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Hell to Pay on TV Total

Deep Purple live at TV Total, Apr 24 2013

Today, April 24, the band also appeared on the German TV show TV Total. They performed Hell to Pay live (and not All the Time in the World as was announced earlier). Watch it on ProSieben.de

Thanks to Milan Fahrnholz and Ralle for the info.

29 Comments to “Hell to Pay on TV Total”:

  1. 1
    stoffer says:

    Love it?! Awesome?! you know what I really like is the young people in the audience singing along knowing the lyrics, simply great. Never happen here in the US where most of the fans are old like me, what a shame 🙁

  2. 2
    Greg says:

    Doing what they do best Live, Raw, Loud, Fresh,
    Sure to be an absolute corker Live.
    The chorus SENSATIONAL
    “Up the revoluuuution were all prepared to die” Gonna Be Hell DUH DERDAHHH “Hell To Pay”
    Please just get this Album to The land Downunder QUICK!!

  3. 3
    MacGregor says:

    This is the song they ‘should’ be playing ‘live’ to promote the new album & tour. Not the ballad, that is a good slow melodic song, but Purple need to Rock, & people need to hear Rock music from the band Deep Purple.

  4. 4
    Tommy H. says:

    I love those first performances of new material. It sounds and feels exciting. Although I wasn’t very convinced of “Hell To Pay” the first time I heard it, I see a lot of potential and I hope that we’ll hear a longer live version of it after the album has arrived everywhere. Somebody mentioned that the original album version is way longer than the single version which they seemingly performed at TV Total.

  5. 5
    T says:

    Ganz toll!

  6. 6
    Oz says:

    Gillan sounds voice sounds great, and yes the rest of the band too

  7. 7
    cyclone says:

    This jingle sticks in your head all day. I like it. Hopefully FM Stations take the opportunity to run with it.

  8. 8
    Marcel says:

    Great perfomance!
    In Germany there will be a special Edition with a download code to the track “First Sign of Madness” (it’s one of the tracks that didn’t make the album). It will only be available at MediaMarkt for 14, 90 Euro. Sounds pretty interesting.

  9. 9
    Chip says:

    It’s a great song to promote the record. It has the fist pumping element you need to get folks interested. It’s a rather brilliant mix for the single release as you have two very different songs….probably the two most conventional tracks on the recording I’ll venture….that hopefully will hail some rather ingeneous stuff. I can’t wait to download this on Tuesday.

  10. 10
    RikUK says:

    Nice One! 🙂

    And if you play the 3rd and 4th videos from the show the house band introduce the guests with SKOW(Jaqueline) and BN(Dr.Mittring).

    Nice to be able to capture and follow all this promotion. DP(2 Ians) on BBC Radio 2, 4 and 6…would never have thought it.


  11. 11
    Karl-Heinz says:

    Fantastic live version on TV Total. This song is a MUST for the upcomming tour. This will rock WACKEN.
    Unfortunately it lacks the Hammond solo of the album version. The best Don Airey Solo ever (it sounds really Lordish).
    Best DP song since “The Battle Rages On”.


    PS: Wacken is a Heavy festival and needs special heavy songs. I’m sure Gillan is in the best form since 20 years, so that they can play “Child In Time” the first time since 2002. Please do it in Wacken, this would be a real surprise.

  12. 12
    Average Joe Blow says:

    It’s a nice raw and loose performance. I like that in a live perfomance setting, Hell to Pay is already evolving beyond the studio single version thats been out online for the past couple of weeks.

  13. 13
    Tor says:

    Now What?! This was blistering performance. It make me so glad that they really reinvented the “purple wheel” for this song. This is Deep Purple at its best. I really like that Steve Morse have been putting more effort in melodic solos also, not only the “lazy” chromatic runs.

  14. 14
    micaloneus says:

    That was rockin’ fun.

  15. 15
    HardRockPete says:

    Well……… WOW! They still got it BIG TIME, and I can’t wait to hear the whole album! At age (soon to be) 68 Gillan still sings great (and I mean really GREAT!!), and the band is firing on all 8 here!! They got stamina like no other band! Like no other!!!

  16. 16
    LRT says:

    @MacGregor, ATTITW is not the ballad, it’s just a slow number. “Blood From A Stone” is the ballad, and not a cheesy love song either like “Haunted” or “CQA.” This is an explosive languid ballad.(likely about Roger’s divorce, “Box Of Tricks” pt2, me thinks)

  17. 17
    MacGregor says:

    There is life in the old dogs! Good solid rock song with a great riff. Hell To Pay indeed with Purple & Sabbath both resurrected, hard rock is still in a safe place! Sabbath last night in Brisbane were devastating to say the least! The 2 new lengthy songs sounded great ‘live’, Also all the classics, Ozzy voice was great, I was pleasantly surprised by his vocal performance, Iommi was as always, brilliant & what a guitar sound he has, mind blowing! God bless Geezer on bass, what a trouper he is! A shame that Purple who were here not long ago, didn’t do what Sabbath did & premiere a couple of new lengthy songs as well! Oh well, maybe next time, but time is running out!

  18. 18
    Milan says:


    It even goes beyond the show that purple where there. On thursday they introduced Dave Davis with “Stormbringer”!

    btw. their keyboard player used to be in Jon Lord´s Gemini Band on occasion!

  19. 19
    Michiel says:


  20. 20
    Michiel says:

    It is an AMAZING and truly inspired album! Even funky at times (‘Body Line’, as groovy as ‘Gettin’ Thighter’).

  21. 21
    Mike says:

    The album is now available on Spotify!!

  22. 22
    Michiel says:

    ‘Gettin’ TIGHTER’, of course. Guess that must have been a Freudian typo. 😉

  23. 23
    Michiel says:

    They also did ‘Riders On The Storm Part II”, in ‘Blood From A Stone’. It’s a very, very entertaining album. Best one they’ve made in ages. And it has ‘JON LORD’ written all over. Superb, thank you!

  24. 24
    Michiel says:

    The keyboard solo on the Rainbow-influenced ‘Hell To Pay’ is vintage Lord.

  25. 25
    RubyRed says:

    Great song, but I hate to say that Ian Gillan sounds pretty terrible, even out of tune in places. It breaks my heart to say that but its true. Sorry Ian.

  26. 26
    Paul, Netherlands says:

    In one word: stunning! Absolutely great. ROTD was somewhat of a disillusion to me. If Hell to pay is representative for the rest of the album (and German reviews on amazon point that way) they certainly are back on the track. Love it!

  27. 27
    Tracy(Zero the Hero) Heyder says:

    This is Radio Play Rock at it’s finest as far as coming from Purple. “Nobody gonna take my car cause it will be Hell to Pay”!!!!??????


  28. 28
    Ivica says:

    Excellent old school rock song, good job Bob Erzin
    Concert energy transferred into the studio, great live music, great musicians
    instrumetalni solo reminds of the mix concert performance .. the final part of “Pictures of Home” and “The Well Dressed Guitar”.
    Don and Steve as the old battery chargers
    old triplet in a standard element
    Deep Purple for the 21st Century

    DP in Rock

  29. 29
    cyclone says:

    Get these chaps on Jay Leno or any other late night US show. Instant promo!

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