While “Made in Japan” focused on the Loud Park festival that Whitesnake co-headlined on October 15, 2011 at Saitama Super Arena in Japan during their “Forevermore World Tour”, this album will focus on their nine sold-out U.K. shows and a further 87 performances from around the world.
In bookstores now is Light and Shade: Conversations With Jimmy Page. While much of the book, understandably, focuses on Led Zeppelin, the book also features interviews with Page promoting his projects from the past few decades, including his collaborations with Whitesnake’s David Coverdale (in Coverdale/Page), Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers (in The Firm) and Robert Plant.
Hard rock fans may have cause to rejoice within a few weeks: after being ignored for years, Rush and Deep Purple are on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot, as is Heart and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. One question that has yet to be answered is, if inducted, which members of these groups will be included?
Glenn Hughes tells CBS Local that “Jon, David and I were trying to get it together.” The roadblock was the band’s famously mercurial guitarist: “We couldn’t get ahold of him. We sent carrier pigeons, and the Pony Express. But nobody at ‘Castle Blackmore’ answered the door. It wasn’t meant to be.”
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Coverdale [/lastfm]of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Whitesnake[/lastfm] reached out to the people of Japan with words of support and love. He has played concerts in the affected areas often, making his sentiments even more personal.
Whitesnake has announced plans to produce and sell their own brand of wine. A statement from frontman David Coverdale revealed that the new wine will be called Whitesnake Zinfandel.
UPDATED TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010 — 7:45AM COMPILED BY PREMIERE AND WESTWOOD ONE RADIO NETWORKS… The tributes keep pouring in for Ronnie James Dio, the Heaven and Hell singer who died Sunday at age 67 […]
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