DEEP PURPLE Frontman Guests On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show: Audio Available

DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan was interviewed by IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson for this Saturday's (April 15) edition of Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock Show". Listen to a replay of the program at BBC.co.uk.

Gillan's upcoming all-star retrospective disc, "Gillan's Inn", is scheduled for release on April 18. The CD sees Gillan revisiting a number of songs from throughout his career, which has included his long tenure in DEEP PURPLE, his solo work, and a short-lived membership in BLACK SABBATH, according to Launch Radio Networks. Gillan cut the album with friends including DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott, GOO GOO DOLLS leader Johnny Rzeznik, SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi, and former RAINBOW and SABBATH singer Ronnie James Dio, as well as current and former members of DEEP PURPLE. The album will be released in the DualDisc format, so while one side has the music in traditional stereo, the other side will include a 5.1 mix, video from the recording sessions, previously unseen photos, footage from a bootleg DVD, and multiple versions of "Smoke on the Water" done with different guitarists. "Gillan's Inn" comes out April 18.

For more information on "Gillan's Inn", click here.

DEEP PURPLE's latest album is called "Rapture of the Deep". The band is in the midst of a world tour. North American dates will probably happen this summer.

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