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Deep Purple Has a HUGE Prize for You

April 9, 2008

For a very limited time (48 hours only), Deep Purple is offering a COLOSSAL prize. From 12:00 AM on Thursday April 10, 2008 to Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:59 PM (EST), anyone who purchases a Purple Envy or Purple Flame VIP package for any Deep Purple show will receive a $50 Gift Card to DeepPurple.com! That’s Read More…

Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water voted top guitar riff

April 3, 2008

from DailyRecord.co.uk The guitar riff on Deep Purple’s Smoke On The Water has been voted the greatest of all time. Ritchie Blackmore’s iconic four-note tune was followed by Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit and Walk This Way by Aerosmith. They topped a poll of the top 25 guitar riffs by London’s Tech Music Schools to coincide with their 25th anniversary celebrations. Most Read More…

New Interview with Ian Gillan!

March 6, 2008

By Alex Emery (Bloomberg.com) March 7 (Bloomberg) — Deep Purple lead singer Ian Gillan comments on the hard-rock band’s career over 40 years and plans to record a 19th studio album next year. Gillan made the comments during a Feb. 19 interview at his hotel in Lima before performing a two-hour show the next night Read More…

Summer Tour Schedule Announced!

March 4, 2008

Deep Purple has just announced their tour schedule for the summer of 2008. Deep Purple will be hitting Europe hard and the guy’s can’t wait to visit beautiful cities such as Verona, Cologne, Copenhagen, Riga and so many more. DeepPurple.com is your one and only source for VIP ticket packages, so keep checking back for Read More…

Fans in Lima Ready for Deep Purple Concert Tonight

February 20, 2008

From LivingInPeru.com   (LIP-ir) — Over 10,000 people in Lima are anxiously waiting for the Deep Purple concert, which is to be held tonight at the National Stadium. After eleven years, the members of the English hard rock band will play in Peru once again and let thousands of Peruvian fans know why they are considered Read More…

“How Deep is Your Love?” Winner!

February 14, 2008

Greetings and happy Valentine’s Day! Wow!! DeepPurple.com would like to thank all the fans out there who spent their time to show their love for Deep Purple. You are all very dedicated, which made it especially difficult to pick out a winner. However, one special story touched our hearts and we couldn’t resist. Congratulations to Mic Read More…

Ian Paice, Glen Hughes, Thunder To Perform At London Charity Concert

January 28, 2008

from blabbermouth.net Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice and THUNDER are among the artists who will share the limelight to raise money for ChildLine at the indigO2 in London on Thursday, March 13. Sponsored by Kilmartin and hosted by Radio 2’s “Whispering” Bob Harris, ChildLine Rocks aims to raise a six-figure sum for ChildLine. Special Read More…

Don Airey’s ‘A Light In The Sky’ Pre-Order Available

January 27, 2008

from Komodo Rock Don Airey, keyboardist extraordinaire, has been a major player on the heavy rock scene for nearly 25 years, having worked on well over a hundred albums, and been a member of countless bands. Don Airey is currently the keyboard player in DEEP PURPLE. Apart from writing, recording and touring with them he also Read More…

Ian Paice and Others Guest on Ranfa Album

January 14, 2008

Drummer Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), guitarists Bernie Marsden (ex-WHITESNAKE) and Tracy G (DIO), singers James Christian (HOUSE OF LORDS) and Roberto Tiranti (LABYRINTH) are among the guest musicians who appear on the debut RANFA album, “Little Hard Blues”, which was released on December 24, 2007. Audio clips are available at this location. RANFA is the nickname of Andrea Ranfagni, a powerful Italian singer who lives in Florence. “Little Hard Blues” Read More…

Don Airey Releases New Solo Album

January 9, 2008

from Blabbermouth.net DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Don Airey will release a new solo album, “A Light In The Sky”, on February 22 via Mascot Records (click HERE to preorder). For “A Light In The Sky”, Airey has gathered together a different set of collaborators (though Laurence Cottle ofSting/Eric Clapton/Brian Eno/Bill Bruford fame once again contributes precision bass-playing), though naturally Don provides the record’s central creative thrust — an entertaining Read More…

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