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Metal Allegiance + Mark Osegueda, Arejay Hale & Chris Jericho Honor Deep Purple’s Jon Lord With ‘Space Truckin’ Cover

Metal Allegiance brought out Mark Osegueda, Arejay Hale + Chris Jericho to pay tribute to Deep Purple's Jon Lord with a cover of 'Space Truckin.'

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Bruce Dickinson + Glenn Hughes Perform Deep Purple’s ‘Burn’ at Jon Lord Tribute Show

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson and former Deep Purple bassist / vocalist Glenn Hughes tag-teamed the classic track 'Burn' at Jon Lord tribute concert.

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Bruce Dickinson, Glenn Hughes + More Celebrate Jon Lord at Tribute Show

The death of Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord in 2012 was a big loss for those in the rock community, and to show how much respect he garnered, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Yes' Rick Wakeman, Whitesnake's Mick Moody and Deep Purple's Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice and Don Airey all took part in a special tribute to the musician.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘There Was No Musician Like Jon Lord in the History of Hard Rock’

After the passing of legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord yesterday (July 16), there has been an incredible outpouring from both fans and some of rock most iconic musicians. Most recently, Metallica's Lars Ulrich took some time to write an earnest, in-depth tribute about the influence he took from both Deep Purple and Jon Lord.

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Jon Lord Dies at 71: Geezer Butler, Iron Maiden, Slash + More Pay Tribute

The death of legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord has shaken the rock world through some of its most celebrated musicians. Among those who have tweeted their condolences are Slash, Mike Portnoy, Iron Maiden, Tom Morello and many more. Perhaps the most notable post however, comes from Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler.

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Founding Deep Purple Keyboard Player Jon Lord Dies at 71

There's sad news to report as legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord has passed away at the age of 71. A statement at the musician's official website reports that the musician suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism in London on Monday (July 16) after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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