require('viewssponsor.inc'); ?>DEEP PURPLE - Deep In Thought Amongst Other Things
Road Report by Martin Popoff
Deep Purple's Roger Glover is all set to go with a new solo album. "I'm just about to mix. We've got 14 songs. The two main people throughout the album are my drummer J', and a singer, organ player, sax player, all around good guy called Randall Bramblett. He's actually just got a new record coming out on New West Records, sometime in the next few months. I don't have any deal for the album yet. I decided to make the record and have finished product to do a deal with rather than a couple of demos. Because I'd ratherÉ you know, I'm not a big-name act. I'd rather go with a company who really believes in what I'm doing. And I'm willing to promote it as much as possible, probably do a club tour or at least a couple of dates, something along those lines, film it. But I really need to find a record company who is going to support it with me."
In other news, the band continues to tour hard (a DVD culled from a recent Florida stop is planned) with Styx and Billy Squier. On in the middle spot before Styx, Deep Purple play for 75 minutes, which suits Ian Gillan just fine.
DEEP PURPLE - Deep In Thought Amongst Other Things Page 2