Roger Glover


One On One With Mitch Lafon - ROGER GLOVER

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In episode 136 of One On One With Mitch Lafon, Mitch is joined by legendary DEEP PURPLE bassist, Roger Glover.

Roger sits down with Mitch to discuss the progress of his upcoming book, the band's latest live releases From The Setting Sun (In Wacken), …To The Rising Sun (In Tokyo), the most recent studio album Now What!, working with producer Bob Ezrin, his opinion of Whitesnake's The Purple Album, the Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame, producing, the possibility of once again working with Ritchie Blackmore,Ian Gillan's time in Black Sabbath, working at the legendary Le Studio in Morin Heights (Quebec), what compels them to make new music, the story behind Smoke On The Water, working on Judas Priest's Sin After Sin, and much more

Quotes from the interview:

On making a new album: "It keeps and grows your audience. We can play the old classics with pride, but we are songwriters and you don't stop doing what you do."

Ritchie Blackmore: "He's probably the most important musician I have ever worked with."

On working with Judas Priest: "They were the next wave after Sabbath, Purple, Zeppelin era, but they weren't very happy. I said, 'what's going on?' They said, 'we want to produce ourselves.' So, I left the project."

The Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame: "If you had asked me 40 years ago if I wanted to be in the Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame I'd have gone, 'Oh Gosh what a dream'..."

This episode is co-hosted by ALICE COOPER guitarist, TOMMY HENRIKSEN. Tommy talks Roger Glover, offer details into the upcoming Mick Mars of Mötley Crüe solo album, The Hollywood Vampires album with Alice Cooper and more.

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