Deep Purple Legend Sick of Metallica Comparisons

06/08/2011
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(Rock News Desk) Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover is sick of rock bands being compared to Metallica when they decide to work with orchestral instruments.

Glover's outfit have just started a tour with a 28-piece orchestra, but it's not their first foray into such waters they recorded then-keyboardist Jon Lord's Concerto for Group and Orchestra in 1969.

"When you mention rock bands and orchestras everyone says, 'Oh, like Metallica,'" the bassist says. "It sticks in my throat a little bit nothing against Metallica, but bands have been doing it way before Metallica." more rock news

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