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Rumors of Deep Purple’s Final Tour of Europe – NOT TRUE

July 22, 2010

Deep Purple and their management have confirmed that the rumor, from an unknown source, that this year’s tour of Europe will be the band’s last, is UNTRUE.  Deep Purple is currently on tour in Europe, making stops in Italy, Germany, France and more.  This will NOT be the last time Deep Purple’s European fans will Read More…


July 16, 2010

monstersandcritics.com Live Photos of Deep Purple from their concert in Lisbon. Click above link for more!


Deep Purple Guitarist Remembers Ronnie James Dio

May 20, 2010

Blabbermouth.net DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW): “Ronnie Dio was a real musician. He was a guy that everybody liked, and always sang loud, in tune, and strong, with that famous voice. I Read More…


Deep Purple Bassist On Dio’s Passing

May 19, 2010

Blabbermouth.net DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover has released the following statement regarding the passing of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, ELF): “A huge part of my life just disappeared. Words are not enough, emotions are too much. “My sincere condolences to Ronnie’s family and friends.” Glover Read More…


Steve Morse Update From the Road

May 9, 2010

Type A in Taipei… I am still getting used to being in Asia, food-wise,but they sure have managed to keep order out of what looks like too many people in a small space. The audience in Taipei was incredible, very energetic!  We just arrived in Hong Kong, and you just can’t imagine the immensity of Read More…


Interview With Ian Gillan as Deep Purple Heads to Melbourne

April 23, 2010

Harbant Gill Herald Sun SAY Deep Purple and just about everyone will sing you that instantly recognisable riff which defines their Smoke on the Water. The band will bring that 39-year-old rock classic live to Melbourne’s Festival Hall on Sunday next week. We catch British-based vocalist Ian Gillan at his Portugal studio amid a hectic Read More…


Steve Morse Birthday Message Contest! – Winner Announced!

July 27, 2009

Steve Morse is celebrating his birthday July 28th and to celebrate on DeepPurple.com, we’re running a special Birthday Message contest! One lucky winner will be chosen to receive a $20 gift card to the DeepPurple.com Online Store AND an autographed photo of the band! So be creative and get started now! Need more incentive – check Read More…


Deep Purple, Iron Maiden Members Confirmed For ‘The Sunflower Jam’

June 9, 2009

Blabbermouth.com Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN), Micky Moody (ex-WHITESNAKE), Margo Buchanan (ex-PINK FLOYD) and Murray Gould (ex-ELTON JOHN) will take part in THe Sunflower Jam 2009, a fundraising event organized by the British charity Sam Buxton Sunflower Healing Trust. This year’s Sunflower Jam will take place on Thursday, September 24 at London Read More…


Classic Rock Corner: Ian Gillan’s Deeper Shade of Purple

March 31, 2009

Bob Ruggiero – Classic Rock Corner The Houston Press Though best known as the talented tonsils behind British hard-rock legends Deep Purple, Ian Gillan has also found the chance to log in some serious studio and road time both fronting his own bands and as a solo artist. Gillan’s new CD, One Eye to Morocco Read More…


Ian Gillan Talks About Inspiration For New Solo Album

March 18, 2009

Blabbermouth.com Edel Entertainment’s international label earMUSIC has set a March 23 U.K. street date for for “One Eye To Morocco” — the first studio album with all-new material in ten years from Ian Gillan. “One Eye To Morocco” will be released on March 31 in North America via Eagle Rock Entertainment. In Europe, “One Eye Read More…


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