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Above and Beyond Expectations

Deep Purple live at Clyde Auditorium (Glasgow, UK 2013-10-13) I recently went to the Glasgow Auditorium to see Deep Purple on their Now What 2013 tour. I was apprehensive as I saw them in the SECC in 2003 when Lynyrd Skynyrd were the support band and Skynrd played them off the stage. Purple were at […]

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Deep Purple Joy

Deep Purple live at Roundhouse (London, UK 2013-10-17) Having not seen DP in a band situation (sans orchestra) for a number of years, this was one of the most anticipated shows for me for a while. The Now What ?! album was very contemporary, and my god, so was the show. As much as the […]

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Smoke over Zwolle.

Deep Purple live at IJsselhallen (Zwolle, Netherlands 2013-10-19) I saw the band the 19th, in Zwolle The Netherlands, and i can say without a doubt this truly was the best show I ever saw this line-up of Deep Purple do, they really are at the best of their game on this tour. I have seen […]

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From grandeur to majesty

Classic Rock has a positively glowing review of the October 17 gig at the Roundhouse in London: It starts with the swelling grandeur of classic intro Mars, The Bringer Of War, and ends with the sweltering majesty of Black Night. This is Deep Purple in 2013, showing that they transcend age, era and trend. They […]

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Smoke on the Wacken

[Updated #2: even more video] On August 1 Deep Purple headlined probably the largest heavy metal festival in the world — Wacken Open Air. Uli Jon Roth came on stage to join them for Smoke on the Water, and the whole performance was filmed in 3D for a future DVD/Blu-ray release. BraveWords has a report: […]

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Music in Your Face

Deep Purple live at Montreux Jazz Festival (Montreux, Switzerland 2013-07-19) Getting blasted by SOTW in Montreux, always a special experience. For the rest, a typical, high-energy concert, with only three new tracks (Vincent Price, Above and Beyond, Body Line) (Editors note: All the Time in the World was also played, so four new songs!) and […]

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Back In The City Of Churches

Entertainment Centre Adelaide Australia The boys back in town to play a great piece. Have been a great follower from a far, back from 72ish, when i saw them in Melbourne in the Blackmore era. Steve Morse is a legend , as with Airey, the rest of the lads unbeleivable to pump out the energy. […]

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High Volume BrisVegas

Date: 2013-02-26 Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane Australia Great to see DP at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre Brisbane. This venue seems to pump up the volume more than other venues in our city.A nice a nd loud set which is a DP must.Great to hear a few different tracks of In Rock……”into the fire” was a […]

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