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A suitable case for treatment

Many of you who attended the recent shows have been wondering why Big Ian keeps disappearing behind the curtains during the unusually lengthy instrumental breaks, what he’s been up to, and generally if he’s in good health. Caramba TV offers us a unique behind the scenes look at his (potentially NSFW) emergency treatment:

35 Comments to “A suitable case for treatment”:

  1. 1
    Roberto Guerrini says:

    Ah ah ah……big Ian …;-)

  2. 2
    Mike Quinlan says:

    That is awesome, fair play Ian, now get yer asses to the States

  3. 3
    Kasper Kjærsgaard says:

    Those lovely nurses could cure me from any disases – and propably hand me some fresh ones too!

  4. 4
    Micke says:


  5. 5
    Murray Shuttleworth says:

    now if only the nurses I had were like that 🙂

  6. 6
    Chris Hayward says:

    Oh the life of a rock and roll star boobies and all

  7. 7
    MacGregor says:

    Poor Mr Gillan, life is a long song eh! Nice chick in the little shorts, she would be a bit too much for Gillan these days me thinks! Sheeeesh, now I am sounding jealous, damn & blast! The things I’ve missed out on, NOT being a rock star! Cheers!

  8. 8
    LRT says:

    Will it ever really come out about yet another thing he’s done? What on earth is the deal? There must be someone at the butt end of this joke and it’s not JQ Purple fan, can’t be. I can think of something that needs actual rehearsing lately and it isn’t this. Not sure whether to be tried on this or not, there must be something behind it. lol

  9. 9
    Dave says:

    Hey, it’s only rock n roll!

  10. 10
    Errol Arias says:

    Jajajaj wonderful sense of humour…Good for Ian ! Sorry for Roger,Paicey,Steve and Don… But be careful…Bron could visit Caramba Tv or Thehighwaystar and watch this video and then..big Ian could suffer real injuries this time! Jajaja God bless all this guys! And Long Live Deep Purple !

  11. 11
    Rikk Desgres says:

    Love his t-shirt. Ian still young at heart!!!!!!

  12. 12
    Jeff Summers says:

    Haha!! Hilarious 🙂

  13. 13
    Drdp says:

    That’s it.That’s the ticket….Vigorous Chest Massage……..Just not on the patient……

  14. 14
    Stephen James Smith says:

    New Orleans beckons… come on down!

  15. 15
    kraatzy says:

    Now I understand, why the unique fan can´t get often a DEEP PURPLE backstage pass
    … because there are “some little problems with the health of our BIG IAN”
    … and they have to loose these problems … 😉 in a simple way 😉




  16. 16
    massimiliano gisolfi says:

    the tee he’s wearing says TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG… f*****g great Ian !!!

  17. 17
    Kim Peters says:

    I’m jealous.

  18. 18
    Bo says:

    This is fun, but I remember that Ian had more active fun I the old days when he was backstage.
    But great fun.

  19. 19
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    Now that’s Rock & Roll. YOU GO ‘BIG IAN’! Glad he is receiving proper treatment. Obviously not covered by ‘Obama-Care’. I think if I were him, I would take my time recovering from whatever is ailing him. Can’t be too careful. Those nurses know what they are doing and need to be at his disposal for a looooooonnnnng time. At least a few months.


  20. 20
    Martin says:

    Looks like he’s a “Hard Lovin’ Man” with a “Call of the Wild” in his “Seventh Heaven”
    Check your Heart Big Ian !!!
    The sound backstage it’s incredible !!
    Best momento at 2:08
    Cheers !!!

  21. 21
    Jim Irons says:

    Bloody marvelous.

  22. 22
    LRT says:

    Vincent Priceless?!

  23. 23
    Jean Million says:

    can someone explain me what it is ? cause i didn’t follow the story from the beginning

  24. 24
    Louise Carvell says:

    You sir, are an absolute legend!! x

  25. 25
    Daniel Miller says:

    There’s a man who truly loves his job!
    Long live rock n roll!
    My admiration for Big Ian is boundless.

  26. 26
    nupsi59 says:

    Sure, he had some fun backstage, but:

    Don’t make jokes about illness and death!

    Have a nice Day!

  27. 27
    stoffer says:

    ha ha, freakin’ awesome, gotta love his sense of humor…..I hope the ‘powers that be’ (stuffed shirts) at the RnR HOF see this… lol

  28. 28
    T says:

    Same nurses I had when I got my hip replacement.

  29. 29
    James Gemmell says:

    The man behind the curtain…reminds me of the Wizard of Oz.

  30. 30
    Ivica says:

    The old performance” Space Truckin” ,Ian would have had more time .. and younger

    Long live Ian

  31. 31
    Purple Ron says:

    Looks like Big Ian seems a bit “Difficult To Cure”… ?!
    But thankfully it certainly looks that he’s doing well and I hope we will be able to enjoy his wonderful performances and sense of humore for many more years to come.
    So thank you for this very usefull update and glimpse of insight of all that goes on behind the scenes regarding Mr. Gillan’s health issues.
    Proven the video I don’t think he’s waiting on our ‘get well soon’ messages and is looking very much forward to more treatment by these tasty nurses.
    The lucky guy.
    Cheers to you Ian!

  32. 32
    Tracy Heyder (Zero the Hero) says:

    He needs to follow up with a lap dance from the Nun in the Vincent Price video…..

    ‘YEAH BABY’!!!!!!

  33. 33
    Volker says:

    Great, I’m still laughing! It must be the gig in Stuttgart, right?

    Hope see you soon!

  34. 34
    cyclone says:

    I will gladly stand in as his stunt man.

  35. 35
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    I took the Vincent Price Video and joined it to this one at the front and play it all the way through….. “Booooiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnggggggg”!

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