Posts tagged Ian Gillan

Deep Purple Begun Writing Material For Twentieth Studio Album

June 8, 2014
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Just last year we saw the release of Deep Purple’s (brace yourselves) nineteenth studio album, ‘Now What?!,’ and it was widely evident that the veteran rock group haven’t slowed down in either their performance quality or songwriting ability throughout their nearly five decade-long career. ‘Now What?!’ marked Deep Purple’s first new album in seven years, however according to lead vocalist Ian Gillan the band isn’t looking to continue that trend.

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Alice Cooper, Scorpions Recording Covers for Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album

February 4, 2014
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“I’m letting them pick what songs they wanna do in the way they wanna do it,” widow and longtime manager Wendy Dio last told the Artisan News back in 2011 regarding the project. Currently the forthcoming Ronnie James Dio shows such renowned artists as Alice Cooper, Metallica, original Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, Dave Grohl and Scorpions paying tribute to the late great metal icon.

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