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Ja, ja — Smoke on the water

Roger Glover and Ian Paice have also appeared on German TV channel BR Fernsehen in an evening news segment for February 22. (watch inside)

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inFinite boxset images

We now have images of both the “large” and the “small” inFinite box sets:
inFinite - Large Box SetinFinite - Small Box Set

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They never go to three…

Roger Glover and Ian Paice sit down with the Rock Antenne to answer the burning questions: is this the final tour? Is this the final album? Is this the end of Deep Purple? Why you can’t please everybody with the setlist? And most importantly, why do sound techs never count to three? (watch inside)

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Alright, hold tight

A Japanese documentary on the Highway Star has been posted to Youtube. And in 43+ minutes it covers a big chunk of Mark 2 history besides the song itself. Ian Paice, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, and Chris Charlesworth (of Illustrated Biography fame) were inteviewed, with some stock footage of Jon Lord and Ritchie Blackmore as well. While the narration is in Japanese, the extensive interviews are not overdubbed, which makes it easier to piece together the story with some background knowledge about the band. (watch inside)

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From Here to inFinite on the big screen

German cinema chain UCI Kinowelt will present the premiere of the documentary Deep Purple — From Here to inFinite on the big screen in their theatres across the country on March 16 at 20:00. This is the documentary on the making of inFinite that will be part of all album editions that include a DVD. […]

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Polar expedition behind the scenes

Current edition (issue #58) of the German Classic Rock magazine has a spread detailing the polar expedition themed promotional photoshoot, proceeds of which we have featured elsewhere on the site. Said photoshoot was conducted in Hamburg on December 17, 2016, by Jim Rakete — the same gentleman responsible for Now what?! promotional pictures. More than […]

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Purple Uncut

Deep Purple are featured in the latest issue of the British magazine Uncut: While warming up for a final tour and album, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and Ian Paice recall their wild career in rock […] The issue in question has Björk on its cover and is dated April 2017. It went on […]

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Icebreakers don’t fly

Cover art for the second single from the new Deep Purple album inFinite has become available.

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Scandinavian nights

Five more dates for the Deep Purple’s Long Goodbye Tour have surfaced: November 6: Stockholm, Sweden November 8: Trondheim, Norway November 9: Oslo, Norway November 11: Helsinki, Finland November 13: Copenhagen, Denmark We already have ticket info for all but Helsinki and the tickets are going on sale on February 16. Please not that these […]

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Meet the designers

The artwork for the new Deep Purple album inFinite has been produced by design studio of Dirk Rudolph. He is no stranger to the album art design and in his career spanning over 30 years have designed artwork for almost 500 releases for a huge variety musicians ranging from Berliner Philharmoniker, to Oscar Peterson, to […]

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