Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. The band is considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, together with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, have been referred to as the "unholy trinity of British hard rock and heavy metal in the early to mid-seventies". They were listed in the 1975 Guinness Book of World Records as "the globe's loudest band" for a 1972 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre, and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide.
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"Love Symbol #2" attempts to echo the familiar sublime ethos Prince embodied throughout his lifelong body of art.
via Dancing Astronaut at August 15, 2017
Deep Purple's longest serving guitarist Steve Morse has addressed Ritchie Blackmore's comments about wanting to play one last show with the band. Continue reading…
via Loudwire at August 9, 2017
DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse says that "it would be nice" for the band to perform with Ritchie Blackmore one last time, explaining that everybody involved would "get a kick out of it if they could get past the psychological barriers." Blackmore…
via Blabber Mouth at August 9, 2017
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