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Purple night on Italian TV

Cable/satellite TV channel Sky Arte Italia will celebrate the upcoming release of inFinite with an all-Purple night of programming tomorrow, April 2. Starting at 21:15 they will show From Here to inFinite documentary on the making of the new album, followed by Live in Verona, which was recorded on the band’s the orchestral tour in […]

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Another screening in Italy

Another screening of the From Here to inFinite documentary will be held in Torino, Italy, on April 4. This event does not appear that it will be attended by any members of the band. What: From Here to inFinite documentary When: April 4, 2017, 22:30 – 23:59 CEST Where: Cinema Massimo 18 Via Giuseppe Verdi […]

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Saturating the print

German GoodTimes magazine has Mark 2 on the cover of the latest issue (2017/02), with two extensive features inside — one on the Mark 2: Der Bruch war die größte Schande des Rock’n’Roll! (The breakup was the biggest disgrace of Rock’n’Roll!) and another one on the current band: Angst vor dem “Das war’s!” (The fear […]

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A 15 year old boy spreading wisdom of life

While doing one of his low key gigs in Italy this January, Ian Paice spoke to Radio 2.0 from Bergamo. This resulted in an very interesting interview. (watch inside)

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Glenn Hughes tour changes

There has been some changes to Glenn Hughes tour dates scheduled for November-December this year in Europe. The changes have likely been precipitated by co-headliners Living Colour pulling out “due to an unforeseen conflict”. Undoubtedly, they would have accounted for a not an insignificant portion of the sales, so some dates have to be cancelled, […]

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Santomato Live

An Italian new report on Paicey’s appearance in Santomato on December 19. Includes a bit of the press conference where he talks about challenges of playing under less than perfect conditions. (watch inside)

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Bologna 1971

An audience recording of Deep Purple gig in Bologna, Italy, on May 27, 1971, has surfaced on YouTube. The sound quality is, ahem, fair, but one can not ask too too much from that era.

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European Tour late 2015 expanding

According to some online ticket agencies it now looks like it’s the turn of Italy to spend this year for enjoyment next year. Tour dates posted on therockblog.net show the following dates: 30/10/2015, Palafabris di Padova 31/10/2015, Mediolanum Forum di Assago (Milano) 05/11/2015, Mandela Forum di Firenze 06/11/2015, Palalottomatica di Roma these dates, along with […]

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Paicey appearances in Italy

[Updated Jun 24] Ian Paice will play a couple of three shows in Italy this summer. On June 23 he will perform with the Tolo Marton Band at the Marghera Estate Village in Mestre (near Venice). The night before he will appear at a charity meet’n’greet event at the Hard Rock Cafe Venice to raise […]

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Paicey on Linea Rock

A longish (and thus interesting) interview with Ian Paice was done by Italian Radio Lombardia’s show Linea Rock some time in April and is now available for viewing: Thanks to Yvonne Osthausen for the info.

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