Glenn was bassist and co-frontman of Deep Purple on 1974's Burn and Stormbringer and 1975's Come Taste the Band (along with David Coverdale, who later formed Whitesnake), and his voice was no small part of what made that era so great and influential.
Two bands that are staples of classic rock radio but also highly influential on heavy metal, Deep Purple and Alice Cooper, are currently on a co-headlining tour with support from blues rock veterans The Edgar Winter Band. We caught the tour at Jones Beach on Saturday (8/26). All three legendary acts were great to see, but Alice stole the show...
Live Nation is selling $20 tickets to several shows for one week only, including Kings of Leon/Deerhunter, Future/Young Thug/A$AP Ferg, Dead & Company, Jean-Michel Jarre, Maxwell, Primus/Clutch, Yes, Deftones and more.
Metal supergroup Metal Allgiance (who now include Bumblefoot in place of Megadeth's David Ellefson, plus members of Testament, Death Angel, and more) will play Deep Purple's classic live album 'Made In Tokyo' in full in Brooklyn, ahead of an appearance at British festival Bloodstock.
Details on performances are still TBA, but we know the inductees are N.W.A., Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Chicago and Steve Miller. We also know Ritchie Blackmore and David Coverdale will both not be there...
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