Whitesnake's David Coverdale Retiring Next Year
It began life as a planned reunion with fellow Deep Purple ex Ritchie Blackmore, but became a Whitesnake title after the pair failed to reach artistic agreement.
Coverdale tells Rolling Stone: "I was trying to retire. I reached out to Blackmore after 30 years of hostility to bury the hatchet. We started communicating into 2013, when he asked me to speak to his manager about either a Blackmore-Coverdale or some kind of Purple thing.
"But I couldn't agree with the ideas that they had. So I thought, 'Well, this will be my farewell album.'" He adds: "It did so f***ing well, it's like, now I'm looking at retiring next year, on the 30th anniversary of the 1987 album." Read more here.
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