Tag Archives: Ian Paice

Album Review: Trapeze – You Are The Music … We’re Just The Band (1972)


It took a full two years for Trapeze to release this follow up to the critically acclaimed “Medusa”. A long gap, particularly in a time where three albums over two years was a standard record deal. To put this in … Continue reading

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Album Review: Green Bullfrog – Bullfrog (1971)


  Music collecting is a funny old business and sometimes you get hold of something that remains totally unique and unequalled with a feel that is just never replicated anywhere. Thats the way with Green Bullfrog. Ever since I first … Continue reading

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Album Review: Gary Moore – Corridors of Power (1982)


Just heard the very sad news that Gary Moore died earlier today. A great guitarist and songwriter who always put on a good live show every time I saw him. This is my only published review of any of Gary’s solo … Continue reading

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Snakebites. A review of the studio albums of Whitesnake: Part One – The Classic Years


  Trouble (1978) This was the first proper full length Whitesnake album. ‘Snakebite’ was originally a four track EP and had four tracks from Coverdale’s solo album ‘Northwinds’ added to make it up to album length for release outside of … Continue reading

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The studio recordings of Deep Purple: Part Five 1996 onwards. The Morse era


  Purpendicular (1996) So by the time 1996 came along Blackmore had gone. Dixie Dreggs man Steve Morse took over the stage left position after Joe Satriani had kept it warm for a while and we all wondered if a … Continue reading

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The studio recordings of Deep Purple: Part Four 1984/1993 The reformation years with Blackmore


  Perfect Strangers (1984) Take a trip with me if you will in my time machine back to 1984 and I’ll tell you a little story….. It’s a Friday night and I am in my home studio (does that make … Continue reading

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The studio recordings of Deep Purple: Part Three 1974/5 Mark III/IV


  Burn (1974) If you go back far enough into the history of Deep Purple you will discover that the whole process was started off by former Searchers drummer Chris Curtis. His idea was to have a musical roundabout consisting … Continue reading

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