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Archive for June, 2008



Purple Rainbow

It looks like there’s a new band in the purple family. It’s called Purple Rainbows and the lineup is Joe Lynn Turner — vocals, Bobby Rondinelli — drums, Tony Carey — keyboards and Craig Goldy — guitar (no word yeat as of who’ll take bass duties, but I hear that Glenn Hughes might be available). […]

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Fall tour in Europe

We have more confirmed tour dates for this Fall autumn: Deep Purple will continue touring well throughout September, October and November. They will start this leg with an open air in the midst of the oil fields of Siberia, then visit Israel (where they haven’t played since 1991), then off to the bullrings, beaches and […]

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Lucy’s Song, continued

As mentioned earlier, Roger Glover has been involved with the Linda McCartney Center on this song. We’ve been informed that there will be a limited edition CD available from www.deep-purple-net at a cost of £5.99 inclusive of UK postage. Orders for the CD will be taken up until July 31st 2008. Both formats will include […]

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Morse solo projects update

Steve Morse used the break in the busy touring schedule to work on the new Steve Morse Band album: We have 10 songs, ranging from a classical guitar/bass piece to a Bluegrass instrumental, and of course, many tracks reminiscent of the style on ‘Southern Steel’. He has also completed a solo album in collaboration with […]

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New installment from Caramba TV

Big Ian continues his insightful observations of the daft world that surrounds us…

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Jon Lord at a gala dinner

Here is you big chance to wine and dine with Jon Lord. The Scotsman reports: SPACES are still available at a gala dinner to celebrate investments in Edinburgh’s six colleges. The annual Edinburgh and Lothians Colleges Group dinner is being held on June 19 at Prestonfield Hotel and is set to be attended by Deep […]

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Blast from the past

Okay, maybe not that distant past… Not wanting to start a yet another pointless Blackmore vs Morse debate, ‘ere’s a though for ya: Blackmore leaving back in 1993 was the best thing that happened to this band in 20 years. We, as fans, got twice the music to enjoy.

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