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Hell or not

Tonight Steve Morse Band will jam with Jon Lord in Hell. That would be great to see. I also wanted to see Nightwish which playing there tomorrow. Hell Blues Festival is a great place, I was there 2 years ago when Jon Lord was jaming one night and the second night he had a solo concert in Nidarosdomen in Trondheim (Norway). Anyway, I didn’t made it to Hell this year. But I saw Nightwish yesterday in Stockholm (Sweden). It seems like some Deep Purple fans like them. Their last album, Once, is a masterpiece. A few years ago they did a cover of Rainbow’s “Snowman”, which can be found on the album “Bent Out Of Shape“. Nightwish version is called “Walking In The Air“.

Take care
Benny Holmstrom



5 Comments to “Hell or not”:

  1. 1
    Rasmus Heide says:

    Unfortunately Jon Lord cancelled his appearance at this year’s Hell Blues Festival just a few days before he was due onstage with The Steve Morse Band.

  2. 2
    mikesmfc says:

    How come Jon Lord cancelled?

  3. 3
    Rasmus Heide says:

    I don’t know.

  4. 4
    Daewon Lee says:

    Anyway, what tune was scheduled to play with Jon at that day?

    (Speed King in instrumental version ? I actually imagined that. Or Dixie Dregs’ tune which needs keyboard solo?)

  5. 5
    Anders Lyngstad says:

    Steve Morse mentioned at the very beginning of the concert (with the Steve Morse Band) that Jon had to cancel due to illness in the family. That’s how I interpreted it at least.

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