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Archive for August, 2008



Win tickets to see Deep Purple with Jon Lord

Jon Lord’s official website is offering the chance of winning two tickets to see Deep Purple at this year’s Sunflower Jam in London on September 25. Forming just one part of a star studded charity event, Deep Purple will be joined by special guest Jon Lord for a few numbers. Other artists at the event […]

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Coverdale in Goldmine

Goldmine magazine has a feature article on David Coverdale, complete with an extensive interview covering everything from The Government to Good To Be Bad, including his Purple years: I left Purple after the show in Liverpool. It was so f**king embarrassing. I did not want to be part of dragging Purple into the mud, the […]

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Fall tour schedule update

The are more developments in the Fall tour schedule: All Russian dates in October are now confirmed. Another gig has been confirmed for Israel: Caesaria on September 18. Please note, that the September 7th show in Caesaria has disappeared from the tour dates list on both official sites, despite the claim by Jerusalem Post that […]

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Paicey: “It’s like second nature”

Some time in late July, Paicey spoke to the Jerusalem Post, who have just published his interview in anticipation of Deep Purple’s visit to Israel: When Roger and I play together, it’s like second nature. We don’t even have to think about it. When something’s about to happen, we know about it, even if we […]

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Ruminations at the end of a leg

Roger contemplates the end of the tour leg: If you think I’m going to sit here and look for words of complaint about the rapid passing of time, you’d be right. I realise that the precious time spent with my mother before she passed away took a large chunk out of the year but even […]

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Piracy as a marketing tool

My previous copyright rant sparked a lively discussion with Mike Eriksson who argued Personally, I still buy my music and my DVD´s and I do not like all this downloading. If somebody, like this author, wants to give his stuff away for free, good. The problem arises when somebody wants his or hers work protected… […]

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Review from an old and devoted fan

I attended the gig in Copenhagen with a VIP-ticket. Very excited to see the backstage and meet DP. At 6 PM I met other VIP-fans and this was very fine to talk to other big fans of DP. We got a tour by Gordon from the DP-staff and he did a real good job showing […]

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Norway-Montreux 1-0

A great, fantastic show really from Deep Purple at the Steinkjer festival 120 km north of Trondheim. They started at 22.00 hrs sharply, and since the nights here in mid-Norway now are becoming darker again, the light show really came on during the concert. It was a clear and beautiful late summer evening, and 6.100 […]

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No, No, No from the vaults

An alternative version of the No, No, No video from September 1971 performance at the Beat Club.

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Spanish tour update

A Gibraltar website reports that Deep Purple concert on September 11 in Marbella, Spain has been rescheduled to September 12th at the same venue (Plaza De Toros in Estepona) “due to rescheduling of the band’s tour”. Tickets already purchased for the 11th September in Estepona will now be valid for 12th September. This will be […]

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