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PAUL STANLEY, GLENN HUGHES, STEVE VAI, RUDY SARZO, VINNY APPICE To Be Honored At 'Heavy Rock Icon Awards'

Paul Stanley (KISS), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE), Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, DIO), Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) and Steve Vai (FRANK ZAPPA, DAVID LEE ROTH) will be honored at the Heavy Rock Icon Awards, set to take ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION To Return In 2017

Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham and producer Kevin Shirley have confirmed that BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION will reunite in 2017. BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION was the Anglo-American rock supergroup featuring Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE), Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, FOREIGNER), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL) and blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa. The band split in late 2012 ...

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RITCHIE BLACKMORE Says JOE LYNN TURNER Should Have Been Honored By ROCK HALL For His Work With DEEP PURPLE

On Friday night, April 8, Brooklyn, New York's Barclays Center hosted the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, welcoming a star-studded class that included DEEP PURPLE, which had been eligible for induction for two decades. METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich inducted DEEP PURPLE into the institution, after which the current lineup of DEEP ...

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GLENN HUGHES's Father Dies At Age 90

William Hughes, the father of legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), has died at the age of 90. Glenn, a native of Cannock, England but now living in Los Angeles, announced his father's passing on Twitter, adding that he was flying back to the United Kingdom with his wife Gabrielle ...

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