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Ian Gillan

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Ian Gillan (August 19, 1945), Heavy Metal vocalist. Gillan was born in Hounslow, Middlesex, England. After leaving Deep Purple in 1973, he went into brief retirement before forming the Ian Gillan Band. The early band sound had a distinct jazz-rock aspect which proved unpopular and was replaced by a more high powered hard rock sound as Gillan reformed the lineup and shortened the groups name to Gillan. With the release of Mr Universe Ian Gillan was back in the UK charts and through several more line up changes released a string of hit singles and successful albums including Glory Road, Future Shock, Double Trouble and finally Magic.

Then he announced the band would fold as he needed to rest his damaged vocal chords. In 1983 he joined Black Sabbath to record the Born Again album before rejoining Deep Purple shortly after completing the Born Again tour in early 1984.

Discography

With Deep Purple


As Ian Gillan Band/Gillan

  • Clear Air Turbulence
  • Scarabus
  • Live At The Budokan
  • Gillan
  • Mr. Universe
  • Glory Road
  • Future Shock
  • Double Trouble
  • Magic


With Black Sabbath


With Roger Glover

  • Accidentally On Purpose


With The Javelins

  • Sole Agency And Representation


On his own

External link

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