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Deep Purple are confirmed to play in London, UK on July 30 at the ExCeL. This is the venue for the British International Motor Show. Tickets can be ordered at www.seetickets.com and concert tickets include admission to the motor show during the day.

24 Comments to “Nobody’s gonna take my car”:

  1. 1
    Tricky Trev says:

    What with The Kremlin and now a motor show, what next? Playing at half time during The FA Cup final, recording TV jingles or maybe even the music for call centres when they put you on hold!

  2. 2
    Chris says:

    What does it matter where/when DP play? July 30th is my birthday, (56th), so I HAD to book some tickets for me and the missus!!!!!!!!!

  3. 3
    Craig Storey says:

    Oh good grief!

  4. 4
    Stefan says:

    Selling their souls to McDonalds perhaps, Tricky Trev…………….???????????

  5. 5
    Ale says:

    Youre polemics have no sense at all.
    They sell music, not their souls.
    If a man decides to work only for “holy men”, maybe he won’t work a day in his life.
    What’s the problem with this show?
    Sometimes it seems that people talk only for the pleasure of talking, no matter what they say.

  6. 6
    Tricky Trev says:

    Yes it does matter where Purple play, does it matter who your ‘missus’ sleeps with Chris? Keep that money rolling in Chris, Stefan I am getting increasingly pissed off and they would only sell their souls to McDonalds if they offered more than Burger King or KFC, coming soon to a venue near you, Deep Purple the package tour, fast food rockers doing their one hit, Robbie Williams plugging T mobile and the prince of Darkness Ozzy flogging his butter commercial while Sharon plugs the X factor and her autoboigraphy, if money had a dick it would talk to Purple and give them everything they needed, Money talks was no joke, any fule kno that!

  7. 7
    Ale says:

    It’s good to see that DP fans have such a moral integrity. Yes, we are perfect and our favourite band is evil.
    They play for money…incredible, isn’t it?

  8. 8
    Drdp says:

    Anybody remember the SOTW Dorito’s commercial w/ Ali Landry? Or the Space Truckin’ Chrysler Ad????? They’ve been doing this for years and I say GOOD ON THEM. It’s now standard pracice amoung ALL artist so why should’nt DP try to get some extra exposure & $$$$$$$?????? After all the record industry BS and mismanagement that these artists have to deal with, any way they can make up for being CHEATED is alright with me.

  9. 9
    Ale says:

    I agree.

  10. 10
    CHEATED says:

    I agree too, let’s have guitar strings sponsored by Tesco, security by mothercare at concerts and a great big Volvo sign on the ¬£25 tour T shirts, why not just have the next album sponsored by the highest bidding mobile phone company and make it only available via an Indian call centre after filling in a lengthy form included in a box of tea bags?

  11. 11
    Animal. says:

    Nah, please No DP-bling-bling at showes of other interests. Guys keep rocking your own show for millions, nothing else.

  12. 12
    David Sanderson says:

    I will go to the next DP show in my area, some may say out of blind faith, I prefer to say out of loyalty, I recall Dave Gilmour being not totally convinced about a Pink Floyd tour being sponsored by Volswagen (I bought the T shirt to prove it), we all ‘sell out’ I am sat in my Adidas and Levis’s watching Man Utd on my Japenese TV in their AIG (who exactly are AIG?) shirts, marketing is a part of our every day life, you have no idea what deals are made ‘behind closed doors’ personally I have no intention of attending this show as I disagree with music being OBVIOUSLY linked with politics/business or any blatantly direct ‘buy this product’ cues. I love DP and have been a fan since before puberty and I’m 40 now, I can understand artists with a short career or shelf life doing this kind of show, the likes Robyn, Mika or the Scissor sisters doing this but a band that has survived 40 years and virtually wrote the book on heavy rock and then some, it just doesn’t seem right.

  13. 13
    Rascal says:

    They sold their souls to rock ‘n’ roll, buts its wise to keep a check on the pension fund.

    Keep the bucks rolling in boys!

  14. 14
    big al says:

    Hard to believe the moaners on this site- the band play and get paid for it- its not a new concept! With cd sales down then the older acts do more gigs (QUO/ALICE COOP/ETC) Its not like most people on this page would turn down a pay rise for doing something they love, so stop knocking em go to the gigs and enjoy it whilst its there!!!

  15. 15
    Gig attender says:

    Gigs as in tour dates would be great but this amounts to
    flogging a dead horse!

  16. 16
    Stormin says:

    Talk about not being able to please all of the people all of the time!…personaly I,m not bothered where they play has long has they play!

  17. 17
    Ted the Mechanic says:

    I’ll service the free car they are probably getting for doing this show! Will the next tour programme be written by Jeremy Clarkson?

  18. 18
    Tracy Heyder says:

    Am I missing something here?

    Is all of this contrary jargin going back and forth in regard to the little henpeckers justifying whether or not a “band of professionals” plays a gig at a venue where tickets are being sold to pay the professional band mates? Are you all ‘MAD’????? I thought that was what “Professional Bands” did. Play and get paid for doing so…..no matter where they are lucky enough to do so.

    These guys “Work Their Fingers to the Bone” and if you are lucky, they may make it to your town where you can witness it.

    PURPLE ROCKS!!!!!!!!

    Congrats to those who get to see them live, no matter where it may be….

  19. 19
    JR66 says:

    Two things: (1) there is no moral issue here, so get over that one … BUT (2) will the fact that they are playing at a trade show have an impact on the gig?

    About (2), I have no idea – we none of us have the faintest clue – but I fear that it will result in a shorter set, which means more standard DP classics, which means less room for improvisation and extended musical explorations … PERHAPS

  20. 20
    stoffer says:

    It is a simple concept, “to work and get paid for it”. Whether corporate sponsors or private parties take the $$ if they offer it, I don’t know about you but I would.
    Like Tracy Heyder said go see them, no matter where (while we can).

  21. 21
    Crash test dummy says:

    When Highway star was recorded, Gillan had only just passed his driving test and now he is due for his OAPS test, he must get nostalgic for that V6 1972 model, maybe they should give him a free Robin Reliant or pay him to pretend to be a real rock star and drive his sponsored Volvo through the corporates in suits he criticises in his lyrics but bends over backwards to accomodate! Money talks!

  22. 22
    Jackie says:

    Some people are just never satisfied.
    We should be thankful that they are all still around and making good music. Lets face it some bands from the old days (I wont mention names because those who really know their music will know whom I’m referring to)either get back together for just a one off reunion show/tour or are still going but have lost all their spark and might as well do “Unplugged” versions of their music – because they dont have the energy or talent (whatever the case may be) to still rock. Lets face the fact that DP are no longer young men and wont be around for ever so lets appreciate them, while we still have them – where ever they play.

  23. 23
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  24. 24
    Chris says:

    Check out comments 2, 3 and 6: I saw the show, ’twas brilliant, anybody who has a problem about me enjoying myself for the best part of 2 hours – get a life, I bet winter nights fly by in your house Craig Storey/Tricky Trev and my missus only sleeps with me TT, so careful, unless you like hospital food.

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