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Hell to Pay choir

Nimbus School of Recording Arts is a music production, audio engineering and recording facility in Vancouver, Canada, of which Bob Ezrin is one of the co-founders. In October 2012 students of the school got an opportunity to be on the new Deep Purple album: Bob Ezrin was recording with Deep Purple at his studio in […]

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Pictures from Canada

The Canadian tour is over and truly yours had a chance to attend a few shows with a camera. Here are the results: Civic Centre, Ottawa, February 8, 2012 K-Rock Centre, Kingston, February 9, 2012 John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, February 11, 2012 Massey Hall, Toronto, February 12, 2012 These will also enter rotation on […]

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Purple in Canadian press pt. 3

Times Colonist from Victoria, BC, has published Roger Glover’s interview/profile: Now, every night I step on stage I value it immensely. [Performing] is something very few people get to experience, therefore I can’t take it for granted. That’s the only time when there’s no distractions. There’s no phone calls, there’s no computers, there’s no family, […]

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Gillan: “The juices will be flowing pretty well”

Calgary Herald has published Ian Gillan’s profile/interview, which for once, is a little better researched than you average mainstream press fare. On the news album he sounds rather enthusiastic: “I think it’s time for some new material it always injects a spark and I think we need a little lift now. There’s a lot of […]

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Purple jetsetters

Just as you haven’t been to Brazil until you saw a soccer game there, you haven’t been to Canada until you’ve attended a hockey game. Our frontline correspondent reports from the trenches: At the Winnipeg, MB show last night, Steve Morse came out for the encores wearing a Winnipeg Jets jersey (Winnipeg’s recently-returned NHL Hockey […]

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Purple in Canadian press pt. 2

The Hamilton Spectator has Steve Morse’s profile and interview mostly revolving around the story behind Contact Lost: I’m a big fan of what NASA has done. People don’t realize the research and development strides that have been made, all that technology. We’re recipients of all of that eventually. Read more in The Hamilton Spectator. Saskatoon’s […]

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Roger Glover in Halifax Metro

Halifax Metro has published a short interview with Roger in anticipation of the February 4 Deep Purple show: When asked by fans if he thought 40 years ago he’d still be performing today, Roger Glover doesn’t hesitate in his reply. “Yes, it’s all going according to plan.” Though the Deep Purple bassist makes light of […]

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Meet’n’greet Paicey in Ottawa

There will be a Meet and Greet event with Ian Paice in the afternoon of February 8, between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm at the Dave’s Drum Shop. Admission is free. Dave’s Drum Shop is located at 390 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0Z1.

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Purple in Canadian press

As the Canadian tour approaches, musician’s profiles and interviews start appearing in local media. Niagara This Week has Steve Morse’s profile titled The Morse Code. London Free Press (that’s London, Ontario) has a rather interesting interview with Ian Paice where he does not mince his words: I believe that we have another good record in […]

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Drum clinic in Toronto

Ian Paice will hold a drum clinic in Toronto on Monday, February 13 at 2:00 pm. The clinic will take place at Just Drums located at 137 Willowdale Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M2N 4Y3. Admission is free. There will be raffle tickets on sale at $5 each, $10 for 3, with no limit, for the Ian […]

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