Gettin’ Tighter – The Story of MKIV, Deep Purple film trailer – due out in early 2011
“Set for release in early 2011, this film trailer is an early glimpse of the BLURAY/DVD that documents Deep Purple’s turbulent last year before the band split in 1976.
Exclusive new interviews with Glenn Hughes and founder member Jon Lord that open the lid on the problems that beset the band as they toured around the world: Death, drugs and devastation, which led to their ultimate demise.
Archive footage from the tour includes interviews with Tommy Bolin, David Coverdale and Ian Paice, while rare and previously unreleased concert footage includes performances of Purple classics ‘Smoke On The Water‘, ‘Burn‘ and ‘Highway Star‘.
Live versions of ‘Love Child‘ and ‘You Keep On Moving‘ from the MKIV line-up’s one and only album ‘Come Taste The Band‘ also feature as part of the previously unreleased film ‘Deep Purple Rises In Japan‘ – included in full, within this DVD.”
Be sure and head over to the website of Glenn’s new band, Black Country Communion, and grab your FREE download of the song, “One Last Soul“. Use promo code OLS2010
You’ll also find some exclusive items such as T-Shirts and Packages for the forthcoming CD/DVD bundle of their debut album, “Black Country“.
Hurry while supplies last!
There are now 2 officially confirmed European dates to follow the UK tour in October.
Spirit of 66
Place du Martyr 16
4800 Verviers, Belgique
Venue Tel: 087 35 24 24
54 rue de Hollerich L- Luxembourg
It’s doubtful there will be more Euro dates on this run; no doubt they’ll be more Euro shows in Germany etc in early 2011, and plans are currently being worked on for Spain, Russia and South America in 2011.
Further updates, as and when things are progressing!
A couple of new Black Country Communion interviews with Glenn have recently been made available… 😎
“I’ll put this album toe to toe with a Who album or Zeppelin album though that might come across as being arrogant but dammit I’ve sold a lot of records man, I’ve been around for a lot of years and I said to Joe, I said man, you could be my son but I said “Joe, there are a few sure things in life and this is one of them.”
“I have so much music inside me, and as long as I’m compelled to make music I shall do so..the voice is in great shape, and physically I can still pull it off..I think I’ll know when the time has come, but right now, how I feel and write, that day is a long way off..the energy from BCC has really invigorated me. There’s plenty left in the tank.”
“The future because the past has gone for me. I’m not one to relive it, not one for nostalgialise. I am one of the artists in rock that pushes the boat out every year. A bit of a chameleon and I like to challenge myself and I’ve gone back to my roots. I’ve gone back to the voice of rock kind of thing.”
(scroll half-way down page – also includes some words on BCC from Joe Bonamassa)
‘One Last Soul‘ is the first song to debut, from Glenn’s new band, Black Country Communion, also featuring Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham and Derek Sherinian.
You can hear it first by tuning in to UK radio station, Planet Rock on Monday, August 2nd at 6:00PM GMT (1:00PM EDT, 10:00AM PDT). They broadcast over the ‘net too, so you have no excuse to miss it!!
Foruli, publishers of Glenn’s autobiography, have made available a preview of the tracks Glenn has recorded for his Foruli EP ‘The Life of a Rock Star‘. It can be found at:
They will also be revealing photographs of the boxed sets soon.
Catalogue numbers FEP3 and FEP3C
Black vinyl [FEP3] sleeved in a white disco bag and accompanied by a numbered full colour offset lithographic art print on white card, all sleeved within a die cut outer bag – 400 copies, only available with the Standard Edition of ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star‘
White vinyl [FEP3C] sleeved in a black disco bag and accompanied by a hand signed & numbered hand printed screenprint – 100 copies, only available with the Deluxe Edition of ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star‘
WHAT IS A WOMAN’S ROLE?
Written by Glenn Hughes
Exclusive re-recording of the track originally released in 1972 by Trapeze on the ‘You Are The Music … We’re Just The Band’ LP
Written Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord & David Coverdale
Exclusive re-recording of the track originally released in 1974 by Deep Purple on the ‘Stormbringer’ LP
DYING TO LIVE
Written by Glenn Hughes
Exclusive new previously unrecorded track
Produced by Glenn Hughes
Recorded by Jono Brown at Word of Mouth Recording, California, June 2010
Glenn Hughes: vocals, acoustic guitars
Jono Brown: percussion on ‘What Is A Woman’s Role?‘
One other Irish date for ‘ya! Aside from the Belfast gig, there will be one more… this time in Dublin (Eire), Ireland 😎
Date: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 2010
Venue: The Village
Venue Address: 26 Wexford Street, Dublin
Venue Tel: 01 475 8555
Onstage: Doors 7:00PM, onstage 9:00PM
Box Office Tel: 0818 719 300
Box Office Online: www.ticketmaster.ie
Venue Online: www.thevillagevenue.com
Glenn Hughes – Vocals/Bass
Søren Andersen – Guitar
Anders Olinder – Keyboards
Pontus Engborg – Drums
Two new additional UK tour dates for ‘ya 😎
Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
110-117 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1EP
Tickets: £20.00 / Box Office: 08444 77 1000
Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
12 St. Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JJ
Tickets: £20.00 / Box Office: 0870 44 44 400
Glenn Hughes performing "Medusa" and "Catch The Rainbow" live and acoustic on Spanish RNE Radio 3, on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.