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!

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

On This Day (April 30)…Now What?! A New Album, that’s What

Deep Purple released the album Now What?! on this day in 2013. Album cover. Retrieved from here. (As a note, this piece will appear with an asterisk on my "On This Day" page, as some places state the release date as April 29 or even April 26. However, most places have the date as April … Continue reading On This Day (April 30)…Now What?! A New Album, that’s What

On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression

Deep Purple performed at Massey Hall in Toronto on this day in 2012. Deep Purple onstage at Massey Hall. Retrieved from here. This concert was undertaken as part of the Smoke on the Nation tour, a set of seventeen Canadian tour dates which was a part of the larger Songs That Built Rock tour. The … Continue reading On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression