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The way of the dodo

It’s official: the upcoming Deep Purple tour of Australia has been cancelled. It is with great disappointment that Deep Purple will not be performing at the Pandemonium Festival shows (or Newcastle side-show) in Australia this month. Deep Purple never wants to disappoint, and so this is a difficult piece of news for us to share […]

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Burn, Australia, burn

Australian tour dates for Glenn Hughes have been announced for October 2024. These are billed as the 50th anniversary of Burn, so expect the purple set. Ticket presales start on April 5th at 10:00 AM local time via Hardline Media. Further details available in our calendar. In other Glenn news, he posted a brief update […]

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Tenor profaggio

Ian Gillan spoke to the Australian podcast Long Way to the Top. The new Deep Purple album was discussed, among other things, and Ian mentioned that it will be coming out in July.

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We’ll make it twenty!

In this interview with Australia’s Noise11, Ian Paice revisits the past, sometimes criminal, often not so much.

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Pandemonium down under

Deep Purple are confirmed for 4 dates in Australia in April 2024. They will perform at the travelling festival/package tour called Pandemonium, along with Alice Cooper, Blondie, Placebo, Wolfmother, Dead Kennedys, and several other acts.

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Hate to see you go

Today, July 16th, marks 10 years since dear Jon is no longer with is. Here’s something-something for you to raise a glass in his memory. Back in 2003 he arrived to Australia to endulge his classical side, but could not play the piano due to an injury. Fortunately, he could still play the Hammond (we […]

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Like a good neighbour

In this 1987 interview George Harrison talks about the first time he saw Deep Purple in concert and jammed with them. Which happened on December 13, 1984, in Sydney, Australia.

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Success as impediment to progress

A rather interesting interview done with Ian Gillan in Australia in 1999. It is particularly interesting to see how well what he said about evolution of the band some 20 years ago has aged.

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Whitesnake in Brisbane cancelled

[UPDATED] Whitesnake show on the double bill with Scorpions on February 24 in Brisbane, Australia, has been cancelled:

Unfortunately due to a medical emergency within the Scorpions tour party, Scorpion and Whitesnake show scheduled to take place at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre tomorrow, Monday 24 February 2020 has been cancelled.

🎟️Tickets purchased by credit or debit card will be refunded in full

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Down to Earth down under

Graham Bonnet spoke to Australia’s Heavy Magazine promoting his upcoming short tour down there. He mentioned that he will be marking the 40th anniversary of Down to Earth by performing the whole album live: We’re actually going to play the whole ‘Down To Earth’ album that I did with RAINBOW that’s never been done before, […]

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