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Something old, something new

The documentary DVD that was included in the 4CD+DVD box of the Made in Japan reissue this spring, will be released separately as a standalone DVD by Universal on December 12 (at least in continental Europe). In other news, Deep Purple (Overseas) and Universal are remixing Made in Europe for a box set release some […]

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Back to the Bone

There’s a new Whitesnake live album out — Live In ‘84 – Back To The Bone. It features the band in transition from the good old boogie band to the hair metal one. The album comes in two editions: DVD+CD and standalone DVD. The bulk of the DVD was recorded at a festival in Seibu […]

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Live at Wacken 2013

Last year Deep Purple performed at Wacken and, as we all know, their performance was filmed and about an hour of it was shown on German TV. UDR Records has just released a lengthy 3DVD/3Bluray/2CD compilation of the festival performances, and this includes one track from the Purple set — Lazy. The track list of […]

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Made in Japan documentary teaser

Deep Purple (Overseas) has posted on YouTube a teaser for The Rise of Deep Purple MK II documentary (which, from this teaser, actually sounds more like The Fall of Deep Purple MK II 😉 ). The full documentary will be included on the DVD part of 4CD+DVD Made in Japan edition due out on May […]

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Made in Japan ‘2014 formats rundown

[Updated] Universal has announced that a new remaster of Made in Japan will be released (at least in the UK) on May 19, 2014. It will come in three gabazillions of different CD, vinyl, blu-ray, and download formats, which we will try to summarize here.

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Perfect Strangers Live in the charts

Since its release earlier this month, Perfect Strangers Live enjoyed success in the charts. As the album was released on both video and audio, it had a chance to enter charts in both categories (where available): UK Music Video Top 40 #1 on (week ending) October 26, #8 on November 2; #15 on November 9, […]

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Made in Japan documentary teaser

The original management company Deep Purple (Overseas) has posted a teaser for the Made in Japan documentary that is being prepared for release some time early next year: The documentary component highlights the Mark 2 period of the band with a focus on the recording of ‘Machine Head’, the friction that developed within the band, […]

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Perfect Strangers Live – first review

This was posted in our comments section elsewhere on the site. We decided to edit it an promote to a standalone post, so you can post your own impressions of the DVD in the comments. I received the Japanese DVD of this show 2 or 3 weeks ago. Black Night should be familiar to most […]

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One for the road

Perfect Strangers Live is out today and the record company offers another clip.

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Black Night from Perfect Strangers Live

Eagle Rock has posted a second preview clip from the Perfect Strangers Live DVD, which is due to be released on October 14.

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