On This Day (October 21)…Enraptured Purple

Deep Purple released Rapture of the Deep on this day in 2005. Album cover. Retrieved from here. This album was the second album of the Mark VIII era, following Bananas, which had been released in 2003. By this point, even newest member Don Airey had been with the band for three years; every other member … Continue reading On This Day (October 21)…Enraptured Purple

On This Day (May 20)…Going Bananas in Haugesund

The intensity of [Deep Purple] this night was amazing. They looked like 25-year-old rockers, and not like a band that's been in this game for 35 yearsOlav E. Droenen about Deep Purple's performance at Haugesund. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple performed on this day in 2005 at Rådhusplassen/Rocktent in Haugesund, Norway. Ad for the show … Continue reading On This Day (May 20)…Going Bananas in Haugesund