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Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan To Release New Box Set

A brand new three-disc box set based on Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan, titled The Voice of Deep Purple: The Gillan Years, will be released next month.  The collection includes the 1990 solo album Naked Thunder, the Ian Gillan Band’s 1977 LP Scarabus and 1988’s Accidentally on Purpose, which features Deep Purple bandmate Roger Glover.  The Voice of Deep Purple: The Gillan Years will be released on November 17.. ...Read Full Story

John Lennon’s Personal Copy Of Rare Beatles Record Set For Auction

In 1971 John Lennon traded a rare, autographed copy of The Beatles Yesterday And Today compilation record for the infamous Yellow Matter Custard bootleg, a fan-taped reel-to-reel collection of early-Beatles radio performances that had never been commercially released. Now, Lennon’s personal copy of Yesterday And Today is expected to fetch nearly a quarter-million dollars at auction.. ...Read Full Story

Roy Orbison Hologram Tour Set For Next Year

A new Roy Orbison tour is set to kick off in the U.K. next year with a hologram of the star. The tour will feature a full live band including the London Philharmonic on some dates. The tour kicks off at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on April 8 and will make stops in Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Liverpool, London, and Bournemouth.. ...Read Full Story