Deep Purple is going into the Rock N’ Roll Hall Of fame later this spring. The problem is Ritchie Blackmore will not be performing with the band.
The current lineup will perform at the ceremony April 8th. there have been over a dozen members of Deep Purple over the years. The past and present members of Deep Purple that will be honored are: Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, David Coverdale, Roger Glover, Rod Evans, Glenn Hughes and Jon Lord.