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Bangalore press & show report

I finally got to see Deep Purple in India. Although I’ve seen Deep Purple several times in the US, beginning in 1996 in support of ‘Perpendicular’, I’ve always wanted to see them in my home country. Since relocating to the US, I’d missed the band in 1995 in Mumbai and Delhi, and subsequently in Bangalore […]

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Purple school in India

Cathedral School Grounds – How appropriate for the Gods of Rock! Before I talk about the show, here’s some trivia. This time I was a privileged concert goer. The reason: as a creative professional handling the business of Deep Purple’s main sponsor (Royal Challenge Whisky), I was involved with the promotional activities leading up to […]

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Purple blow in Buenos Aires

Deep Purple blows minds at the Club Ciudad de Buenos Aires For the third time in (almost) a year I was able to enjoy of one of the greatest bands in the history of rock n’ roll. Even though the band has not its original “Mark”, Steve and Don do a great job. But anyway […]

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Deep Purple in Córdoba

Desde hace 3 meses que conoci la noticia ..Increible noticia, que Purple venia a Cordoba, no deje de pensar en el show. Sabia que si venian solo a Bs. Aires cabia la posibilidad que no pudiese verlos, pero se me dio y anoche tuve mi “primera cita” con esta Impresionante banda de Rock and roll […]

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Purple Alegre, Brazil

This is a review of Deep Purple’s latest appearance in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Nine years ago, I saw them, also in this city, during the Purpendicular Tour. This new gig, however, was better. The show started right on time, at 9:00 PM, and last for two hours. The following set list was played (no suprise […]

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Purple Night in Curitiba

Ian Gillan in Curitiba. Pic by Bruno Mathoso. See more photos below. November 26th will be forever an unforgetable night in my life. It was the first Purple concert I’ve watched live, and the guys are in their better form, Gillan looks like a funny kid on the stage, smiling and joking all the time […]

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Something spiritual in Uruguay

After a few days the details of the concert slip away. Just can´t recall if Morse played a Zep. riff (which he did) or if Airey played the imperial march (which he did)… Who cares if they played Thing´s I never Said (wonderful song) or if Ian Gillan “ghosttravelled” the stage during Rapture Of The […]

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Montevideo rocks with Deep Purple

At the afternoon, the rain makes me think that there’s no concert today, but at 8 p.m the rain is over. We are two Deep Purple fans. We never saw the group before, and it was their first time in Uruguay. The Velodromo was full (outdoor) and the expectations were big. After the local support […]

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Globetrotting in France

From Harlem in the Netherlands we flew to Rennes to see our great Deep Purple. When we walked on Friday evening around the Rennes city we saw a bill bord on front off the Virgin Megastore. We were very very lucky when we read that on Saterday at 13.30 pm Deep Purple came in the […]

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Cournon: True professionals

I went to the Deep Purple concert in France at the Zenith in Clermont Ferrand and had the most amazing experience, watching what can only be called true professionals. The music was the best I had ever heard, and full compliments to the most incredible signing voice. I always thought the group were incredible on […]

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