Deep Purple News
After nearly two decades performing renaissance music, guitarist returns to Deep Purple and Rainbow material
Annual show, featuring performances from the Roots, David Byrne, inductees Steve Miller, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick and Chicago, set to air this weekend
David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes talk unlikely run-ins and finally getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Chicago and Steve Miller also entered Hall of Fame and came together for mega-jam at the end
"Bands are strange creatures... But when it works, it's pretty damn good. There's nothing better," says Ian Paice
"Every hard rock band in the last 40 years, including mine, traces its lineage directly back to Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple," says Metallica's Lars Ulrich
Band played favorites, including "Highway Star," "Hush," "Green Onions" and "Smoke on the Water"
From the mysterious disappearance of singer Rod Evans to covering Neil Diamond
"Hallelujah," Metallica drummer says
"We can't wrestle people to the ground and make them perform together," says Hall of Fame President Joel Peresman
"The induction is not – in clear fact – for Deep Purple," Ian Gillan writes of 2016 induction, which won't include current members Steve Morse and Don Airey
Steve Miller and Chicago will also be inducted at Brooklyn ceremony on April 8th
"I wouldn't put money either way on Ritchie Blackmore coming to the ceremony," says drummer
Singer considers his Hall of Fame chances and laughs at people who think of his group as a one-hit wonder
"Nirvana is a no-brainer for the first year and I'm glad that Kiss is getting the long-overdue recognition that they deserved for everything that they pioneered, and then I got two words"