Jon Lord

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘There Was No Musician Like Jon Lord in the History of Hard Rock’
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.
Jon Lord Dies at 71: Geezer Butler, Iron Maiden, Slash + More Pay Tribute
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.