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Deep Purple summon the Thunder Gods with Stormbringer

Jon Tiven, Circus Raves, January 1975

In the midst of Purple's whirlwinds of sound and fury, the band remained silent about their brooding motives. But in a rare interview Ritchie Blackmore sweeps away the smoke on the water and does some frank talking.

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