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Upcoming re-releases

Two upcoming items are worth mentioning, if at least parially in the caveat category. First, Deep Purple’s September 14, 2002 performance from the Jon Lord farewell tour is getting a standalone DVD release in the USA. The show was previously available on video as a part of 2008 Around The World Live box set, packaged […]

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Coverdale on Vintage TV

Nicky Horne recently visited David Coverdale at his home on Lake Tahoe. The resulting TV special will be aired by Vintage TV on July 26 at 10:30 pm. No country or timezone is given (and Vintage TV claims it is available in six countries), so check your local listings. Apparently this time is British, which […]

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Besides money

Dutch Radio Veronica has a brief interview with Blackmore following up to the three Rainbow shows he played last month. What is interesting is that he talks about future shows with quite a certainty and even discusses the future setlist.

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They ended up at the Grand Hotel

Tribune de Genève has an account of Roger Glover revisiting the site of the Grand Hotel. The hotel itself has closed long time ago and the building now houses a pharmacy and a business school on the ground floor with upscale condo in the upper floors. As such, the building is normally not accessible to […]

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Just add fire in the sky

Deep Purple headlined the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival this past Saturday, July 16. Swiss Air Force has sent their aerobatics team to greet the event. One of our readers just happened to be on a boat crossing the lake at the time and captured it.

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Summer Solo Shows

Don Airey continues to add ad hoc shows to his summer schedule, the latest being “Beer and Music on the beach” August 10th, which does have a ring to it! Apparently entry is free. In addition he will playing at Cambridge Rocks!, a fund raising event for Addenbrokes Hospital on August 3rd.

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Rainbow, over and out…

All three ‘Rainbow’ shows have now taken place, so here is a little round up of what we found out…. from HardrockHaven: Christopher Willow: When you play a bass solo, you like to play it just alone or to the other instrument? For example, Cozy Powell played sometimes his solo to the organ. Bob Nouveau: […]

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Rescheduled Shows – Unconfirmed!

In what seems like a remarkable recovery period, two of the Swedish shows cancelled last week appear to have been rescheduled for early July. The shows being listed are for Gothenburg on July 1st and Stockholm on July 2nd. Please be aware these are as yet unconfirmed by the management, so buyer beware. http://www.gronalund.com/sv/scen-show/konserter/deep-purple/ http://liseberg.se/sv/hem/Scen–show/Stora-Scenen/Deep-Purple/ […]

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Monsters Of Rock 2016 @ Loreley

It has been quite a while since the last “Monsters of Rock” festivals and so the Rainbow rising again seems to be a perfect opportunity to bring the trademark back to life. Originally advertised as “Ritchie Blackmore´s Rainbow and Guests” the guests revealed shortly after were Thin Lizzy and Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. According to […]

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Krasnodar June 8 Press Conference

Deep Purple were present at a press conference is Krasnodar recently, and a youtube clip of the event can be seen below. Topics covered the recent Hall of Fame induction and the progress on the new album. Yes, press conferences really are that exciting. thanks to Yvonne Osthausen

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Writer in Japan interviews Roger, Don and Steve….

Writer Glenn Williams has posted transcripts of three interviews the held with Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse recently during the Japanese tour. A quick update on the album Roger? What can you tell us? RG: Well it’s hard to describe music really. It’s like how do you describe the Mona Lisa? A woman […]

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JUNE 17, 2016 “A big thank you to all the people who have been in touch with me expressing their concern about my health. I think you will appreciate that there have been too many to answer every one personally. So if I don’t reply to you please accept my apologies, but there are only […]

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From www.deeppurple.com To all the people who were expecting to see Deep Purple in Sweden and Denmark this week I would like to let you know the reason the shows were not possible,and also to stop all the speculation and rumours. On the morning of the 14th of June I woke up to find that […]

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Deep Purple Stockholm and Gothenburg shows cancelled. – Update

Live Nation Sweden are reporting that tonights show in Stockholm and tomorrows show in Gothenburg have had to be cancelled due to illness. As yet we have no further news, please check with the venue before travelling! Looks like Horsens is off too.

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