Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at the Konserthus in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Deep Purple were at this time on their European … Continue reading On This Day (September 6)…Deep Purple Rock Gothenburg
Deep Purple and Judas Priest performed on this day in 2018 at the Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Canada. Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, and Steve Morse onstage at Centre Videotron … Continue reading On This Day (August 30)…A Long Goodbye to Quebec
Deep Purple released Bananas on this day in 2003. Album cover. Retrieved from here. (Fair use) This album marked a notable change in the band's history. It was the first … Continue reading On This Day (August 25)…Deep Purple Goes Bananas
Bands including Humble Pie, Soft Machine and Deep Purple performed on this day in 1969 at the Jazz Bilzen Festival in Bilzen, Belgium. Program for the show. Retrieved from here. … Continue reading On This Day (August 22)…Deep Purple Onstage and On Camera
The singer Ian Gillan was born on this day in 1945. Retrieved from here. While growing up in Hounslow, Ian Gillan wanted to be an actor. He instead became a … Continue reading On This Day (August 19)…Happy Birthday, Ian Gillan!
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 … Continue reading Concert 2 – Drøbak, the First Record
The first gig was terrifying...so I just went on, and bugger me, I'm playing with Deep Purple! [laughs]Don Airey recalling his first concert with Deep Purple at Skanderborg. On August … Continue reading Concert 1 – Skanderborg and the Start of Something New
Here we are, folks! Today is August 7th, 2020, and Whoosh! is finally available worldwide. It's been a long journey from that short Facebook clip I covered in February. It's … Continue reading Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait
In my “tour guide” series, I’ll be setting up guides to certain tours by certain bands. This is an aspect of a project I have been undertaking in some form or … Continue reading Tour Guide: Three Titans Tour
A guide to Deep Purple's Secret Mexican Tour, which took place in November of 1994.