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Swinging sixties on Carnaby Street

And then there is this piece from British Pathé highlighting circa 1967 vintage hipsters. Look out for familiar faces! Thanks to Yvonne for the info.

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Touring 2019

[Update: Dec 29] We have it on good authority that the mentioned below Deep Purple gig in Finland on July 27 is not happening. So, we’re back to “for the first time in many, many years we do not have any Deep Purple dates either confirmed or leaked” situation. We were just about to post […]

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Everybody was there for Deep Purple specifically

Las Vegas TV channel KSNV has a flashback news report about a riot that ensued on April 27, 1973, when Deep Purple did not take the stage at the LV Convention Center. The report itself was published in 2015 on the occasion of Fleetwod Mac being in town, who were also on the bill for […]

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Concerto live performance

On Friday, January 11 2019, the “Concerto for Group and Orchestra” will be perfomed in Kaiserslautern by the Orchester des Pfalztheaters Kaiserslautern together with the band Vanden Plas. The complete program will be: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ouvertüre zu „Don Giovanni“ Sergei Rachmaninow Paganini-Variationen op. 43 Jon Lord Concerto for Group and Orchestra Event details

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A December Thank You

Suddenly, here we are, looking back on the year – a busy one indeed. Read the complete “A December Thank You” on Roger Glover’s official website.

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The importance of branding

While performing for two nights in Moscow, Glenn Hughes was interviewed by TASS (now, there’s an agency that is an oxymoron). He claimed that the current band tried to stop him from performing the “Classic Deep Purple Live” tour. The Deep Purple you know of with Gillan, Glover and Paice are very upset with me […]

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The cogs of justice turning slowly, but surely

EU General Court made a ruling yesterday, October 4, 2018, in the legal dispute between Blackmore and Paice over the ‘Deep Purple’ trademark. In April 2013 Blackmore applied to register the trademark in EU to cover musical recordings, clothing, and entertainment services. Apparently the name of the band was (and still is) unregistered. Should the […]

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From deep purple to mould green

British tabloid Daily Mail reports that the mansion once owned by Ian Gillan (before being sold, converted to a hotel, which closed down in 2014) is now standing abandoned and in quite a derelict shape. This is the same mansion that Gillan put a guitar shaped pool in, as covered in his autobiography. This would […]

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Bad Times at the El Royale

Hush (or, rather the glorious thirty seconds of it) is being used in the promo trailer soundtrack for a new Hollywood flick Bad Times at the El Royale.

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If you’re leaving…

One of the most dedicated fans of the band — Axel Dauer — has passed away this Sunday morning, August 19, at a hospital in Saarland, Germany. He was 56. He suffered from a multitude of health problems, each of them alone can kill a man, and when they decided to attack all at once, […]

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