark II, was no more.

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Lars Ulrich: Deep Purple Should Be in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The guys in Deep Purple are celebrating their 45th anniversary with another album and the latest round of tour dates. But if Metallica's Lars Ulrich had anything to say about it, they'd also have a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Metallica, Iron Maiden and More to Appear on Deep Purple Tribute Album ‘Re-Machined’

Nearly 45 years after Deep Purple was assembled, some of rock and metal’s most celebrated acts such as Metallica, Iron Maiden and Black Label Society have paid tribute to the legendary act in the upcoming compilation ‘Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head.’

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Founding Deep Purple Keyboard Player Jon Lord Dies at 71

There’s sad news to report as legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord has passed away at the age of 71. A statement at the musician’s official website reports that the musician suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism in London on Monday (July 16) after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Metallica Contributing to Dio and Deep Purple Tribute Albums

The loss of vocalist Ronnie James Dio to stomach cancer in 2010 still stings the hearts of metal fans, including that of the mighty Metallica. The band plans to be involved in the upcoming Dio ribute album, which will also feature Anthrax, Rob Halford and more. It turns out that Metallica even contacted Dio’s widow directly in order to get the ball rolling on their participation.

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