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Deep Purple (music group)

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  • PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol

    Jon Lord Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website. Lord co-wrote...
  • PASSINGS: Claude Nobs

    Claude Nobs, 76, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, died Thursday after sustaining injuries...
  • Iron Butterfly’s Lee Dorman died of natural causes, coroner says

     
    Iron Butterfly’s Lee Dorman died of natural causes, coroner says...
  • Easton's State Theater announces bunch of Broadway musicals, Christmas shows, crooners and comedy for new season

     
    A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
  • Steel Panther's heavy metal parody precise -- and nearly perfect -- at Sands

     
    Parody’s success really depends on precision – its proximity to reality without crossing the line into simply imitation or simply stupidity. Steel Panther, from left, Lexxi Foxxx, Michael Starr and Satchel at Sands Bethlehem Event Center...
  • How Heart, Rush and the rest of Rock Hall of Fame's new nominees stack up

     
    Just nine days before it plays Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 1970s and ‘80s female rockers Heart has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But the big news out of today’s announcement of nominees is......
  • Composer Claudio Simonetti on Argento, ‘Suspiria’ and ‘Dracula 3D’

     
    For many people the names Claudio Simonetti, Goblin and Dario Argento are forever intertwined. The Italian composer and musician was ......
  • Universal's bid for EMI music division approved

    Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
  • CT.com's Best Albums of 2012

    CT.com's Best Albums of 2012
    Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
  • Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees

    Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees
    Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed  Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
  • Lord Fowl Plays The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Dec. 22

    Lord Fowl Plays The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Dec. 22
    Heavy, stoner, sludge rock is alive and well in Connecticut, and Lord Fowl is one of the best such bands we’ve got, featuring scene vets like Mike Pellegrino (ex-Spring Heeled Jack), Vechel Jaynes (ex-Blind Justice), Jon Conine (Electric Bucket, Red...