Former Deep Purple accountant Dipak Rao, 71, who worked with the band between 1992 and 2014 has been jailed for stealing £2.2 million from two different companies named Deep Purple Overseas Ltd and HEC Enterprises Ltd.

Here is what Deep Purple, Tony Edwards’ daughter, and journalist Abigail Flanagan said on the court:

“The stress that we have been under during this time is immeasurable. He has devastated the legacy that my father spent his life building.

This devastation was brought about by a man that we had known for years and trusted”

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Veteran metal guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen had a recent interview with Midlands Metalheads Radio and revealed what he thinks about neo-classical guitar style.

Yngwie also revealed what he really thinks about Deep Purple.

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