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Whitesnake: Viper Trails

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 11 November 1978

WHEN WHITESNAKE first hit the road six months ago (with Brian Johnston on keyboards) the generally buoyant Coverdale let out one cry of pain to Pete Makowski in a Sounds feature: "It seems the media have become alienated from my music, which comes from the heart, and they call it heavy metal – not even human, not even flesh and blood."

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