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The cogs of justice turning slowly, but surely

EU General Court made a ruling yesterday, October 4, 2018, in the legal dispute between Blackmore and Paice over the ‘Deep Purple’ trademark. In April 2013 Blackmore applied to register the trademark in EU to cover musical recordings, clothing, and entertainment services. Apparently the name of the band was (and still is) unregistered. Should the […]

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Touring update

Deep Purple are in the process of finalizing the dates for a tour of Mexico this November. In an unusual twist of events, the dates are already posted on the official site, albeit some venues are still to be determined, and none are on sale. Glenn Hughes has added several more European dates to his […]

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First date for 2018

First date for the 2018 leg(s) of the Long Goodbye Tour has surfaced — Deep Purple are slated to play in Kraków, Poland, on July 1. Tickets are going on sale November 3 trough a variety of outlets: www.ebilet.pl, www.eventim.pl, www.ticketpro.pl, www.biletin.pl (hooray to the competition). Keep your eye peeled for the other dates that […]

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Don Airey on tour

Just a quick public service announcement that Don Airey Band starts European tour tomorrow, March 11. If you’re in the neighbourhood — go and see them. The venues are intimate, the tickets are not that expensive, the musicians are top notch, and they are playing the music we all love. Just go. A snippet from […]

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Monster Truck for European tour support

Canadian band Monster Truck will be supporting Deep Purple on their European tour from the beginning through to the Stuttgart gig on June 14. This combination are no strangers to each other as Monster Truck already have played support slot on the Canadian tour in 2012. Since then the neo-“classic rock”-sounding band have released a […]

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The long goodbye tour

It is now more or less official: Deep Purple will play the UK in November 2017 and the tour is being promoted as The Long Goodbye Tour. Tickets go on sale December 9, with presales starting a day earlier. Support for all 5 shows will be Europe. There are also some a lot less official […]

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Hughes’ tour rebooked

New European tour dates have been posted to Glenn Hughes’ web site. As you might remember, he was booked on an extensive tour of the continent co-headlining with Living Colour, who pulled out at the 11th hour due to being double booked by their management. Consequently, the whole tour had to be scrapped. We are […]

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Glenn Hughes tour changes

There has been some changes to Glenn Hughes tour dates scheduled for November-December this year in Europe. The changes have likely been precipitated by co-headliners Living Colour pulling out “due to an unforeseen conflict”. Undoubtedly, they would have accounted for a not an insignificant portion of the sales, so some dates have to be cancelled, […]

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Memories in Rock track listing

Track listings for the different formats of the new Rainbow live release Memories in Rock — Live in Germany started surfacing. Here’s what we know so far.

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Hughes’ European tour

Glenn Hughes has announced a European tour towards the end of the year. The tour starts in Stuttgart, Germany, on November 22, also visits Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, France, and Spain, and wraps up on December 14 in Madrid. Living Colour are billed as co-headliners for the whole tour. The blurb says that tickets […]

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