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Archive for September, 2007



Blackmore on Tracks

Ritchie Blackmore was featured in the French/German TV program Tracks that aired on Arte TV Germany on September 28. The show is posted online and, as far as we know, will be available there for 7 days:

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Child in Time 2002

St.Petersburg, Russia, March 17, 2002. That Russian tour marked the official arrival of Don Airey as the new keyboard player and the last tour that Child in Time was performed live. Even though Gillan did a remarkably good job that particular night (help from guitar on the high notes notwithstanding), you can hear why it […]

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New Q&A with Steve Morse

Another installment of Q&A with Steve Morse has appeared on deeppurple.org. Phrygian dominant scale, tips on changing your point of view, and the reality of keeping your bags packed — read all about it here.

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Purple gets recognition from Rhino

Purple family will be featured in the upcoming 4CD compilation The Heavy Metal Box planned for release on Rhino. The compilation spans history of the heavy metal from 1968 to 1991. While normally a yet another Deep Purple compilation would not deserve mentioning it in THS news, it’s good to see acknowledgment of Purple and […]

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Durham Concerto premiere

Durham Concerto by Jon Lord will be performed by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mischa Darmev at the Durham Cathedral in England on October 20. Jon will take part in the performance as a soloist playing Hammond. Durham Concerto is a piece of music that Jon had been working on since he left Deep […]

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New Blackmore’s Night DVD

Blackmore’s Night will release a new live DVD called Paris Moon. Release date has been set November 2 for Germany, November 5 for the rest of Europe and November 6 for USA (the latter presumably in NTSC format). The DVD package will also include an audio CD. Track listing as follows. DVD Format: DUAL LAYER […]

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Glenn Hughes TV appearances in Bulgaria

Glenn Hughes is in Bulgaria and is doing a television blitz. Tonight, September 25, he will be a special guest on the TV show Komicite which will air on September 28 at 21:00. On September 27 he will appear on Slavishow and will perform Mistreated with the in-house band. The show starts at 22:30 on […]

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Roger Glover confirmed for Concerto performance

According to the freshly redesigned deep-purple.com, Roger Glover’s appearance for the Concerto performance at the Malcolm Arnold festival has been confirmed. He will join Jon Lord and an “all star band” on October 7 at the Royal & Derngate Theatre in Northampton, UK.

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Sunflower Jam reports

The charity concert happened last weekend, and we’ve gotten some pictures from the event thanks to Fabian Gastellier; we’d like to hear your impressions if you were there.

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Blackmore on Richard Quest’s show

As we have reported previously, Blackmore appeared on the Richard Quest’s show Quest For Rock’n’Roll which aired over the weekend on CNN International. The segment runs for 10 minutes and is rather well done. It revolves around the SOTW riff, with the bad old days aptly illustrated by the Hofstra footage, and then Ritchie appearing […]

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