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Archive for July, 2007



July 23 tickets refund

As we have reported previously, July 23 show in Chicago was cancelled. Fans were given the option of using already purchased tickets for July 22 show at the same venue, or getting a refund at the point of purchase. We didn’t invent the refund clause or pull it from the thin air. We copied it […]

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Dream Theater – Made in Japan

What could be better than one of my favourite bands paying hommage to another one of my favourite bands? Dream Theater are known to occasionally perform classic albums by other bands live on stage in their entirety: Master of Puppets, Dark Side of the Moon and Number of the Beast among them. They also make […]

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Loud. Very loud.

St. Louis: Packed venue, with an enthusiastic crowd who sang every word to nearly every song and started one of those spine-tingling exchanges of energy with the band. Synergy at its finest. It was electric, on every conceivable level. Hard core fans may be tired of the classics, but the audience in St. Louis didn’t […]

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Glenn Hughes Live In Australia DVD

A new Glenn Hughes DVD titled Live in Australia has a provisional release date of September 1 in most territories except Europe, where it is expected in early October. Included on the DVD are: live performances from last year acoustic gigs in both Sydney and Melbourne live footage featuring Chad Smith at the Rome show […]

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Chicago was something else

After reading the other review of Chicago, I sat back and said to myself – what show was this guy at because it certaintly was not the same Deep Purple show I saw.. First let me say something about the openers Supagroup. These guys put on a great show.. They played rock and roll the […]

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Glenn Hughes anthology

Sanctuary will release a Glenn Hughes anthology compilation titled “Voice of Rock – This Time Around: An Anthology 1970-2007”. The two-CD set will have the following release details: Glenn Hughes This Time Around: An Anthology 1970-2007 Castle Music Release Date 27/8/2007 CMEDD1528 5050749 415288 CD Disc 1 – Trapeze – Medusa Trapeze – You Are […]

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Total mayhem at Southbank

This from a Purple performance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in May 1970 that was recorded for a British TV programme Southbank Summer. This surfaced only a couple of years ago.

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Safe setlist and deafening sound enraptures

Chicago: The boys were back in town Sunday night to play to a jammed packed House of Blues (unfortunately jammed because two nights were whittled to one). Prior to main event, the crowd had to suffer through the strains of New Orleans based Supagroup. While Supagroup rocked competently, they added nothing that wasn’t derivative of […]

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Mark Stein jams with Deep Purple

At Deep Purple’s Pompano Beach show Vanilla Fudge and Tommy Bolin Band keyboardist Mark Stein jammed on Smoke on the Water with Don Airey and the band. Mark kindly sent us these images – click to enlarge: For more check out Mark Stein’s website.

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Rocking the mountain

My wife and I saw Deep Purple at the Mountain Rock Music Festival this past weekend. This was the first of what is supposed to be an annual event. Four nights of live music with camping. The full package price was a little steep, so we got one night passes for the show and camped […]

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