DEEP PURPLE Drummer Says Cancer-Stricken Former Keyboardist Hopes To Be Back Working In April

DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice was interviewed on Edmonton, Alberta, Canada’s classic rock radio station CIRK K-97 97.3 FM when the band performed in town on February 21 as part of their 16-date Canadian tour. You can now listen to the entire 24-minute chat using the audio player below.

When asked for an update on former DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Jon Lord (pictured below), who last year revealed that he was fighting cancer, Paice said, “[Jon] was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but really early, early stages. And we know it’s not a good one…

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