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Still my rock’n’ roll heroes

Summer memories: Sweden 2008 Me and my daughter (18 yrs) took a couple of rock trips this year. First chapter starts in Öja, Sweden where Deep Purple performed in August. When we went there (camping a few kilometers away from the venue). I had almost forgotten all about it since we bought our tickets as […]

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Deeply touched in Frankfurt

The Frankfurt concert was the only one that would fit into a rather busy schedule and so we were heading there by air from Copenhagen. I listened to The Aviator 10 times during the short flight. It’s one of the most beautiful songs I ever heard. At the venue we were standing close to one […]

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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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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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The Battle Raged On in Karlsruhe

The Europahalle was very well filled. Ian Gillan’s voice was in a very good shape, to my opinion better than in Stuttgart the week before. Especially Steve was in an excellent playing mood. Butt he whole concert seemed to be a bit in a hurry, there were hardly comments or “stories” from IG between the […]

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Not getting old!

One week and a couple of shows after Frankfurt I was excited to watch the show in Karlsruhe yesterday… absolutely brillant! I still don´t know what it was in Frankfurt, maybe I had the wrong idea, but yesterday no doubts: amazing show and concert from the very beginning. All in all 10 minutes shorter than […]

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Getting old?

This was my DP Concert #25 or so… Festhalle was crowded, upper balcony not sold, maybe 8.000 to 9.000 people there. In brief, I was a little sad about the evening. At first: a great opener Gotthard! Then at 9:30 pm Deep Purple: a good setlist but no surprises, not even Mary Long that night. […]

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Raptured in Stuttgart

The Schleyerhalle was well filled, newspapers reported 10,000 visitors. The organisation around it was ok, although a handball game took place in the add-on Porsche arena. Entrance was half an hour earlier than announced, which was not wrong due to the already waiting masses. Gotthard was the perfect opener, totally different to Andrew Paul Woodworth […]

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