Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple. Their early material has been compared by critics to the blues rock of Deep Purple, but they slowly began moving toward a more commercially accessible rock style. By the turn of the decade, the band's commercial fortunes changed and they released a string of UK top 10 albums, Ready an' Willing (1980), Come an' Get It (1981), Saints & Sinners (1982) and Slide It In (1984), the last of which was their first to chart in the US and is certified 2x platinum.
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WHITESNAKE Frontman Says Digging Up Bonus Material For Upcoming Reissues Is 'Like Being A Musical Archaeologist'
WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has confirmed to Sweden Rock Magazine that there are plans to reissue several of the band's classic albums, including the multi-platinum 1987 LP "Whitesnake", with a host of bonus material. "We had digital…
via Blabber Mouth at May 9, 2017
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via Blabber Mouth at April 18, 2017
Guitar Legend Allan Holdsworth Passes Away; Members of Dream Theater, Testament, Whitesnake + More React
The prog rock / jazz fusion guitarist died unexpectedly of unknown causes and several of his peers have reflected on this tragic news. Continue reading…
via Loudwire at April 17, 2017
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