Deep Purple and Iron Maiden Stars To Tribute Jon Lord (A Top Story)
Artists confirmed so far include Deep Purple members Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse, as well as Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, along with Rick Wakeman, Joe Brown and Alfie Boe.
Lord passed away July 16, 2012 at the age of 71 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. With Purple, Lord co-wrote many of the group's legendary songs, including "Smoke On The Water," and played with many bands and musicians throughout his career. - more on this story
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