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Archive for June, 2016



Summer Solo Shows

Don Airey continues to add ad hoc shows to his summer schedule, the latest being “Beer and Music on the beach” August 10th, which does have a ring to it! Apparently entry is free. In addition he will playing at Cambridge Rocks!, a fund raising event for Addenbrokes Hospital on August 3rd.

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Rainbow, over and out…

All three ‘Rainbow’ shows have now taken place, so here is a little round up of what we found out…. from HardrockHaven: Christopher Willow: When you play a bass solo, you like to play it just alone or to the other instrument? For example, Cozy Powell played sometimes his solo to the organ. Bob Nouveau: […]

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Rescheduled Shows – Unconfirmed!

In what seems like a remarkable recovery period, two of the Swedish shows cancelled last week appear to have been rescheduled for early July. The shows being listed are for Gothenburg on July 1st and Stockholm on July 2nd. Please be aware these are as yet unconfirmed by the management, so buyer beware. http://www.gronalund.com/sv/scen-show/konserter/deep-purple/ http://liseberg.se/sv/hem/Scen–show/Stora-Scenen/Deep-Purple/ […]

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Monsters Of Rock 2016 @ Loreley

It has been quite a while since the last “Monsters of Rock” festivals and so the Rainbow rising again seems to be a perfect opportunity to bring the trademark back to life. Originally advertised as “Ritchie Blackmore´s Rainbow and Guests” the guests revealed shortly after were Thin Lizzy and Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. According to […]

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Krasnodar June 8 Press Conference

Deep Purple were present at a press conference is Krasnodar recently, and a youtube clip of the event can be seen below. Topics covered the recent Hall of Fame induction and the progress on the new album. Yes, press conferences really are that exciting. thanks to Yvonne Osthausen

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Writer in Japan interviews Roger, Don and Steve….

Writer Glenn Williams has posted transcripts of three interviews the held with Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse recently during the Japanese tour. A quick update on the album Roger? What can you tell us? RG: Well it’s hard to describe music really. It’s like how do you describe the Mona Lisa? A woman […]

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IAN PAICE: “THANK YOU!”

JUNE 17, 2016 “A big thank you to all the people who have been in touch with me expressing their concern about my health. I think you will appreciate that there have been too many to answer every one personally. So if I don’t reply to you please accept my apologies, but there are only […]

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MESSAGE FROM IAN PAICE

From www.deeppurple.com To all the people who were expecting to see Deep Purple in Sweden and Denmark this week I would like to let you know the reason the shows were not possible,and also to stop all the speculation and rumours. On the morning of the 14th of June I woke up to find that […]

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Deep Purple Stockholm and Gothenburg shows cancelled. – Update

Live Nation Sweden are reporting that tonights show in Stockholm and tomorrows show in Gothenburg have had to be cancelled due to illness. As yet we have no further news, please check with the venue before travelling! Looks like Horsens is off too.

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Theres something you don’t see every day…

July 13th 1985 in Zurich, Switzerland. The band are receiving their gold and platinum awards from the Swiss sky diving team on behalf of Polydor Records… view here…

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