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Düsseldorf premiere of From Here to Infinity

I have just got home from watching “Deep Purple: From Here To inFinite” which premiered in Düsseldorf, Germany tonight. German radio/television WDR waited in front of the auditorium’s entrance for Ian Paice and Roger Glover to arrive and sign memorabilia for the fans. The auditorium itself was filled quite well although there were a couple […]

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No schtick nor open shirt

Glenn Hughes live at Toldkammeret, Helsingör, Denmark, February 8, 2017. Cool, calm and collected. This is Glenn Hughes as he enters the stage on a windy and snowy evening in Helsingör, Denmark, February 2017. The venue is less than ideal, with a very low stage and pillars obstructing the view. Still, the turnout is better […]

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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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OVER THE RAINBOW in Bremen

Over The Rainbow live at Aladin-Music-Hall (Bremen, Germany 2009-10-25) Just back from Bremen, “Aladin”, after my visit to the first OTR-Concert in the north of Germany. At first: It was WOW !!!!!! After my own long history of Deep Purple and Rainbow-Concerts with the Master himself: Ritchie Blackmore, now I was very very curious about […]

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Simper + Airey in Vienna

On September 21, 2012, a very special double header happened at the Reigen in Vienna, Austria — Nick Simper & Nasty Habits and Don Airey Band were performing on the same stage. Nick Simper opened the night with Nasty Habits. Their setlist: And The Address The Painter Mandrake Root Emmaretta/Drum Solo Chasing Shadows Lalena Wring […]

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BCC: the London tapes

Black Country Communion’s setlist at the London’s Shepherd Bush Empire on December 30 by all accounts was the same as Wolverhampton. Here are a few rather good quality videos from the gig.

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Burn, Wolverhampton, Burn!

On December 29 Black Country Communion played their first public gig in the heart of Black Country — English city of Wolverhampton. The setlist was: Black Country One Last Soul Beggarman Revolution In Me Down Again Too Late For The Sun Song Of Yesterday Ballad Of John Henry The Great Divide Medusa No Quarter Sista […]

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Roger Glover’s exhibition: “Happy Silence”

No One Came, photo by Roger Glover – see more of Roger’s artwork On October 22, Roger Glover’s artwork exhibition opened at the K-8 e.V. Galerie in Cologne. Throngs of people clustered in front of the gallery, all of them fans who wanted to meet the artist in person and to honour him. It was […]

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Jon Lord back at Trondheim’s cathedral

What can be said that has not been said already about Jon Lord and his music, his performing and his dedication to his work and to the people he teams up with? Jon Lord & the Lord Chamber Orchestra with guests Having seen his two previous concerts in Trondheim’s great Nidarosdomen Cathedral (in 2003 and […]

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Vosselaar Over The Rainbow – superb

Over The Rainbow at Vosselaar 21/4/2010 was such an exciting and astonishing experience ,that I would like to share a bit of this unforgettable concert with all other fans. 🙂 I saw OTR the first time at Uden last year, and that show was truly great. This show however, was a non-stop firework of the […]

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