Ian Gillan Interview | Deep Purple frontman talks WhoCares Album

by Jason SaulnierNovember 29, 2012
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Ian Gillan, English rock vocalist and songwriter for Deep Purple and formerly Black Sabbath.Deep Purple band

Ian Gillan Interview


  • Highly in-depth and educated conversation with Legendary vocalist Ian Gillan.
  • We talk about life on the road with Deep Purple.
  • We talk about the WhoCares supergroup with Tony Iommi.
  • Where did the idea come from for the WhoCares project.
  • The project coming from the idea of the 1988 earthquake in Armenia.
  • Going through the archives to find the songs.
  • We talk about Re-Machined: A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head.
  • When A Blind Man Cries played by Metallica and how Ian enjoyed the track.
  • Ian’s outlook on the remastered versions of Deep Purple albums.
  • CD’s 1982 when they first came out with the flat mastering how much difference with the Vinyls.
  • Deep Purple writing new material for next album.
  • Where does Ian stand with the future of the Internet.
  • Where is the music industry heading now.
  • What happened to the Gillan website Guestbook.
  • The world population subject and and where it is going.
  • The future of the Space Age and computers.
  • How did Ian keep his voice through the years.
  • Early Influences for Ian’s voice.
  • Where will the Legacy of Deep Purple be in 100 years from now.
  • When you look at the classical days of music you never hear of the influences of Mozart and Chopin and the greats.
  • Where the historians of the future will look back in music periods.