Legendary producer Bob Ezrin – who has worked with Pink Floyd, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel and others – is apparently in the frame to produce the next Deep Purple album.
It may seem odd to include a band who had hit singles and successful albums in this series. But Atomic Rooster have been all but forgotten over the past three decades. Time to redress the balance, and celebrate the Rooster booster in the latest in this Cult Heroes series. Check out all the other Cult Heroes.
Deep Purple were the surprise eleventh hour saviours of two European festivals when they agreed to replace Oasis in the wake of the Gallagher brothers’ well-publicised fracas. Read our previous report about Purple’s surprise shows here.