On This Day (April 20)…Mark VI Play The Tower Again

Deep Purple performed on this day in 1991 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their Slaves & Masters tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This was the sole album and tour undertaken by the Mark VI … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Mark VI Play The Tower Again

On This Day (April 20)…Wembley Salad Surgery

Emerson, Lake and Palmer performed on this day in 1974 at the Empire Pool in Wembley, a part of London. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Originally, this concert was going to be the last at this location. By popular demand, a fourth was added the day after this one. All four of them … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Wembley Salad Surgery

On This Day (April 20)…Rainbow’s End 2018

Rainbow performed on this day in 2018 at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the last of five tour dates on Rainbow's Memories in Rock 2018 Tour, a chance for the modern lineup of Rainbow to tour four countries in Europe. They brought a … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Rainbow’s End 2018

On This Day (April 20)…Say Hello to Deep Purple—Err, Roundabout

The band Roundabout played their first live gig on this day in 1968 at Vestpoppen Parkskolen Club in Taastrup, Denmark. The group is better known today by the name they would adopt during this debut tour, Deep Purple. Photo of the group accompanying an announcement in the paper. From left to right: Ritchie Blackmore, Rod … Continue reading On This Day (April 20)…Say Hello to Deep Purple—Err, Roundabout

Live Review: Rainbow Live at the O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic 2018-04-20

Tracks/track lengths: Over the Rainbow (0:54)Spotlight Kid (5:00)I Surrender (3:56)Temple of the King (5:39)Since You Been Gone (3:03)Man on the Silver Mountain (with "Woman from Tokyo" snippet) (6:22)Street of Dreams (4:30)Perfect Strangers (4:47)Black Night (4:35)Mistreated (10:32)Difficult to Cure (with keyboard solo) (12:10)Child in Time (12:26)Stargazer (7:45)Long Live Rock 'n' Roll (6:10)Smoke on the Water (3:40)Burn … Continue reading Live Review: Rainbow Live at the O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic 2018-04-20