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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…

Ian Paice Talks to the Jerusalem Post About The Current Tour

August 24, 2008

Blabbermouth.com Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice spoke to The Jerusalem Post about the band’s upcoming shows in Israel. The legendary British rock act has booked three shows at the Caesarea Amphitheater on September 7, 8 and a return engagement on September 18, and they’ve added an even larger show at The Hangar in Tel Aviv Read More…

DEEP PURPLE Bassist Issues Update From The Road

August 23, 2008

RoadrunnerRecords.com “If you think I’m going to sit here and look for words of complaint about the rapid passing of time, you’d be right. I realize that the precious time spent with my mother before she passed away took a large chunk out of the year but even so, I find myself looking at September Read More…

Fan Review of Copenhagen Show

August 20, 2008

Soeren of Denmark wrote: I attended the gig in Copenhagen with a VIP-ticket. I was very excited to see the back-stage area and meet DP. At 6 PM I met other VIP-fans and it was very fine to talk to other big fans of DP. We got a tour by Gordon from the DP-staff and Read More…

The New Steve Morse Signature 100

August 20, 2008

After a year of constant research and development in the ENGL sound lab, ENGL proudly presents the ultimate amp Steve Morse was seeking: The new E 656 Steve Morse Signature 100. Whether performing hard rocking riffs in Deep Purple or more complex playing in his solo appearances, this amp was desgined to deliver the high Read More…

It’s Christmas Already!!!

August 16, 2008

MetalCracker.com Hell Yeah Metal Heads! In our little,twisted world it’s already christmas.Looks like it’s going to snow metal this Fall,if not for real snow! Eagle Records will be releasing a star studded Metal Christmas record this Fall.Twisted Sistor did it back in October,2006,Motorhead did a Christmas edition of Ace of Spades(single)-but this time around you Read More…

London Review

August 11, 2008

Deep Purple, Excel, London (Rated 4/ 5 ) By Pierre Perrone Monday, 11 August 2008 When Ritchie Blackmore left Deep Purple for the second time in 1993, many predicted the end of the group who put the classic in rock. Now the guitarist and his madrigals have fallen so far off the radar he only Read More…

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