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A Venue Change in Rio de Janeiro

November 3, 2006

There has been a change of venue for the show in Rio de Janeiro. The concert will take place in Rio Centro. It has the same capacity as the previously announced venue. Please make a note of this so you go to the right place.


Rock ‘n’ Roll Stars Aid Complimentary Therapies in the NHS

August 6, 2006

It costs £5,000 a year for one therapist to work one day a week on the wards with patients, their families and the staff where they provide emotional and physical support, supporting patients from diagnosis to journeys end and these treatments are available both within the Acute Cancer Care Unit and the Outpatient’s Department at Read More…


Deep Purple Summerfest Show Review

June 30, 2005

Deep Purple Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI June 30th, 2005 Summer in Wisconsin can only mean one thing . . . Milwaukee’s Summerfest! Billed as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” it runs from June 30th to July 10th in 2005 and features no less than 9 stages and over 800 performances. As a long time DEEP PURPLE Read More…


Delving into Deep Purple

June 30, 2005

By Larry Widen Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Fueled by the unforgettable riffs from songs such as “Highway Star,” “Woman From Tokyo” and “Smoke on the Water,” Deep Purple became one of the most successful and influential hard rock bands of the 1970s. Its distinctive sound was forged by keyboardist Jon Lord, lead guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, bass Read More…


Deep Purple Communicate on a Cosmic Level

August 22, 2004

By Nick Mlatchkov inmusicwetrust.com Following their successful February 27th gig at Massey Hall and a fantastic appearance on the Mike Bullard show the next day, which somehow served as Mike’s swan song on Global TV as it was cancelled soon after, Deep Purple almost sold out the 16,000 seater Molson Amphetheatre in Toronto on August Read More…


Going Bananas with Deep Purple’s Steve Morse

April 30, 2004

By Matthew Shapiro Jambands.com When most music fans hear the name Deep Purple, undoubtedly the opening riff of “Smoke on the Water” immediately pops into mind. The song was inspired by a Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention concert that went awry and burned down a Switzerland casino the night before Deep Purple was Read More…


Deep Purple – Regent Theatre

April 27, 2004

By Michael Dwyer The Age “Up Close!” it said on the ticket, which may have been a euphemism for “Last Days!” were it not for the reception accorded this year’s umpteenth incarnation of Deep Purple. The everlasting British rock group filled the Regent twice at the weekend and even they appeared gobsmacked by the warmth Read More…


Live Album Celebrates 30 Years of Deep Purple

January 24, 2000

By Paul Sexton Billboard A double live CD of Deep Purple’s orchestral concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall Sept. 25 and 26 will be released in the U.K. today by Eagle. “Deep Purple In Concert With The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Paul Mann” features classic Purple tracks, solo endeavors, and keyboard player Jon Lord’s Read More…


Deep Purple Back in the Saddle

March 6, 1998

By Isaac Josephson Rolling Stone When asked how Deep Purple’s sound had evolved on their upcoming album, Abandon, manager Bruce Payne told JAMTV, “It hasn’t. It’s Deep Purple.” Slated for a May 15 street date, Abandon is Deep Purple’s 24th studio release since their 1968 inception. Unlike 1996’s Purpendicular, which Payne called a “soft, transitional Read More…


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