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Archive for November, 2008



Japanese girls rule!

Another one from the weird covers department — an anonymous Japanese 22 year old girl amuses herself by recording guitar covers and posting them on Youtube. And did I mention she can play? See for yourself…

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Bolin special on US radio

Monday December 1st, from 7:00-8:00 am (central time) Stormin’ Norm from KKFI 90.1 FM in Kansas City will be having John Herdt and Johnnie Bolin as special call in guests. Norm will be discussing all things Bolin, from the new guitar by Dean to the new books on Tommy and the new Hartman Pedal. Norm […]

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Stunning in Munich

My girlfriend and me, had trawelled from Denmark to see Deep Purple….and only for that. Well we came early to Munich on Saturday and spent all the afternoon and night in Olympia Park.. It’s was a sunny day, like the evening should be. The evening stared with Gotthard…. a german rockband…. and I can tell […]

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Headbanging New Year

“We Wish You a Metal Xmas…and a Headbanging New Year” is the title of a Christmas album released by Eagle Rock Records back in October.

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Basel: Best band ever!

I think, I am not the only one when I say: Yes, Deep Purple is really the best band ever! 😉 Well, I am 16 and I was with my friends and my dad in Basel at the Deep Purple concert. It was the second gig this year for me. But before the show started, […]

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Bamberg plagued by poor sound

To start with the positiv things… I had the best view you can imagine for a concert. first row just in front of steve. good venue and a good setlist and the company of a wonderfull woman. everything perfect for a great concert……….. but it wasnt. it was much toooooo loud and my ears are […]

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From Berlin: Many thanks!

As usual I wasn’t disappointed. The show was cool, although I was standing in a poor place where too many basses were heard. [What? Roger’s and whose else’s? /Rasmus] I’ll choose a sitting place next time:). It was so nice to hear “Contact lost” and “Perfect strangers” again. But the biggest surprise was “Wring that […]

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Saving on transport

New episode on CarambaTV:

In these cash strapped times it is heartening to know that the full value of the road crew is appreciated and taken into account when dealing with the band’s budget.

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Los Gauchos De Acero

Speaking of Argentina… Ladies and gentlemen, we present you (pre)teen sensation — Los Gauchos De Acero (The Steel Gauchos). The Gauchos are brothers Jorge: Victor Emilio (age 15) on guitar and vocals, Martín Gustavo (age 12) on bass, and Agustin (age 11) on drums.

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The ghost of Ritchie Blackmore

Joe Satriani reflects on his Purple stint in a recent interview for Living Legends Music:

It was the easiest thing in the world to step into it. Because it’s just like sitting on top of a perfect wave that keeps carrying you along and giving you a great ride…

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