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Rare AC/DC, Metallica, DEEP PURPLE, Van Halen Posters On Sale In Melbourne

December 18, 2008

Blabbermouth.com According to Undercover News, Rock Prints, an exhibition of rare and limited-edition posters, is back in Melbourne, Australia this weekend. The second round of Rock Prints features posters from AC/DC, BON SCOTT, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, DEEP PURPLE, IGGY POP, JIMI HENDRIX, MC5, METALLICA, NEW YORK DOLLS, PINK FLOYD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, Read More…

Portraits Of METALLICA, RUSH, BLACK SABBATH Drummers Featured In ‘Cut To The Drummer’

December 10, 2008

Bill Ward (BLACK SABBATH), Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Neil Peart (RUSH), Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Lars Ulrich (METALLICA) are among the drummers whose portraits are featured in Cut To The Drummer, an art show and drumming event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in support of F.U.M.S. for the MS Society of Canada’s scholarship program.   Read More…

Roger Glover Birthday Message Contest – Winner Announced!

November 26, 2008

Roger Glover is celebrating his birthday this Sunday and to celebrate on DeepPurple.com, we’re running a special Birthday Message contest!  Simply send in your birthday messages to Roger – please include your name, location, and  special birthday message.  All messages must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, November 30, 2008.  One lucky winner will be chosen to Read More…

New Road Report from Steve Morse

November 1, 2008

Some notes from a few days ago: Today brings back a little reality, we’re in an airport waiting area for an airline flght. We’ve had a wonderful week or so traveling to Siberia and back to Moscow in a Tupelov 134. In the last notes I wrote about the flight attendant sternly saying ‘ticofi’ to Read More…

Steve Morse Checks In With A Tour Update

October 20, 2008

SteveMorse.com Guitarist Steve Morse of legendary rock band Deep Purple has posted the following tour update: “Here’s one that I meant to send on the last long trip, but it got overlooked until now! This was written during the amazing tour leg where we had the fantastic luxury of the charter plane. “We’re doing a Read More…

7 Days in Kyiv

October 8, 2008

Kyiv Post British rock band Deep Purple has already played in Dnipropetrovsk and Odesa this month, and its members have now reached Kyiv. After that, they will travel to Cherkasy and continue their world tour with eight concerts in Russia. Such active touring activity is not unusual for the band. Deep Purple is known as Read More…

DEEP PURPLE Singer ‘Burns Down The House’ At Charity Auction

September 27, 2008

Blabbermouth.com According to a posting on the DEEP PURPLE fan site The Highway Star, a quiet family dinner next to a charity event at a Portuguese resort Santa Barbara De Nexe turned into an impromptu performance for PURPLE singer Ian Gillan. The Portugal News Online reports: “As diners dug deep in their pockets for an Read More…


September 26, 2008

Blabbermouth.com According to a posting on the DEEP PURPLE fan site The Highway Star, PURPLE was joined by former keyboardist Jon Lord for five songs at this year’s Sunflower Jam 2008 on Thursday, September 25 at the Porchester Halls, London, England. This marked the first time that Lord has performed with the band in several Read More…

Rockin the Night Away in Estepona

September 18, 2008

From EuroWeeklyNews.com The chosen venue for the ‘Deep Purple’ concert was the bullring in Estepona, a scenario chosen in the recent years by some of the most emblematic rock celebrities.The support band, Natura, opened the night at 9pm and made sure the public and the atmosphere was warm enough to welcome the Purples. Natura is a Read More…

Deep Purple Guitarist Schedules German Clinic

September 4, 2008

Blabbermouth.com According to a posting on the unofficial DEEP PURPLE web site The Highway Star, the band’s guitarist Steve Morse will hold a guitar clinic in Bocholt on November 13 before the PURPLE show in Oberhausen, Germany. He will present his Music Man signature guitar. The clinic will be at the Alte Molkerei and will Read More…

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