Tag Archives: David Coverdale

Whitesnake – Flesh & blood

Whitesnake’s new album, “Flesh & blood” comes four years after the release of their previous album (The Purple album), but since that was a covers album, it’s actually been eight years since the last album of new material from the band. As you’d expect from Whitesnake there’s plenty of great …

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Deep Purple – California Jam 1974

To be honest I was never a fan of the David Coverdale/Glenn Hughes era of Deep Purple back in the day but my blinkered youthful naivety from well over thirty five years ago has been changed by this recent DVD release from ear@MUSIC. The previous line up with Ian Gillan …

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Whitesnake – The Purple album

The new Whitesnake album is an album of Deep Purple covers.  It’s not just any old Deep Purple songs though, it’s songs from the three albums that a young David Coverdale sang on – “Burn”, “Stormbringer” and “Come taste the band”.  David Coverdale describes this album as a tribute to …

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Vandenberg’s Moonkings – ‘Moonkings’

Moonkings album artwork

Breaking a musical silence that – apart from a few live appearances and a song written for his local football team – has lasted 20 long years, Dutch axemeister Adrian Vandenberg has emerged from his self-enforced exile with a renewed fire in his belly and this new project with a …

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Adrian Vandenberg interview

Vandenberg's Moonking

Dutch axemeister Adrian Vandenberg – best known to many rockers of a certain generation as one-time guitarist in Whitesnake – has recently broken a musical silence lasting nigh on a quarter of a century, with the imminent release of the self-titled debut album by his new Vandenberg’s Moonkings project. PlanetMosh recently connected …

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Maverick – Interview with David Balfour (vocals)

Maverick - David Balfour

With the Northern Ireland rock and metal scene on somewhat of a high at the moment – no fewer than six bands from this small part of the world performed at the recent Hard Rock Hell, leading to rumours that next year’s event may be moved to Belfast – the …

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Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake/Burning Rain) – Interview

Doug Aldrich is best known as part of the twin guitar attack in Whitesnake.  But, before he hooked up with David Coverdale – and, indeed, Ronnie James Dio before him – he played in a number of successful bands, including Lion and Burning Rain.  The latter outfit released two highly …

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Burning Rain – Burning Rain / Pleasure to Burn / Epic Obsession

Formed by guitarist Doug Aldrich and vocalist Keith St John back in 1998, Burning Rain recorded two well-received albums – their self-titled debut and ‘Pleasure To Burn’ – before the six-string slinger left to team up (albeit briefly) with the late, great Ronnie James Dio, while the vocalist pitched his …

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David Coverdale, Whitesnake interview

It’s a busy time for David Coverdale and the rest of Whitesnake right now.  They have a new live album coming out in April, and a UK tour with Journey and Thunder in May.  Whitesnake founder and frontman David Coverdale kindly took some time to answer some questions for Planetmosh …

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Voodoo Circle – ‘More Than One Way Home’

Us rock journalists are supposed to be reasonably savvy types, keeping our fingers on the pulses and knowing exactly what’s happening on this planet we call mosh, so we can impart our knowledge onto you, our millions of devoted and much lover readers. So, imagine my surprise when, completely unannounced …

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