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IAN PAICE: “THANK YOU!”

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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MESSAGE FROM IAN PAICE

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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Theres something you don’t see every day…

July 13th 1985 in Zurich, Switzerland. The band are receiving their gold and platinum awards from the Swiss sky diving team on behalf of Polydor Records… view here…

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An enjoyable Night — Well-Seasoned Band which is alive and kicking – Review in Burrn Magazine

Deep Purple played at the Budokan again, for the first time since their 2014 Japan tour. This is their second visit to Japan after their latest album, “Now what?” was released With the current line-up, DP does not necessarily tour when they have a new album, rather, they tour regularly regardless. It just means that […]

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New Album Update

Don Airey believes the new album by Deep Purple is now complete and being mixed by Bob Ezrin. In an interview with TASS, the Russian News Agency, he confirms “As far as I know, it’s all recorded and now… it’s on the tender mercies of Bob Ezrin (Canadian producer – TASS), he’s going to mix […]

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Danish town attempting to break ‘Smoke on the Water’ record

Dan Ingemann Jensen, a musician and the headteacher at Sct Ibs School, now wants musicians from around Horsens to take another stab at the well-known guitar part. A very big stab. On the day of the Deep Purple concert in Horsens, he wants to challenge the Guinness world record for the number of guitarists playing […]

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The man, the legend

Apparently there is a new DVD featuring Ian Paice that came out in Japan recently (Amazon lists release date as May 18). Our Japanese correspondent writes us with the details: Ian appeared as a special guest in an event titled “Tribute to the artists fighting cancer ROCK SUMMIT 2014 featuring IAN PAICE (Deep Purple)”, on […]

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No new Rainbow album

Italian publication SpazioRock has an article on Ritchie Blackmore with several quotes from the man (and this time it’s not in a machine-reverse-translation). The most important points included him ruling out the possibility of a Rainbow album or a full blown world tour: No. Also, there won’t be any Rainbow new studio album. He reaffirmed […]

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Schlager vs. hip-hop

Another interview with Blackmore in German. This time he professes his love for Schlager music, talks about his arthritis and the recent finger surgery he had. He didn’t call any of the old Rainbow members for the fear of the band becoming an “old men’s club”. JLT in particular was not tapped to sing because […]

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