On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple Release Whoosh!

I don't know what lies ahead...Opening line of the album, from the song "Throw My Bones" Deep Purple released Whoosh! on this day in 2020. Album cover. Retrieved from here. This album is the twenty-first studio album from Deep Purple, and the fifth by its Mark VIII lineup. It comes three years after Infinite, which … Continue reading On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple Release Whoosh!

On This Day (August 7)…Three Bands at Hartford

Dream Theater, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Deep Purple performed on this day in 1998 at the Meadows Music Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. Ad for the show and several other shows from the same time period. Retrieved from here. The three bands had come together for a nearly monthlong tour throughout North America. This was … Continue reading On This Day (August 7)…Three Bands at Hartford

Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait

Here we are, folks! Today is August 7th, 2020, and Whoosh! is finally available worldwide. It's been a long journey from that short Facebook clip I covered in February. It's release has been delayed by a pandemic and the tour to support the album has been similarly pushed back, but it's here. Album cover. Originally … Continue reading Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait