Concert 2 – Drøbak, the First Record

August 10, 2001 saw Deep Purple with Don Airey performing at another festival for their second date together. This festival was at Drøbak, Norway. Airey is often referenced as the tourist of Deep Purple, often going off in whatever city the band happened to be and experiencing the place. However, even if the group did … Continue reading Concert 2 – Drøbak, the First Record

On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple In The Absence of the Lord

Deep Purple announced on this day in 2001 that Jon Lord would be unable to take the stage at the beginning of their forthcoming tour. The Highway Star carried the announcement. This is the earliest evidence I can find for this news. Due to knee surgery Jon Lord will not be joining the rest of … Continue reading On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple In The Absence of the Lord